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Primary Healthcare Research Day 2017

Posted by GHO Admin on January 31, 2017 in Events

Date: May 17, 2017
Location:  Four Points by Sheraton, 1496 Hollis St., Halifax   
Keynote speaker: Dr. Jeannie Haggerty

Primary Healthcare Research Day, now in its 4th year, is an opportunity for learners, decision-makers, citizens, and researchers from a variety of disciplines to come together and celebrate primary healthcare research happening across the province. Research Day is presented by Collaborative Research in Primary Health Care (CoR-PHC).

Calls for poster and oral presentation abstracts will open on March 1, 2017.

Watch for more information.

Dr. Jeannie Haggerty is a professor at McGill University.  She holds the McGill Chair in Family and Community Medicine Research and her domains of research are the factors related to accessibility and quality of primary care, particularly the impact of health system policies and reforms.  She is the Nominated Principal Investigator of a Canada-Australia research program that aims to improve access to primary health care for socially vulnerable populations.  She is also Scientific Director of the Quebec Primary Health Care Knowledge Network, Réseau-1 Québec.