NEW RESEARCH FOR 2014
Bernice Gabriel: Research.. ‘An analysis of the mechanisms of change in families participating in the Fostering Security Training Programme for caregivers. Amount $10,000.
Dr Emma Merry: Research.. ‘What are the barriers and enabling factors affecting motivation to teach in the clinical environment of Intensive Care in N.Z. $3,000.
Studentship Funding 2014.
Andi Crawford: Research.. Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology. ‘Executive functioning, social cognition and adaptive behaviour in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. $5,000.
NEW RESEARCH FOR 2013.
The Hawke’s Bay Medical Research Foundation made grants of up to $30,000 for the 2013 year.
Those approved in February 2013 are as follows:
1. Helen Francis: How do patients with multiple long-term conditions, enrolled in mainstream primary care, self manage their health’. Approved: $4,000. Grant-in-aid.
2. Dr Giles Newton-Howes: ‘Clinical and social determinants of outcome for the treatment of severe Substance Use Disorders, who do we help, how can we do better’. Approved: $6,396. part-funded.
3. Cameron Grant: ‘Perinatal vitamin D, childhood respiratory infections and food allergy: a validation study. Approved: $9,560. Funded from The Hawke’s Bay Electric Power Board Jubilee Children’s Foundation Trust).
4. Rachael Claire Walker: ‘The Home First Study’. Approved: $4,000 grant-in-aid.
5. Dr Claire Harvey: ‘A Nurse Led Skin Cancer Screening Programme- Contributing to Primary Health Care Reform. Approved: $6,800 grant-in-aid.
Professor Bob Marshall: EIT $18,353..”Bikes in Schools. – Year 2″. The aims of the research are to monitor fitness levels amongst children participating in the BiS programme.
Lucie Zwimpfer: $8,400. “Talking to babies in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” To investigate the effectiveness of verbal soothing on measures of infanty stress during heel prick procedures.”
Inez Awatere-Walker: Maori Mental Health Recovery: Success stories of non-Maori clinicians and ex-patients who identify as Maori: $5,000.
Andi Crawford: Doctorate of Philosophy: To examine the neuropsychological profiles of our children who have prenatal alcohol exposure and review whether our national screening programmes identifies behaviours that would suggest a possible Fetal Alcohol Spectrum. $5,000.
Dawn Elder/Tamsin Roberts: $4,279. Dept of Paediatrics, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Uni. of Otago/Well. “What is the best method to monitor for the severity of on-going respiratory events in very pre-term infants prior to discharge from the neonatal nursery.”
Ruth Crawford: $5,000. “Emotional communication between ‘nurses and parents’ of a child in Hospital.” An Ethnographic Study.
Dr Craig Ellis $11,500. “Second Emergency Department Anaphyaxis Study-infusion trial” (EDA)-118)
Caroline Gunn $23,090. “Bone health and increased intake of Fruit and Vegetables at Midlife”.
Bernice Gabriel $18,363. “The effectiveness of the Fostering Security training programme for parents and caregivers of children with histories of early trauma, abuse and neglect and children with attachment problems.”