Fall Schedule of Meetings in Ottawa

Good Afternoon KTECoP members,

I hope you all had a great summer. Here are the details of the Fall schedule of meetings and presentations of the Ottawa.

September 27, 2011 4:00 – 5:30 pm

The September meeting of the KTECoP will be lead by Deirdre Luesby, Executive Director of the SHRTN Collaborative. She will provide a case study that will demonstrate an example of KTE In Action.

SHRTN is a network of networks focused on improving the health and health care on seniors by linking caregivers, researchers and policy makers. Her short presentation will speak to what SHRTN has learned through our experiences supporting knowledge exchange needs of our 10,000 members.

Meeting details:

We will meet at the Elizabeth Bruyere Hospital, 43 Bruyere Street (located on Bruyere between Parent Street and Sussex at the north end of the Byward Market) in the Ernst and Young Boardroom in room 700B.


There is a parking lot ($) on Bruyere (take Dalhousie to access this lot) but also lots of street parking on streets surrounding the hospital (be sure to read the signs as some is metered – other spots are time limited.

Remote Access:

If you are not able to join us in person, please contact Briana Seguin, (bseguin@bruyere.org) and she will arrange for remote access through telephone conference line and webcasting.

October 11, 2011 (Tuesday) 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Jaime Brown, PhD

Research Coordinator

National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT)

McMaster University

Jaime Brown, PhD, is the Research Coordinator for the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Jaime is primarily responsible for the coordination of the Registry of Methods and Tools, a searchable, online collection of knowledge translation resources to support public health professionals in using evidence in their work and sharing knowledge with colleagues, decision makers, and community partners. She also assists NCCMT in building capacity for evidence-informed public health through the coordination and delivery of professional development workshops and webinars. Jaime completed a doctoral degree in Applied Social Psychology at the University of Guelph, studying social determinants of health, health communication, public perceptions of health and health care, and social justice issues associated with health care. Before joining the NCCMT, Jaime was a postdoctoral scholar investigating client-practitioner communications in the Department of Population Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College. Jaime also worked as a Psychology instructor at the University of Guelph and Wilfred Laurier University, and has enjoyed over 10 years working as an applied research and evaluation consultant with community-based research organizations, government, and community health and social service agencies.

Presentation Description:

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools: Facilitating access to knowledge translation resources for public health

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) provides leadership and expertise in finding, using, and sharing what works in public health. In this presentation, Jaime will discuss the NCCMT’s work to support the use of evidence to inform public health practice and policy in Canada, with a focus on recent efforts to develop The Registry of Methods and Tools. The Registry of Methods and Tools is a searchable, online collection of methods (processes) and tools (instruments) for knowledge translation in public health.

Barbara Medlar at PHAC has kindly agreed to host this event:

Address will be 130 Colonnade Road- south, Ottawa – Room 388a. – Colonnade between Merivale Road and Prince of Wales (closer to latter).

Parking is free and if the meeting starts around 4 pm there will be lots of spots available in the front. If not there are plenty around the back. Persons are required to go to the Commissionaire’s area at the front of the building for sign in purposes.

November 23, 2011 (Wednesday) 3-5 pm.

The Slippery Ice Cube: Understanding and Promoting KE

Presented and hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

75 Albert, Suite 500 (at Elgin) 613-235-4048, ext. 262

People can park in the underground NAC parking lot right beside the building.


If you have any questions, contact Peter Levesque (peter@knowledgemobilization.net) 613 422 1612