2009 Team Grant Winners

The purpose of the Team Grants competition is to fund practice-based research projects across Vancouver Coast Health (VCH) that have direct and immediate relevance to improving patient/client care, diagnosis, treatment or disease prevention. This competition is open to VCH staff and physicians who have collaborated with an experienced researcher. VCHRI partners with VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and North Shore Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) to fund this competition.

Congratulations to the following five winners! To read abstracts of their projects, click on the project title below.

2009 Team Grant Winner
Researcher 
Barbara Crocker
Breastfeeding and Vitamin D Supplementation Rates of 2 Month Old Infants in Vancouver
2009 Team Grant Winner
Lessening the Big Squeeze: The Effect of the Trunk Release on Interface Pressures of Individuals Seated in a High Fowler's Position
2009 Team Grant Winner
A Randomized Controlled Study to Assess the Health Benefits of Music Therapy in Patients with Alzheimer Disease
2009 Team Grant Winner
Establishing a physiological response range for urinary catecholamines in critically-ill patients
2009 Team Grant Winner
Researcher 
Heather Mohan Van Herdeen
Transitions in the Grief Process for Families in a Bereavement Support Program