SRS faculty were successful in the latest Labarge funding opportunity, congratulations to Julie Richardson and Brenda Vjkljan.
Julie Richardson and her graduate student are part of a team who will be receiving $63,124 over 2 years for their project “Evaluating the impact of the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal on knowledge, behavioural intentions and health behaviours related to physical mobility” (Maureen Dobbins, Sarah Neil-Sztramko, Julie Richardson, Jenna Smith, Susannah Watson)
Julie Richardson is also part of a team to receive $81,500 for one year or their project “Optimal Prescribing to Enhance Mobility Among Seniors: A GeriMedRisk-TAPERMD collaboration” (Joanne Ho, Dee Mangin, Andrew Costa, Gordon Guyatt, Anne Holbrook, Reza Mirza, Julie Richardson, Justin Lee, Lehana Thabane, Kristina Frizzle).
Congratulations to Brenda Vjkljan who received $66,445 over two years for her project “Improving confidence and behind-the-wheel skills: Evaluating the feasibility of an older driver-health promotion intervention to optimize safe mobility” (Brenda Vrkljan, Jessica Gish, Lauren Griffith).
More information about the Labarge Optimal Aging projects can be found here.