The Dispatch: March 2021

The March issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - academic awards and milestones - FIREWELL research: pain and work limitations; mental health - other international research: sleep; brain injuries; fireground exposures; COVID-19 risks To read newsletter: Read More

Dr. Kathryn Sinden receives 2021 Community-Engaged Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn Sinden for receiving Lakehead University's 2021 Community-Engaged Research Award! Dr. Sinden's CIHR-funded research with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue and Thunder Bay Professional Fire Fighters Association has created new knowledge to help support firefighters' mental health! Identifying Read More

The Dispatch: February 2021

The February issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - cardiovascular health - mental health: stress, resiliency training - cancer risks - study opportunities: PTSD treatment; cancer screening or survivorship To read newsletter: click here To view Read More

FIREWELL members present at CIHR-CIPSRT Webinars

FIREWELL members are sharing the preliminary findings of their CIHR catalyst grant projects at the CIHR-CIPSRT webinars. Identifying the impact of formal and informal critical incident interventions on firefighters’ exposure to posttraumatic stress injury in a Northwestern Ontario fire service Read More

The Dispatch: January 2021

The January issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - cancer - mental health - fitness - COVID-19 vaccines To read newsletter: click here To view newsletter archive: click here Subscribe to The Dispatch below to stay Read More

Where There is Smoke: New Podcast

Red Dress Productions, in patnership with the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre and Fire Service Women Ontario (FSWO), recently launched a new audio/video podcast of Where There is Smoke which features stories from women firefighters working during (and before) the Read More

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