Research Events

DoM Research Day 2021

The Department of Medicine Research Day 2021 took place as a virtual event from April 26 - 30, 2021. The event featured thirty podium presentations and numerous poster and abstract presentations from department members, residents, undergraduate students, research fellows, graduate students, and research associates.

Dr. Joanne Langley, Professor of Pediatrics & Community Health & Epidemiology; CIHR-GSK Chair in Pediatric Vaccinology at Dalhousie University and Head, Division of Infectious Diseases at IWK Health, provided an interesting and informative Research Rounds at the event, on the topic of COVID-19 vaccines – the Canadian story so far.

Congratulations to the award recipients at DoM Research Week 2021:

Award Recipient Title
Best Core Resident Presentation Jasmine Mah, PGY3 Internal Medicine No where to go: Socially vulnerable adults are more likely to have longer hospital stays and be transferred to ALC status awaiting long‐term care

Presentation: Oral
Best Subspecialty Resident Presentation Thomas Brothers, PGY4 General Internal Medicine Uptake of slow-release oral morphine as opioid agonist treatment among hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder

Presentation: Poster
Best Undergraduate Student Presentation Martha Foley, Undergraduate Student The Impact of Combined Warm and Cold Ischemia Time on Post Transplant Outcomes

Presentation: Oral
Best Case Report Presentation Kari Lynn Middleton First report of a Thiotepa Autologous stem cell transplant for a patient with primary refractory Burkitt Lymphoma and Central Nervous System involvement

Presentation: Oral
Best Graduate Student Presentation Jack Quach The impact of a long-term structured physical activity intervention on frailty and mobility disability

Presentation: Oral
Best Research Fellow Presentation Shanna Trenaman Potentially Inappropriate Drug Duplication in a Cohort of Older Adults with Dementia

Presentation: Oral
Best Research Staff Presentation Rachel Warren HDL-cholesterol and haptoglobin (Hp) phenotype in the ACCORD lipid trial: the good, the bad and the dysfunctional

Presentation: Oral