Research Centre
Research Centre

Dedicated to promoting innovation and inquiry...

The Covenant Health Research Centre is dedicated to promoting innovation, facilitating inquiry, developing partnerships, and integrating research into practice in alignment with Covenant Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and strategic directions.

Our Strategic Focus

Vulnerable Populations, including Addictions and Mental Health Services, Seniors Health, Rural Health, as well as Palliative and End of Life Care;


Poster session at Research Day 2017.

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Research News

CHRC releases 2016/2017 operations report

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The CHRC has released an annual operations report for the fiscal year: April 1st, 2016 through March 31st, 2017.
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CCTCC is seeking early adopters for mCTA

Friday, July 14, 2017

Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC) is seeking early adopters for model Clinical Trials Agreement (mCTA)
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Pragmatic Clinical Trials Certificate eligible for funding through Staff Education Program

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The upcoming Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research: Pragmatic Clinical Trials Certificate program, with Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 intakes, is eligible for funding through the Covenant Health Staff Education Program. Physicians can access CME funding through the Alberta Medical Association (AMA).
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Health Canada seeks input into mandatory reporting

Monday, July 10, 2017

Health Canada is seeking input on mandatory reporting of serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents.
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HREBA streamlines and simplifies review fees

Friday, June 02, 2017

Effective July 1st, 2017, the Health Research Ethics Board of Alberta (HREBA) will be implementing streamlined ethics review fees.
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Administrative change to CITI research training website

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Effective immediately, there will be an administrative change to the CITI research training website
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Research Events

Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research: Pragmatic Clinical Trials Certificate

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Edmonton & Calgary , Alberta

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Qualitative Health Research Conference - Public Engagement & Qualitative Health Research

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Quebec City , Quebec

Keynote: Drs. Claudia Mitchel, Ivy Bourgeault, and Stefan Timmermans

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The Palliative Care Journey: Walking Together

Monday, October 23, 2017
Edmonton , Alberta

Plenary Speakers: Amanda J Brisebois MSc MD; Sara Davison MSc MD; David Moores MD; and Jessica Simon MD.

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31st Margaret Scott Wright Research Day

Friday, November 03, 2017
Edmonton , Alberta

Keynote speaker: Barbara Pesut, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

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13th Annual Spotlight on Research Breakfast

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Edmonton , Alberta

Keynote Address: COL. Rakesh Jetly, OMM, CD, MD, FRCPC, Senior Psychiatrist for the Canadian Armed Forces & Mental Health Clinical Advisor to the Canadian Forces Surgeon General

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Covenant Health Research Day 2018

Monday, February 05, 2018
Edmonton , Alberta

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