Dr. MacDermid describes the FIREWELL website features [Video]

Making the latest evidence on firefighter health—from FIREWELL and other researchers—accessible to firefighters is important. The FIREWELL website was created by scientists and firefighters with funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to share research and other resources that Read More

The Dispatch: December 2018

The December issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - FIREWELL Report to Community - research on toxic and trauma exposures To read newsletter: click here To view newsletter archive: click here Subscribe to The Dispatch below Read More

Dr. Amanda Brazil successfully defended her PhD thesis

Congratulations to Dr. Amanda Brazil (University of Prince Edward Island) for her successful PhD defence! Dr. Brazil's research on mental health and volunteer firefighters, "Everyone goes home: Exploring the implicit learning of critical incidents in the volunteer fire service", is Read More

FIREWELL Report to Community: Winter 2018

Read about the exciting FIREWELL activities that took place this year and what’s coming in 2019! INSIDE 1. FIREWELL Update 2. New Members 3. Study Updates 4. 2018 Research Highlights 5. Team News & Accomplishments 6. In the Media 7. Read More

The Dispatch: November 2018

The November issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - Dr. Kathryn Sinden's research collaboration with Thunder Bay firefighters - fire service culture and mental health - FIREWELL research: women firefighters; work limitations; firefighter injuries - international Read More

FIREWELL launches new monthly newsletter: The Dispatch

The inaugural issue of FIREWELL's monthly newsletter, The Dispatch, is now available! In the October issue: - research awards - trainee accomplishments - conference presentations - FIREWELL research on firefighter mental health and disability management - other research on cardiovascular Read More

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