SCPHRP Summer eMag 2017

Welcome to the Summer edition of the SCPHRP magazine, our second edition of 2017
We have had a busy 2017 so far at SCPHRP, we’ve said hello to a whole load of new people and said goodbye to a few. In this edition of the magazine we are sharing updates on some of the exciting projects we’ve been working on including our Citizen Science project, the 20mph Research Study, an Obesity Landscape project, and our Stand Up for Health project (which comes with a creative video from film-maker Felix Adamson). Hope you enjoy.
We would appreciate any feedback you have on what you like or what we could improve. If you have any, please send it to Sam at samantha.bain@ed.ac.uk. Thanks

 
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Dr Arlene Bierman – Achieving Health Equity in Ontario: Lessons from the POWER Study

Arlene BiermanThe POWER Study (Project for an Ontario Women’€™s Health Evidence-Based Report) produced a comprehensive Women’€™s Health Equity Report designed to provide actionable data for policy makers, providers, and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities in Ontario (www.powerstudy.ca).
Health inequities were assessed using a comprehensive set of evidence-based indicators bridging population health and health care for the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among women and men. The study examined gender differences, and also explicitly examined differences between diverse groups of women.
Sizable and modifiable inequities in health and health care on multiple measures were identified. Inequities in health status were much greater than inequities in access to and quality of care. Inequities in screening and chronic disease management were greater than inequities in care of acute conditions. Insights and lessons learned will be discussed.
(Dr Arlene Bierman, University of Toronto)

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Richard Tremblay – Early Childhood Origins of Violent Behaviour: Implications for Preventive Interventions

Richard E. Tremblay is professor of paediatrics, psychiatry and psychology at the Université de Montréal and professor of child development at the University College Dublin, Ireland; known throughout the world for his innovative research on socialization and the prevention of violence in children. He has published widely in scientific journals, books and websites. Named as one of Canada’s top five researchers by ‘Time’ magazine and featured in ‘Science’.

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September Bulletin 2019 (October 2, 2019)

Catch up on all our latest news in our September bulletin Featuring Hard to Swallow: who is really influencing what we eat? Eco-friendly and artistic interventions: creating more physically active and healthy lifestyles Challenges and opportunities for intervening with young novice drivers Our Outdoors   Click on the link below and ‘catch up’ https://mailchi.mp/73fa6d4a83da/september-bulletin-2019

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Eco-friendly and artistic interventions: creating more physically active and healthy lifestyles (October 2, 2019)

First of all, thank you for this great opportunity to let us talk about our ‘idea’. I’m Hojat Mohseni, with a Master of Research degree in change management from Iran. I and my colleagues were working on an interdisciplinary research proposal which was basically about using Eco-friendly and artistic interventions to create more physically active […]

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Brown Bag Series (September 20, 2019)

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERVENING WITH YOUNG NOVICE DRIVERS Guest Speaker: Dr Jessica Hafetz Mirman Dr. Hafetz conducts basic and translational research related to transportation safety for children, young and novice drivers, and drivers with developmental disabilities. Our brown bag seminar series is an interactive forum for subject matter experts to provide their thoughts about […]

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