Advisory Committees

Scientific Advisory Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Scientific Advisory Committee is to provide a link to the Maritime research community, to recommend inter-provincial research policies and priorities, and to serve as the official link between the SPOR SUPPORT Unit and Maritime based SPOR Networks. 

Roles & Activities

The Science Advisory Committee provides advice to and takes direction from the Executive Committee regarding building collaborations between researchers and knowledge users and advocating for the MSSU in the research and health care/health policy communities. 

Data and Privacy Advisory Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Data Access and Privacy Advisory Committee is to facilitate the development, implementation, and maintenance of the data platforms of the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU). The committee is also committed to streamlining data access committee and research ethics board application processes and to managing issues related to privacy legislation and regulation.

Roles & Activities

The committee provides advice to, and takes direction from, the MSSU Executive Committee regarding the data platforms and issues of privacy and data sharing.

 

Training Advisory Committee

 

Purpose

The purpose of the Training Advisory Committee is to contribute to the training of highly qualified personnel, health and health services researchers, and Health Authority and government personnel in the areas of patient-oriented research, knowledge translation, and use of secondary health data. It will accomplish this by bringing together representatives of stakeholder organisations to identify, implement, and share best practices in patient-oriented research and health services research, monitor regional training opportunities and needs, explore ways to collaborate to improve training opportunities, and advise on development of MSSU training initiatives.

Roles & Activities

The committee provides advice to, and takes direction from, the Executive Committee regarding these training priorities.