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In this week's feature, Andrea Buchholz, Janis Randall Simpson, Susan Whiting, and Michelle Marcinow report on their research into young adults and their dietary calcium intake.

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Implementing EBPs in Mental Health & Addictions, Waypoint Research Institute 4th Annual Conference


Barrie, Ontario
May 17-18, 2016

Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel & Conference Centre, Barrie, ON

As in many other public sectors, Mental Health and Addictions services are increasingly being asked to demonstrate that they are providing evidence-based services for their patients/clients. This conference will be aimed at exploring this issue, some of the challenges that we face in meeting this goal, strategies to overcome the challenges, and successes we can all learn from.

Health Impact Assessment: A Tool for Improving Planning and Decision-Making, Habitat Health Impact Consulting


Toronto, Ontario
April 21-22, 2016

Nancy’s Auditorium, YWCA Toronto, 87 Elm Street

Habitat Health Impact Consulting is excited to announce a new course in Health Impact Assessment--please join us to learn about or expand your knowledge of this useful tool.

Putting the Pieces Together – Collaborating for Quality Hospice Palliative Care in Ontario, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario's Annual Conference


Richmond Hill, Ontario
April 17-19, 2016

Join thought leaders, service providers, health system planners, researchers, policy makers, administrators and multidisciplinary, front-line practitioners from across the health care spectrum who gather at HPCO’s annual conference to collaborate and to integrate hospice palliative care across all settings.

Request for Proposals--Project Research Consultant, Scoping Review, Locally Driven Collaborative Research Project: Making fall prevention ‘everyone's business’--active partnering to prevent falls among older adults, Eastern Ontario Health Unit


Cornwall, Ontario
Deadline March 11, 2016

Project Summary:

Knowledge Translation Specialist, Ontario Trillium Foundation


Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

Temporary: Full time - 1 year contract

This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

We are looking for a great candidate who believes in promoting a knowledge sharing and learning culture. If this is your passion then please read the following:

Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is the largest granting foundation in Canada and its strategic investments support programs and projects that we know contribute to community wellbeing across Ontario.

Community Dietitian, Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit


Simcoe, Ontario
Deadline February 29, 2016 

Status:  Temporary Full Time (April 2016 to approximately March 31, 2017)
Employee Group:  CUPE Local 4700
Salary:  $39.70; less $1 for first six months
Department:  Health & Social Services
Division:  Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit
Reports To:  Program Manager, Community Health Team
Location:  12 Gilbertson Drive, Simcoe
Posting Period:  February 17, 2016 – February 29, 2016

Position Description:

Leader Certification Training Opportunity, Central West Self-Management Program


Brampton, Ontario
February 27-28 and March 5-6 2016

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2250 Bovaird Drive East, Level P1-basement boardroom

Peer Leader training for the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program  is being offered by the Central West Self-Management Program, supported by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, as part of the Ontario Diabetes Strategy.


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