Below is an alphabetical listing of the posters that have been accepted for presentation at ICCH14. If you do not find your presentation, or would like to revise the authors list or title, please email abstracts@arctichealth-nt.ca.

Posters should be a maximum of 90″ wide x 45″ high or 230cm x 115cm in size and can be set up on Sunday July 12th.

A-B-C

  • Abonyi, S., Jeffery, B., Hamilton, C., Lidguerre, T., Throassie, E., Michayluk, F. Development and Implementation of an Aboriginal Framework and Measures of Community Health in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Amagoalik, L. Cultural safety and knowledge sharing: work on mental wellness at the Inuit Tuttarvingat of NAHO.
  • Balbi, F., Plaetke, R. Behind the Scenes: Management of Large Extended Family Trees for Genetic Analysis.
  • Bartlett, L. Maez, P., & Murray, K.Arctic Health Web Site: An information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of our planet’s northern-most inhabitants.
  • Beck, L., De Roose, E., Biggs, S., Reaburn, S., Erber, E., Gittelsohn, J., Sharma, S. Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Inuvialuit of the Northwest Territories: Results from Healthy Foods North.
  • Brassard, P., Anderson, K.K., Schwartzman, K., Macdonald, M.E., Menzies, D. Challenges to tuberculin screening and follow-up in an urban Aboriginal sample in Montreal, Canada.
  • Brassard, P., Anderson, K.K., Menzies, D., Schwartzman, K., Macdonald, M.E. Knowledge And Perceptions Of Tuberculosis Among A Sample Of Urban Aboriginal People.
  • Broderstad, A.R. Centre for Sami Health Research.
  • Brownlee, K., Rawana, E., Rawana, J., Probizanski, M., Martin, J., Franks, J., Whitley, J. Electronic bullying in two provincial north elementary schools.
  • Buck, J.M. Aurora College’s Introduction to Advanced Practice program: Producing advanced-practice nurses with northern-specific skills.
  • Bzdell, M., Healey, G.K. Food Security in Nunavut: A Knowledge Sharing Tool for Policy-Makers.
  • Christianson, S., Wolfe, J., Orr, P., Sharma, M.K. A rapid, highly discriminatory genotyping method for Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Manitoba, Canada.
  • Colbourne, K., Gushue, L. Pan-Territorial Partnership: Social Marketing Tools in Sexual Health Promotion.

D-E-F

  • De Roose, E., Cao, X., Donnison, A., Gittelsohn, J., Sharma, S. Food sources and dietary intake of vitamin D and calcium among Inuvialuit in the NWT: Results from Healthy Foods North
  • Dedam-Montour, D., Hammon, M., Beauvais, N., Collins, R. The Road to Competency: Primary Health Care Training for Community Health Representatives serving Inuit & First Nations communities in Canada.
  • Dell, D. Resiliency and Inhalant Abuse treatment.
  • Denning, B. Place of Residence and Neonatal Outcome in the Northwest Territories.
  • du Plessis, E., Shaw, S., Thompson, L., Sevenhuysen, C., Fast, M. Integrative Approaches to Infectious Disease Prevention and Control in Canada’s North.
  • Ducas, A., Linton, J., Young, K., Friesen, L. Providing library services to contribute to capacity building and knowledge translation in the Canadian North.
  • Dudarev, A., Chupakhin, V., Odland, J.O., Reiersen, L.O., Chaschin, V. A follow-up study of blood levels of persistent toxic substances (PTS) among indigenous people of the coastal Chukotka, Russia, 2001-2007.
  • Dunfield, L. CADTH’s Health Technology Inquiry Service.
  • Efremova A.V., Struchkova A.V., Golderova A.S., Mironova G.E. Evaluation of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with pathology of the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Eibl, J. Evaluating the toxic effects of methylmercury on neurotrophin conformation.
  • Erber, E., De Roose, E., Reaburn, S., Biggs, S., Beck, L., Gittelsohn, J., Sharma, S. Assessment of dietary intake in an Inuvialuit population: Results from Healthy Foods North
  • Erdakova, T.K., Salamatina, L.V. Cardiovascular reactions in hypertensive persons in the far North.
  • Erdakova, T.K., Salamatina, L.V. Endothelial dysfunction and myocardial remodeling in hypertensive patients in the far North.
  • Erdakova, T.K., Salamatina, L.V. Interconnection of cardiac structural-functional changes in hypertensive patients in the far North.
  • Erdakova, T.K., Salamatina, L.V. Resiliency of vascular wall in hypertensive patients in the far North.
  • Fedina, R. Factors that Influence the Biochemical Characteristics and Hormones of Hypophyseal-Thyroid-Adrenal System of Men.

