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THUNDER BAY – Presentations will be taking place at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre during the week of March 11-18. Some of the best and brightest will be sharing details about their groundbreaking, patient-centred research.

The Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute (TBRRI) and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) will be co-hosting a week-long series of oral and poster presentations that highlight the patient-centred research that’s happening in our community. The roster of presenters includes prominent physicians, scientists, registered dietitians, nursing professionals, PhD candidates and others.

These presentations are open to the public, especially those who are interested in learning about how research can enhance patient care. Young, aspiring students who want to pursue a career in science or healthcare are also encouraged to attend and interact with the presenters.

Admission is free and parking passes will also be available.
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The Different Faces of Clinical Research for Medical Learners

Dr. Syed Zaki Ahmed, TBRHSC

Friday, March 11

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ICP Main Meeting Room 2178, TBRHSC

Engaging the First Nations community to address invasive Haemophilus influenza type A disease.

Dr. Eli Nix, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Monday, March 14

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

ICP Main Meeting Room 2178, TBRHSC 

Developing an Integrated Care Pathway for Pregnant Women Who Use Substances in Northwestern Ontario

Dr. Naana Jumah, TBRRI/TBRHSC

Monday, March 14

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Auditorium A (3rd Level), TBRHSC

Hyperpolarized and Inert Gas MRI and Xenon Biosensor Molecular MR Imaging

Dr. Mitchell Albert, TBRRI

Tuesday, March 15

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Auditorium A (3rd Level), TBRHSC

An Evaluation of Nutrition Risk Screening at TBRHSC

Julie Stachiw RD, Marisa Tamasi RD, and Vasilinka Tsar MR Intern, TBRHSC

Wednesday, March 16

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Auditorium A (3rd Level), TBRHSC

Low-cost Digital Mammography

Vlad Sukhovatkin, CTO, XLV Diagnostics

Wednesday, March 16

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

ICP Main Meeting Room 2178, TBRHSC

Working Towards Portable and Accessible Hand Rehabilitation Tools: Behavioural and Brain Research Into the Development of a Novel Visuomotor Adaptation Task

Andréa Hantjis, MHSc, TBRRI

Thursday, March 17

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Auditorium B (3rd Level), TBRHSC

Sensori-motor Control of the Hand Post-stroke – A Unique Collaborative Approach in Thunder Bay

Vineet Johnson, Lecturer, Lakehead University’s Department of Kinesiology

Thursday, March 17

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Auditorium B (3rd Level), TBRHSC

Personalized Health

Dr. Ingeborg Zehbe, TBRRI and PhD Candidates Melissa Togtema and Robert Jackson

Thursday, March 17

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

ICP Main Meeting Room 2178, TBRHSC

Research Authorization Process at TBRHSC

Laurel Knowles and Jon Scully, TBRHSC

Thursday, March 17

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

ICP Main Meeting Room 2178, TBRHSC

Poster Display Session
Thursday, March 17

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Auditorium A (3rd Level), TBRHSC

For more information about these presentations or any of the activities that are taking place during the week of March 11-18, visit www.tbrhsc.net/researchweek2016 or contact Imran Malik by email at MalikI@tbh.net or by telephone at (807) 684-6571.