The partnership between the University of Alberta’s ENRICH project and The Multicultural Health Brokers Co-Operative, has led to the creation of the Grocery Run which is a food rescue program that supports vulnerable immigrant and refugee families. Read more about this exciting program by clicking here!
Photo and Story by the University of Alberta
The Elders Mentoring Program was developed from ENRICH's partnership with Maskwacis Health Services and the Wetaskiwin Primary Care Network. The program allows elders to provide support to pregnant women and their partners in the Maskwacis community during pregnancy, and after delivery. The program was recently featured in the Wetaskiwin Times Newspaper. To learn about the program and the impact it is having in the community , please click on the imagine below.
Photo and Story by The Wetaskiwin Times
Congratulations to ENRICH trainee, Grant Bruno, who was recently featured on the University of Alberta webpage, and was recognized as a role model at the University. To read Grant's inspiring story, please click here.
ENRICH trainee, Laura Adam, attended the Society for Obstetrics & Gynecology Meeting in Vancouver earlier this year. Laura represented the ENRICH team at the conference while co-presenting with Adam King and Dr. Sarah McDonald on the topic of weight gain and nutrition in pregnancy. Go Laura!
Congratulations to ENRICH trainee, Laura Adam, who has been named the Canadian Nutrition Society Member of the Month for May 2016! To read her full profile, please click here.
Congratulations are in order for two ENRICH post-doctoral fellows, Drs. Sarah Elliott (left) and Megan Jarman (right). Both recently received prestigious Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS) Postgraduate Fellowships.
These fellowships are awarded to trainees to provide them with developmental opportunities to gain broad experience within the health research environment to facilitate success in launching careers in academia, industry, government, or elsewhere.
Congratulations to three of our ENRICH trainees, who are recent recipients of prestigious graduate scholarships:
- Leticia Pereira (left) - Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
- Maira Quintanilha (center) - Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
- Laura Adam (right) - CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship distinguishes doctoral students who demonstrate a high level of academic excellence, research potential, and leadership.
The CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship is awarded to Master's students with exemplary records of academic excellence, research potential, and personal characteristics/interpersonal skills.