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Knowledge Translation: Extending Science Reach and Impact, Child and Parent Resource Institute

London, Ontario
November 14, 2017

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

This introductory presentation on the topic of knowledge translation will provide an overview of purpose, terminology, planning considerations and evaluation.

Presented by: Melanie Barwick, PhD, C. Psych

Melanie Barwick, PhD, C. Psych is a Senior Scientist in the SickKids’ Hospital Research Institute, and affiliated with the SickKids’ Learning Institute where she conducts professional development in knowledge translation, and the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, as a scientist and member of the leadership. She is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She is a Director on the governing boards of the Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts (CCYC) Network Centre of Excellence, the Global Implementation Initiative (GII), and AMREF Health Africa. She is an Associate Editor for the journal, Evidence & Policy.

Dr. Barwick is an internationally recognized expert in implementation science and knowledge translation, and has a program of health services research that spans health, mental health, education, and global health sectors.  Her research aims to improve the implementation of evidence into practice and to broaden the reach of evidence more generally to support decision making, policy, knowledge and awareness.

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The 2017-2018 CPRI Professional Education workshops are expected to fill quickly and many sell out.  Register early to avoid disappointment.  Pre-registration with payment is required to secure a space.  

For student rate or if you prefer to register offline, download this form and follow the instructions: This form may be submitted via fax, e-mail, or regular mail.  Copy of a valid Student ID card must be sent with registration to receive the student rate of $45.

The views and opinions expressed by presenters do not necessarily state or reflect those of MCYS/CPRI. MCYS/CPRI does not promote, endorse, or recommend any specific products, processes, or services.

Note: This event will also be available through the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) $99 per camera. To book your site, please complete the form above or contact the Education Department's Administrative Assistant, Latisha Anderson at 519-858-2774 ext. 5554 or by email at