OHTN Current Funding Updates

Successful Applicants of the Impact Focused Research Program (2014)

On behalf of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the following applications that have been successful in meeting the review criteria of the Impact Focused Research Program, which provides funding for excellent, rigourous, and relevant proposals that address the priorities identified by the communities and populations we serve. The OHTN would like to thank all of those who applied to the Impact Focused Research Program (2014).

Applicant
Institution
Team Title Type of Award Total Funding
Duration
Sharmistha Mishra
University of Toronto
Supervisors: Rupert Kaul, James Blanchard Mathematical Models to inform HIV Program Science in Ontario Junior Investigator Development Award $260,000
5 years
Emily van der Meulen
PASAN, Ryerson University
Prison-Based Needle and Syringe Program Guidelines: Participatory Research with Prisoners and Prison Health Care Staff Researcher-in-Residence (Community Stream) $75,000
1 year
Dr. Paul MacPherson
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Dr. Girish Dwivedi
Dr. Rob Beanlands
Dr. Jonathan Angel
Dr. Kwan Chan
Dr. Rob deKemp
Dr. George Wells
Dr. Vicente Corrales-Medina
Dr. Cécile Tremblay
The effect of statin therapy on CFR & markers of inflammation in HIV positive individuals Research Operating Grant $374,252
3 years
Nathan Lachowsky
University of Toronto
Supervisor: David Brennan Improving HIV prevention and services for rural and online MSM in Ontario Junior Investigator Development Award $240,000
5 years

Successful Applicants of the Community-Based Research & Evaluation Fund

On behalf of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the following applications that have been successful in meeting the review criteria of the Community-Based Research & Evaluation Fund, which assists communities by supporting both the production and discovery of knowledge through community-based research, and the use of evidence to drive programming through participatory program evaluation. The OHTN would like to thank all of those who applied to this round of the Community-Based Research & Evaluation Fund.

Applicant
Institution
Team Title Type of Award Total Funding
Duration
Molly Bannerman
Rittenhouse
Joan Ruzsa, Rittenhouse

Collaborators:
Julie Friesen
Community Justice Initiatives

Lorie Steer
St. Stephen's Community House
Restorative Justice/Harm Reduction Pilot Project Participatory Program Evaluation Community-Based Research & Evaluation Fund $25,000
1 year

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