News & Events
On October 4, 2011, Dalhousie University in Halifax, one of Canada’s leading universities, hosted a reception to formally announce that the “CCRF Professorship in Epidemiology” had been awarded to Dr. Jill Hayden DC, PhD.
Some of those in attendance included:
Dr. Ward MacDonald – President, Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors
Dr. Ian Culbert – Immediate Past President, Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors
Dr. Carl Eustace – President, Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association
Dr. Norm Skjonsberg – President, New Brunswick Chiropractic Association
Dr. David Whitty – President, Prince Edward Island Chiropractic Association,
Dr. Eleanor White – President, Canadian Chiropractic Association
Mr. Jim Duncan – Executive Director, Canadian Chiropractic Association
Mr. Matt Whynott – MLA representing Minister of Health Maureen MacDonald
Dr. Thomas J. Marrie – Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Adrian Levy – Head, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology
The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) has been confirmed the renewal of the Chaire de recherche en chiropratique FRCQ, thanks to a financial contribution of $150,000 over three years from the Fondation de recherche chiropratique du Québec (FRCQ).
This funding will allow the chair holder, Professor Martin Descarreaux of the chiropractic department to carry out his fundamental and applied research activities aiming at better understanding the neurophysiological mechanisms underlying the clinical changes observed in patients who benefit from chiropractic treatments.
This two-day event brought together over 50 researchers and special guests in an interactive forum consisting of both speaker presentations and panel discussions. Six panels of four to five researchers, moderated by Canadian PhD candidates, tackled some of the more difficult questions facing the profession, for example: “How do we translate chiropractic research into better health for Canadians?” and “How can we better define our role in Canada’s health care system and Canada’s health research system?” The topics generated some very positive conversations and identified several challenges including funding and greater consideration for multidisciplinary methods.
Award winning advances in research routinely take place. To learn about the latest awards and accolades from chiropractic researchers from across the country, click here.
The CCRF routinely hosts workshops and events in an effort to advance the national Chiropractic Research Agenda. The Montreal Workshop was held in 2009 to facilitate collaborative, multi- disciplinary health research in the emerging area of chiropractic science. Events Details