Rowe is scientific director of the Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health at CIHR
As such, we wish to expand on Sim et al's interpretation of the CIHR
HSI fellowship and offer a different perspective on its purpose and IKT value.
In 2003, Alan Bernstein, PhD, President of the CIHR
, invited Gotlib to sit on his President's Voluntary Health Sector Committee until 2007.
That's exactly what we're proposing--that NSERC, CIHR
and SSHRC invest in bridging positions--with a slight twist.
statement read that "the disaster was just postponed", and that this postponement disregarded the devastating effects the law might have on national and international levels.
In 2000, the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR
) was established to encourage interdisciplinary health research and in 2009, all funding for social science health research shifted from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to CIHR
The Networks of Centres of Excellence, which manages the NCE-KM initiative, operates a suite of national funding programs on behalf of the three federal granting agencies: the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR
), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), in partnership with Industry Canada and Health Canada.
A recent colloquium of graduate students and mentors held at the University of Toronto, part of the Health Law, Ethics and Policy Training Program supported by the CIHR
and based at four universities with a focus on health law (Dalhousie University, Universite de Sherbrooke, University of Alberta and University of Toronto), evidenced the diversity of the field and the burgeoning scholarship and expansive capacity in Canada.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR
), an agency of the government of Canada, is the major funder of health and health-related research in the country.
Some of these include increasing early exposure to research at the medical school level, initiating medical scientist training programs, fostering research in sub-specialty fellowships and developing essential Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR
) and other non-for-profit clinician-scientist awards.