BRIC NS Student Seminar Series – January 2020

The BRIC NS Student Seminar Series is an opportunity for students to present their completed or in-progress research. Presenters cover a wide range of topics and disciplines, with the common thread of primary and integrated health care research running throughout. Everyone is welcome! For more information, contact:

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When: January 22nd, 2020, 1:00pm – 2:15 pm
Where: Room 266, Collaborative Health Education Building, 5793 University Ave., Halifax
Remote attendance is available through Zoom:

This seminar will cover two topics. Alicia Grant-Singh will present “Understanding the experiences of providing opioid agonist treatment in primary care: experiences of primary care providers in Nova Scotia.” Emma Cameron will present “Understanding Access to Postnatal Healthcare for Resettled Syrian Refugee Women in Nova Scotia: Barriers, Facilitators, and a Need for Services.”

About the Speakers:

Alicia Grant-Singh is currently in her second year of the MA (Health Promotion) program at Dalhousie University and working part-time as a research assistant with the School of Health and Human Performance. She worked as a RN for many years after graduating with a BScN from Cape Breton University in 2006. She later went on to complete the MN-NP program at Dalhousie graduating in 2012 and has worked in primary care as a family nurse practitioner. Her Masters thesis will focus on the experience of providing opioid agonist treatment in primary care from the perspective of primary care providers. Her goal is to return to work in primary care as a clinical researcher with a focus on care for marginalized populations.

Emma Cameron is a second-year Master of Art’s student in Health Promotion at Dalhousie University. She completed her BSc (Honours) at Dalhousie University in Psychology. Her master’s thesis focuses on access to postnatal healthcare for resettled Syrian refugee women in Nova Scotia. Emma has additional research interests in sexual and reproductive healthcare for refugee, asylum-seeking, and migrant women, knowledge translation for linguistically and culturally diverse parents, and the resettlement and integration of refugee youth in Canada. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Rainbow Refugee Association of Nova Scotia and recently founded the Women’s Health Interest Group (WHIG) at Dalhousie—a knowledge sharing and networking group that seeks to highlight new and ongoing research on women’s health and to support and promote women in research and academia.

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