Who We Are

SCPOR is one of 11 SUPPORT Units established across the country as

part of Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR)

led by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

 
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Meet our Patient Family Advisory Council


Meet our Oversight Committee


Meet our Staff

JACKIE MANN

Executive Director

Bio coming soon.

PAT BOLDT

Executive Assistant to Jackie Mann

  • Handles all inquiries and scheduling for Executive Director Jackie Mann
  • Administrative Liasion to the SCPOR Management Team
  • Assists with general inquiries about SCPOR
  • Occupational and Health Contact for SCPOR

MALCOLM KING

Scientific Director

Bio coming soon.

SCOTT WELLS

Data Services Platform Co-Lead

Bio coming soon.

FARHA AKHTAR

Communications Specialist

Bio coming soon.

MALORI KELLER

Patient Engagement and Empowerment Platform Lead

  • Leads the Patient Engagement and Empowerment Platform staff and programming
  • Co-leads the Mental Health & Addictions Research Program
  • Co-chairs the SCPOR Patient & Family Advisory Council
  • Coaches patients, researchers, trainees and health system staff on patient-oriented research and patient engagement best practices.

CHRISTOPHER PLISHKA

Methods Platform Facilitator

  • Plans events to highlight, connect and engage researchers in patient-oriented research
  • Acts as a resource for researchers engaging in patient-oriented research, including the Affiliated Research Alliance members
  • Assists in building research connections with researchers engaged in POR
  • Facilitates training initiatives to increase the capacity for patient-oriented research methods in Saskatchewan
  • Collaborates in the production of patient-oriented research project profiles

KATE DUNN

Knowledge Translation Specialist

  • Provides expert advice on knowledge translation
  • Coordinates SCPOR Trainees
  • Lead contact for Patient Oriented Research Awards in partnership with SHRF
  • Assists in organizing SCPOR Training and Capacity Building initiatives
  • Conducts orientation to the Patient Orientated Research Level of Engagement Tool (PORLET)

JOHN CARRIERE

Community Engagement Facilitator

Bio coming soon.

BARB CROCKFORD

Administrative Assistant

Bio coming soon.

MOSES GORDON

Indigenous Research and Engagement Platform Specialist

Bio coming soon.

MICHELLE FLOWERS

Patient Engagement Specialist

  • Assist with recruitment of Patient Family Advisors for Patient-Oriented Research teams
  • Teaches Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) modules
  • Conducts Patient Family Advisor experience evaluations
  • Handles all SCPOR Trainee Engagement with Patients (STEP) applications and queries

CHARLENE HAVER

Methods Platform Lead

  • Leads the Methods Platform
  • Leads the Affiliated Researcher Alliance (ARA)
  • Strategizes and oversees events to highlight, connect, and engage researchers in patient-oriented research
  • Strategizes and oversees training initiatives to increase the capacity for patient-oriented research methods in Saskatchewan
  • Engages researchers in patient-oriented research
  • Connects researchers with SCPOR’s affiliated labs
  • Oversees SCPOR's Detailed Support Request Process

MERIC OSMAN

Data Services Platform Co-Lead

Bio coming soon.

WENDY SHARPE

Administrative Coordinator for Patient Engagement

At Health Quality Council

Bio coming soon.

LORRAINE SHANTZ

Manager, Finance & Administration

Bio coming soon.

CHRISTINE ANDREWS STOBART

Knowledge Translation and Capacity Development Lead

  • Leads the Knowledge Translation and Capacity Development Platform
  • Provides strategies for knowledge translation
  • Oversees capacity development programming
  • Engages researchers and trainees in patient-oriented research

TAMMARA QUEWEZANCE

Administrative Assistant, Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre

Bio coming soon.