Grants and Scholarships received
IDRC (International Development Research Council) Research Grant “Community Development in Rural Vietnam: The identification of approaches to developing culturally relevant interventions”. IDRC file 103549-001 (Co-Investigator)
CIDA's grant for the Bilateral international project " Health services delivery for poor rural communities" (Project Director)
AUCC/CIDA development fund to develop full proposal for UPCD tier 2 project 'Improving Health, Reducing Poverty in rural and ethnic minority' (project Director)
CIDA grant for Tier 2 UPCD project #098/S47074-322 Poverty Reduction by improving Social Workers and Health $749,245+ $8,500 planning mission + $566,406 in-kind contribution (Director)
CIDA grant for project Women and Policy Development in Controlling HIV Infection and AIDS (wrote the proposal)
Research grant #839-2000-1042 (SSHRC/NHRDP, Strategic Theme: Society, Culture & the Health of Canadians II) for interdisciplinary research program Natural Resource Depletion and Health (Principal Investigator)
National Breast Cancer Fund: research grant to study Information needs of women with breast cancer (co-investigator with M. Laryea & P. Baker)
Scholarship to attend the World Volunteer Conference in Edmonton, AB. Awarded by the Wild Rose Foundation (Alberta Government) and the Department of Canadian Heritage (Federal government) (national competition).
CIDA grant, $749,257 for Tier 2 UPCD project #098/S47074-167 Training Primary Health Care Workers in rural Vietnam + in-kind $430,966 + $7,500 granted in 10/96 for the planning mission + $55,000 (WUSC) + $36,000 (CSIH) + $16,600 (CIBE) + $130,000 (CAN) (Project Director).
CIDA grant No. 01824S 7949, to assess the Effectiveness of Psychiatric nurse Practioners' training in , phase 2 (co-investigator).
CIDA/AUCC/MUN: Microfund, planning mission for the international project "Upgrading the Primary Health Care Workers in" , Project Director
Health and Welfare grant for project: Tobacco use among ethno-cultural and new-comer communities, Co Investigator (with D. Nakonieczny & M. Woodford)
Department of Justice grant (Victim Services Program, Government of NF & Labrador) to develop a Cross-cultural Resource Kit for Ethnic Women Experiencing Abusive Relationship, Project Director (with M. Swamidas).
International Development Research Centre grant No Centre File: 94-1051-01/01361 ($19,634) & the Pan American Health Organization grant No HDP/HDR ( DRC/HSM/ HPA/RG/Can 93-982) (US$23,680) to assess the effectiveness of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners' training program in , phase 1(co-investigator).
Tri-Council (SSHRC, NSERC, MRC) eco-research grant (co-investigator and section leader of the Health component of the interdisciplinary research programt: Sustainability in a Changing Cold Ocean Coastal Environment) 7% of total grant $1,375,014.00
Employment and Immigration Commission grant () to develop a Resource Directory for the Multicultural Communities of NF and Labrador , Project Director
Tri-Council Eco-Research development grant for Eco-Research (Co-investigator and member of the management team).
Vice-President Research Award - Workshop on research proposal writing.
SSHRC Travel Grant to present research paper (plenary session) at the International Research Conference, Adelaide , , July 14-17, 1991.
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research grant to study: The impact of HIV-positive diagnosis on the individuals, Principal Investigator (with Dr M. Laryea).
1990, Nov &
Research Grant, by Women's Policy office ($2100) & the Secretary of State, Department of Multiculturalism and citizenship ($6000) to survey The Concerns and needs of the first generation visible minority Women. Principal investigator
Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission Grant awarded to the Distance Education Committee of the Atlantic region, Canadian Association of University School of Nursing (ARCAUSN), for regional project on nursing specialty courses (co-applicant).
SSHRC travel grant, to present research paper at X111 World Conference on Health Education, Houston , Texas ,
1988 & 1987
MUN Vice-President Research Grant
Overseas Research Student (ORS) Award, by The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the . (6,081+6418+6770 = 19,269bp)
MUN Vice-President grants for
improvement of qualification:
Scholarship, the Florence M. Johnson-Mary Roberts Memorial Fund, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, ($ 5,000 @ 1.53)
US Government Scholarship (Department of Health, Education and Welfare): $ 20,000/yr x 4yrs = $ 80,000 @1.53