Child & Youth Health
LAUNCH + NETWORKING EVENT
SHRF is excited to host a strategic coming-together of researchers, knowledge-users, community organizations, healthcare providers and leaders to foster relationship building and collaborative research in the field of
Child and Youth Health.
SHRF is the provincial funding agency that funds, supports, and promotes the impact of health research that matters to Saskatchewan. SHRF also serves as a trusted and neutral convener between multiple stakeholder groups involved in the Saskatchewan health research ecosystem.
Solutions Focus Areas
SHRF's Solutions Program encompasses two research grants that support interdisciplinary teams of researchers working hand-in-hand with knowledge-users to address timely health needs in Saskatchewan. SHRF's 'Solutions Focus Areas' direct strategic funding to the areas of human health in need of timely, collaborative and impact-oriented approaches. SHRF is proud to announce 'Child and Youth Health' as a new Solutions Focus Area, beginning in the 2023-24 funding year.
About the Event
When: Wednesday, March 29, 1:00 - 4:00pm
Where: Candle-Span Room, Innovation Place, Atrium Building
(#104 - 111 Research Drive, Saskatoon SK)
Who: Researchers, policy-makers, community organizations, knowledge-users, healthcare providers and those with lived experience
Please note that this is an in-person event
Check-in opens: 12:30pm
Opening Remarks: 1:00pm
Patrick Odnokon - SHRF CEO
Susan Nedelcov-Anderson - Special Advisor to Saskatchewan's Children and Youth Strategy, Government of Saskatchewan
Christine Chambers - Scientific Director, Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health, CIHR
Karen Tilsley - SHRF Director of Programs and Partnerships
Networking Break: 2:20pm
Community Partnership Panel: 2:40pm
Rachel Engler-Stringer + Stefanie Foster - 'Come to the Table: School Food Program Development'
Michael Dubnewick + Brian Lewis - 'Stories to Lead By: Experiences of Indigenous Youth in Growing Young Movers'
Stacey Lovo + Ursula Roberts - 'Pediatric Rehabilitation and Remote Access to Care'
Closing Remarks: 3:55pm
Open Networking: 4:00 - 4:30pm