New research for 2014

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.

2012/13

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.”

2012/13  (Studentships)

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.

2011-2012 (Studentships)

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.

2011/2012

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.”

2000/10

Grants from over 2000 to 2010