Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare


March 13, 2014

The DIRECT-sc team is pleased to announce that they have received continuation funding for their research program on depression self-care interventions for people with chronic conditions. This funding will support a Collaborative Community Research Component - a series of inter-related studies that will take place in collaboration with community programs that provide services to adults with chronic physical conditions, such as cancer, arthritis, or visual impairment. For more information please see: click here.




December 3, 2013

Réseau-1 Quebec - a new knowledge network on primary health care and services, led by Jeannie Haggerty, Principal scientist at St. Mary's Research Centre, has been launched thanks to FRQS partnership with the Direction de l'organisation des services de première ligne (Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec) and Pfizer Canada.  For more info, click here.

November 25, 2013

The Health Experiences research team of St. Mary's is thrilled to announce the launch of their website The website features the results of the first module: Family Caregiving based on individual interviews with 39 Canadians. This provides an opportunity to see, hear, and read a range of experiences from people who care for someone with a chronic physical illness. The Health Experiences team, lead by Susan Law, will be launching a French version of the website in early 2014. Work is also in progress for two exciting new modules - experiences of breast cancer in women, and immigrant experiences with anxiety and depression.

June 28, 2012
National Post article highlights St. Mary's study
'Nudging doctors towards a paperless future'


2014 Research Centre Seminars

Next seminar:
April 8, 2014

Dr. Vedat Verter, James McGill Professor, Operations Management, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

An analytical approach for (re)designing the primary care system network in Ontario

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