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October 27, 2016
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PhD Candidate in Social Work receives CIHR Training Grant in Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care Research

(News Release)

Jan 17/11

Congratulations to Michelle Skop-Dror who has been awarded the CIHR Training Grant in Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care Research (TUTOR-PHC) This fellowship provides $48,000 support for one year. Michelle Skop-Dror is currently a second year PhD student in the Faculty of Social Work. Her dissertation research will focus on the topic of gender and chronic illness. As a fellow, she will be trained in advanced research methods utilized in primary health care research. Michelle will be working in an interdisciplinary team with 13 doctoral students from various health care disciplines across Canada; they will participate in workshops, as well as develop a group grant proposal for a research topic related to primary health care. According to Skop-Dror "This fellowship provides a wonderful opportunity to work with others who have shared research interests, receive mentorship, and hone my research skills."  Please join us in congratulating Michelle on this significant accomplishment.  

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