Nine graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine have received Master’s Awards: Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Awards provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in a health related field at a Canadian institution. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.
The 2013 Master’s Award: Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships recipients in the Faculty of Medicine are:
|Kimberly Burrus||“Associations of Ethnicity, Social, and Behavioural Factors with Cancer Incidence and Mortality in BC Regions”||Carolyn Gotay, Professor in the School of Population & Public Health|
|Innie Chen||“Healthcare Utilization for Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women Undergoing Hysterectomy”||K.S. Joseph, Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology|
|Stephen Choi||“The identification of master regulatory genes (MRGs) whose altered expression and activation play a central role in the development of metastatic prostate cancer”||Yuzhuo Wang, Associate Professor in the Department of Urologic Sciences|
|Cara Dunkley||“Genital Pain and Disordered Eating in Women: A Mixed Methods Study”||Boris Gorzalka in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, and Lori Anne Brotto, Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gyneacology|
|Jillian Gauld||“Modeling hospital intervention strategies for infectious disease control using novel contact networks”||Babak Pourbohloul, Associate Professor in the School of Population & Public Health|
|Elizabeth Halvorsen||“Regulatory T Cell Accumulation in Pre-metastatic Tissues in Response to Primary Tumour Hypoxia”|
|Kirsten Marchand||“Perceptions of innovative orally administered treatment for long-term opioid dependent participants in the SALOME clinical trial”||Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, Assistant Professor in the School of Population & Public Health|
|Mandi Schmidt||“Aberrant Palmitoylation in the Pathogenesis of Huntington Disease”|
|Jenna Smith||“The impact of Vincristine induced neuropathy on sensorimotor function in children diagnosed with cancer.”||Naznin Virji-Babul, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy|