MSSU Newsletter Winter 2020

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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

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In this Issue


  • Patient Partner profile: Juanna Ricketts**
  • Maritime Health Atlas consultation with Community Health Boards**
  • New Knowledge Snapshots series*
  • Patient Partner Consultation—and a shift in language
  • MATCH video receives special commendation*
  • Update on SPOR Phase II funding application

Consult Corner

  • New systematic review—risk factors for back pain in young people*

Research Update

  • UniCITY publishes Participatory Asset Map*
  • 811 Nova Scotia survey update*
  • Myeloma PSP first survey update*

Engagement Opportunities

  • Pre-announcement: CIHR IHDCYH Youth Advisory Council
  • IMAGINE Network Study

Upcoming Events and Training

  • KT Canada National Seminar Series
  • Explore! Lunch and Learn—Patient Engagement
  • Data Access Privacy Training
  • Troutville: Where People Discuss Fairness Issues
  • Dalhousie Crossroads Conference
  • BRIC NS Primary Health Care Research Day—Call for Abstracts

Funding and Job Opportunities

  • MSSU job opportunities (Halifax, NS and Saint John, NB)*
  • Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Health Program (Antigonish, NS)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Strengthening Transitions in Pediatric Care (Halifax, NS
  • CHILD-BRIGHT KT Innovation Incubator

Publications and Resources

  • Recent peer-reviewed publications
  • UniCITY Participatory Asset Map

SPOR Community Updates

  • Data Access Support Hub (DASH) launched*
  • Perspectives on Patient-Oriented Research video series
  • New episode of SPORcast

MSSU Updates

  • New staff members
  • Congratulations and a farewell

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** Un résumé de l’article est disponible en français.