BRIC NS Student Research Award Winners

Recipients and supervisors
BRIC NS Student Research Award Winners and their supervisors (L-R): Dr. Lois Jackson, Holly Mathias, Dr. Amy Bombay, Jad Sinno, Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener, Jaimie Carrier, Sydney Breneol, Dr. George Kephart, Alysia Robinson (Absent from photo: Dr. Janet Curran)

BRIC NS, in conjunction with the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, was pleased to present 5 Student Research Awards on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at the Dalhousie University Club. 

The BRIC NS Student Research Award provides support for the completion of a health-related research project that meets the priorities of BRIC NS. Recipients were chosen by a panel of reviewers based on their application’s quality and relevance to BRIC NS priorities.

The recipients and their projects are:

Jad Sinno (Psychiatry Research): Managing depression, anxiety, and distress in the HRM: Treatment preferences and experiences of adults from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds

Sydney Breneol (Nursing Studies): Improving the Transition from Hospital to Home for Children with Medical Complexity and their Families

Holly Mathias (Health Promotion): Understanding How Youth in Rural Nova Scotia Experience and Perceive Access to Mental Health Services and Supports

Jaimie Carrier (Nursing): Exploring Employer Perspectives on the Implementation of Registered Nurse Prescribing in Nova Scotia

Alysia Robinson (Community Health and Epidemiology): Community variation in hospital length of stay: an indicator of community transitional care