Funding Opportunities

CCDPM Trainee Travel Award

Through funding from the Reichwald Family Southern Medical Program Chair in Preventive Medicine, the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management’s (CCDPM) Trainee Travel Award is designed to support travel costs to research meetings or conferences for CCDPM trainees. Application deadline is February 15, 2023.

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The purpose of CCDPM Seed Grants is to:

  • Provide seed funding for research activities that will facilitate the preparation of operating grant applications in the near future.
  • Build capacity for local scientist – clinician – community research collaborations
  • Foster success in external funding competitions.

The 2021 seed grant competition is now closed. The following projects have received funding from the CCDPM.

Project Name Collaborators
Self-management, lifestyle behaviours and cardiovascular risk in First Nations people with cardiometabolic multimorbidity Principal applicant: Brodie Sakakibara; Co-applicants: Leslie Bryant, Devin Harris, Mary Jung, Sean Wachtel
Management of diabetes distress and its relation to glycemic control and physical activity among children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a pilot study in two Interior Health communities Principal applicant: Christine Voss; Co-applicants: Tom Warshawski, Tricia Tang, Dina Panagiotopoulos,
Neurodegenerative diseases and AUTonomic dysfunction: Independent Living, Understanding and Support (NAUTILUS) Principal applicant: Daryl Wile; Co-applicants: Christopher West, Glen Foster, Daniel Fok
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Small Steps for Big Changes on HbA1c: A Retrospective Analysis in Partnership with Valley Medical Laboratory Clinicians Principal applicant: Mary Jung; Co-applicants: Lawrence Aragatoff, Jason Doyle, Joel Singer