The Dispatch: November 2020

The November issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - PTSD resources - women firefighters' health - physical fitness - cancer screening & checklists - fatality & injury claims - sleep To read newsletter: click here To Read More

Dr. Nick Carleton wins the 2020 Royal-Mach-Gaensslen prize

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Carleton (University of Regina) for being awarded the 2020 Royal-Mach-Gaensslen prize for mental health research! To learn more: Transformational work on the well-being of public safety personnel wins Dr. R. Nicholas Carleton the 2020 Royal-Mach-Gaensslen prize Read More

The Dispatch: October 2020

The October issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - a successful PhD defence & promotion - a webinar & publication on firefighter mental health - new research: return to work after a burn injury, toxic exposures, Read More

Dr. Goris Nazari successfully defended his PhD thesis

Congratulations to Dr. Goris Nazari (Western University, supervisor: Dr. Joy MacDermid) on successfully defending his doctoral thesis, Evidence Synthesis of Shoulder Pain among Canadian Firefighters! Three of his thesis chapters have already been published: Nazari G, MacDermid JC, Cramm H. Read More

FIREWELL members to present research at FRC2020 Webinars

Several FIREWELL members are presenting their CIHR-funded firefighter research at the FRC2020 Webinars hosted by the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs. Early Experiences of the Implementation of Resilient MindsTM Date and Time: Wednesday, October 21 (10:30AM – 11:30AM Eastern Time) Read More

The Dispatch: September 2020

The September issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - awards & presentations - new study: e-health program for firefighters with PTSD - research: toxic exposures; task performances - diversity & inclusivity To read newsletter: click here Read More

Jennifer Keir named CAFC’s 2020 Fire Researcher of the Year

Congratulations to Jennifer Keir (PhD candidate and Research Associate, University of Ottawa) for receiving the 2020 Fire Researcher of the Year Award from the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs.! Jennifer's research focuses on chemical exposures and post-fire decontamination methods. To Read More

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