MSSU Newsletter Fall 2021

Publication Date: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

The latest MSSU quarterly newsletter is out – and jam-packed with news, events, engagement opportunities and more!

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In this Issue


  • MSSU releases 2020-2021 Report to Community*
  • Marking the First National Truth and Reconciliation Day
  • Pre-announcement: New MSSU Maritime Scientist Studentship Awards*
  • Redesigning Patient-Oriented Research training for online delivery*

Research Updates

  • Supporting transitions in care*
  • Projected outcomes of an expanded role for pharmacy professionals in the provision of publicly-funded immunization services in New Brunswick
  • Supporting collaborative approaches to primary care*
  • Exploring 811 use in Nova Scotia – summary findings online*
  • A new approach to supporting informal caregivers of people with dementia

Community Updates

  • Dr. Jill Hayden leads Cochrane Review of exercise treatment for chronic low back pain
  • Mental wellness of coaches and support staff throughout the Olympic Games
  • New CIHR Health System Impact Fellows*
  • Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy and Dr. Christine Chambers inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
  • Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo Inducted into American Academy of Nursing

Engagement Opportunities

  • New Patient Partner opportunities 
  • Transitions in Care*
  • Share your experience with collaborative research
  • READYorNotTM Brain-Based Disabilities Trial

Funding Opportunities

  • SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant
  • Operating Grant: Indigenous COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity*

Upcoming Events and Training

  • Keeping up with Knowledge Translation
  • NB-IRDT Lunch & Learn: Knowledge Transfer
  • Implementation findings from the PriCARE Program
  • Dalhousie University Health Law Institute Seminar Series
  • MSSU POR Training

Publications and Reports

  • Recent publications and reports

SPOR Community Updates

  • A Journey through Public & Patient Engagement in Health Research: A Road Map
  • Indigenous Research Level of Engagement Tool (IRLET)

MSSU Updates

  • New staff members and farewells 

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