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MARCH 2023

McGill institutional Research Data Management strategy and the SMRC

The Digital Research Services (DRS) team at McGill University has notified the Tri-Agency  (Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)),  about the completion of the McGill Institutional Research Data Management Strategy on February 24, 2023.  

The Tri-Agency have acknowledged receipt of this strategy. Therefore, given the SMRC's affiliation with McGill University, the Research Data Management Strategy therefore applies to St. Mary's Research Centre.

For more information please visitMcGill Institutional RDM Strategy | Digital Research Services Hub - McGill University

Welcoming Théra Kankonde

Welcome to Théra Kankonde. Théra is site coordinator (St Mary Hospital) for the e-IMPAQC project. She responsible for recruiting and harvesting patient data. Théra previously worked as a regional coordinator for LoveMatters Congo. She is presently enrolled in public health studies at the Université de Montréal. LinkedIn



TEMPO Project continues!

Congratulations to Dr. Sylvie Lambert and her team who received funding of $100,000 for 1 year from the Canadian Institutes Health Research (CIHR) to continue the TEMPO project. Follow TEMPO on Facebook.


Welcoming Shant Donabedian!

Shant Donabedian is a site coordinator at Lakeshore Hospital for the e-IMPAQc Program under the supervision of Dr. Sylvie Lambert. His job involves recruiting and guiding patients through the e-IMPAQc study program. Shant graduated from McGill with a B.A. in Psychology, and has worked as a study coordinator for the SCNLab.



Welcoming Helen Adler!

We are welcoming Helen Alder, new research assistant in the e-IMPAQc team under the supervision of Mona Magalhaes & Dr. Sylvie Lambert. Helen is responsible for tasks in Health Equity documents & Education factsheets progress. She will be graduating from McGill University in Psychology in the Spring of 2023.


Dr Isabelle Leblanc is awarded CARE grant 2022

We are delighted to announce  Dr. Isabelle Leblanc, family physician, was awarded a Competition Attracting Research Excellence (CARE) grant for the project “Too much pain doctor!": Training clinicians to detect expressions of psychological distress in patients of diverse ethnocultural groups”.


Dr. Mark Yaffe, co-author of the Société québécoise de gériatrie report on Elder Abuse.

This report presents the latest information on elder abuse and its various forms and types and highlights the importance of its members adopting it in their practice. Read the report (in French)


Evaluation of quality, readability, suitability, and usefulness of online resources available to cancer survivors

A study to which researchers of St Mary's Research Centre contributed assessed publicly available resources for older cancer survivors. Results have been published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. Resechers found that quality and suitability are fair, whereas readability exceeds recommended levels. The most pressing need is to develop resources for cancer survivors that address their unmet needs and are accessible in terms of literacy.  Read the article



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