NL SUPPORT – Patient-Oriented Research Training Program - 2020

The Patient-Oriented Research Training Program provides participants with a foundational understanding of Patient-Oriented Research (POR). The program consists of monthly webinars and workshops. The list below shows the training program offered by NL SUPPORT.

The training program is open to anyone with an interest in patient-oriented research: researchers, patients and families, health care professionals, policy makers, industry personnel, and graduate students. There is no cost to attend the training events, but online registration for each event is required.
Complete at least 5 of the 8 webinars and 1 face-to-face workshop and you will receive a letter of completion. Please let us know if you are interested in receiving a letter of completion for the program by sending an email to: to register.
Dates and presenters may change. Please keep an eye on our Eventbrite Page for up to date information.


Webinars and Workshops, 2020

Date and Location Type Topic & registration link Presenter
January 9, 12:00pm Workshop/Webinar Research Data Management (Recording, Slides) Alison Farrell, Public Services Librarian, Health Sciences Library
February 13, 12:00pm Webinar Diversity Training
(Recording, Slides)
Dr. Karen Dickson, Health Policy Analyst, Quality of Care NL
March 12, 12:00pm Webinar Patient-Oriented Research in Practice (Recording, Slides) Dr. Holly Etchegary, Patient Engagement Academic Lead, NL SUPPORT
May 28, 12:00pm Webinar Health Economics (Recording, Slides) Dr. Hai Nguyen, Health Economist & Canada Research Chair, School of Pharmacy
June 18, 12:30pm Webinar Knowledge Translation Strategies - Theatre (Recording, Slides) Kate Lambert, NL SUPPORT's Knowledge Translation (KT) Lead
September 10, 12pm Webinar From Research to Policy (Recording, Slides) Cheryl Etchegary, Health Policy Analyst, Quality of Care NL
October 15, 12-1:30pm Webinar Anatomy of a Research Project (Recording, Slides) Dr. Holly Etchegary, NL SUPPORT's Patient Engagement Academic Lead
November 17, 2-4:30pm Webinar Introduction to SPSS (Register) Dr. Hensley H. Mariathas is, Research Associate with the Centre for Rural Health Studies
November 25, 12-1pm Webinar Supporting NL's Response to COVID-19 by Pivoting Health Research Skills - Research Week 2020 (Register) Quality of Care NL, NL SUPPORT, and CHIA

Past Events

Check out 2019's curriculum here.
Check out 2018's curriculum here.
Check out 2017's curriculum here.