Knowledge Translation Café Scientifique

Focus: A Knowledge Translation Cancer Care Network

Theme: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Psychosocial Oncology (IAPO)

Research Project: Co-creating community engagement knowledge translation summit and conference on improving cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and post-treatment in Canada.

Short Title: Cancer Prevention, Screening, Treatment, and Post-Treatment (CPSTP)

Venue: Thompson Rivers University, Nursing and Population Health 160, Kamloops, Canada

Date and Format: Thursday, 5 October 2023, 1200-1600 PST, Hybrid Blended Delivery

Café Scientifique Agenda

TimeA Knowledge Translation Cancer Care Network Preconference
1200-1230Welcome Message
Territorial Acknowledgement
1230-1330Envisioning Innovation, Synergy and Partnership Network in Cancer Care
Keynote Speaker Address : Melba D’Souza, Lead Principal Investigator
1330-1430Knowledge generation: Strategic imperatives and recommendations
Plenary Speaker : Michelle Smith, Co-Investigator
1430-1530Overview of research findings and framework for research, policy, and practice
Guest speaker: Prashant Kumar Pradhan, Graduate Research Assistant
1530-1600Closing Remarks
Way Forward

Organizers: Research Team, Community Partnerships, and Community Advisory Committee

Funding source: CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant Fund and Community Partnership 2023

Partnership and Collaborators

  1. BC Cancer Abbotsford
  2. BC Cancer Kamloops
  3. Beyond Breast Cancer
  4. Breast Cancer Society of Canada
  5. Breast Cancer Support Group
  6. Canadian Mental Health Association
  7. Canadian Research Policy Foundation
  8. Inspire Health Supportive Cancer Care
  9. Interior Health Kamloops, Revelstoke,
  10. Kamloops Cancer Supportive Care Society
  11. Kamloops Immigrant Services
  12. Kamloops Massage Matters
  13. Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice
  14. Supporting Team Excellence with Patients Society
  15. The Spirit Warriors Society
  16. Thompson Region Division of Family Practice
  17. Thompson Rivers University
  18. Trinity Western University
  19. Valid Dreams Foundation

Lead Principal Investigator

Melba D’Souza, Ph.D., M.Phil.N., M.Sc.N., B.Sc.N., G.N.E., R.N., C.C.N.E., C.M.S.N.©,

Associate Professor

School of Nursing, Chappell Family Building for Nursing and Population Health, 840 College Drive, Thompson Rivers University, 805 TRU Way, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada V2C 0C8


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