G-H-I

  • Gafarov, V., Gromova, E., Gagulin, I., Gafarova, A., Santrapinsky, D., Kabanov, Y. Sleep disturbance and risk cardiovascular diseases the period of 10 years in men 25-64 years of age in Russia.
  • Gafarov, V., Gromova, E., Kabanov, Y., Gafarova, A., Panov, D. Arterial hypertension and psychosocial factors in males aged 25-64 years in Russia (WHO MONICA-psychosocial program).
  • Gafarov, V., Gromova, E., Kabanov, Y., Panov, D., Gagulin, I., Gafarova, A. Average levels of arterial pressure and psychosocial factors in males aged 25-64 years in Russia (WHO MONICA-psychosocial program).
  • Golderova, A.S., Efremova, C.D., Alexeeva, E.A., Romanova, A.N. Inflammatory markers for patients with Ischemic Heart disease (IHD) affected by conditions in Yakutia.
  • Grzybowski, S. A Measure of Rural Parturient Women’s Experiences of Pregnancy.
  • Grzybowski, S., Kornelsen, J., Schuurman, N. Planning the Optimal Level of Local Maternity Service for Small Rural Communities: A Systems Study in British Columbia.
  • Gyrgolkau, L. Hypertension in Chukotka indigenous population during the last 20 years.
  • Hall, M. Fiery Avens Girls Empowerment Group.
  • Harms, N.J., Campbell, M., Elkin, B., Leighton, F.A., Nielsen, K., Yu, W-L., Neimanis, A. Rangiferine Brucellosis on Southampton Island, Nunvut.
  • Harper, S., Edge, V.L., Wallace, C., McEwen, S.A. Climate Change, Water Quality, and Human Health in Nunatsiavut, Canada.
  • Hayek, J., Weiler, H., Qanuippitali Steering Committee for Nunavut, Egeland, G.M. Prevalence, risk factors and consequences of vitamin D deficiency among Inuit children.
  • Healey, G.K. Sharing Health Research Knowledge Among Northern Communities: A multi-pronged approach.
  • Healey, G.K., Butler Walker, J., Chatwood, S. Exploring Processes in Health Research Ethics in Canada’s North.
  • Healey, G. K.,* & MacDonald, W. A. Use of the Fetal Fibronectin Test for Detecting Pre-term Labour in Nunavut 2004-2007.
  • Helferty, M., Desai, S., Garner, M., Leung, T. Epidemiology of Invasive Bacterial Diseases in Northern Canada, 1999 to 2007.
  • Hegeman, A.C., Edwards, G., Tetso, B. “Safe in a Swim Vest” – Community health representatives as water safety champions.
  • Homøe, P., Jensen, R.G., Brofeldt, S. Acute mastoiditis in Greenland between 1994-2007.
  • Hopping, B., Mead, E., Erber, E., Roache, C., Reid, R., Gittelsohn, J., Sharma, S. Nutrient intake among Inuit in the Canadian arctic: Results from Healthy Foods North
  • Hughson, B., Kreuger, L. Qamanituap Niqisialirijiqutingiit Nutaraqsalingnut: A Community Based Program for Prenatal Nutrition in Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada.
  • Ievleva, G.I., Teslya, E.F., Biktimirova, D.M., Kiklevich, A.V. Deviations of cognitive functions in obese hypertensive patients.
  • Ignatyev, P.M., Platonov, F.A., Goldfarb, L.G., Osayueskiy, V.L., Alekseeva, L.L., Osokina, I.V. Finding genes for Type 2 Diabetes in Yakut population.
  • Irlbacher-Fox, S., Larsen, J.N., the Steffanson Arctic Institute. The Arctic Social Indicators project.

J-K-L

  • Jenssen M.T.S., Njålstad, I., Larssen, T., Rognerud, S. Mercury exposure and links to human health in a community in Tromsø, Arctic Norway.
  • Johnson-Down, L., Egeland, G.M., Nunavut Steering Committee. Traditional Food Use and Dietary Adequacy Among Nunavut Preschool Children.
  • Johnson, J.S., Asay, E., Cao, X., Mead, E., Sharma S. Development of a food frequency questionnaire to measure dietary intake in an Alaskan Native population.
  • Koch, A., Svendsen, C.B., Christensen, J.J., Kemp, M, Vindfeld, L., Christiansen, C.B., Villumsen, S. The first human case of Q fever in the Arctic – an underdiagnosed or emerging infection?.
  • Koop, E., Routledge, M. A Cost Analysis of The University of Manitoba Northern Medical Unit’s Diabetic Retinal Screening Program for Rural and Remote Communities.
  • Koop, E., Routledge, M. Diabetic Retinal Screening in Rural/Remote First Nation Communities in Manitoba: Successes and Challenges.
  • Krivoshapkina, Z.N., Mironova, G.E. The indicators of lipid metabolism from the residents of Yakutia.
  • Kumar, A. Tracking risk: A review of infectious diseases within Circumpolar populations.
  • Kumar, M. Métis health/well-being data collection: Conceptual snapshot of factors behind data paucity and action steps.

M-N-O

  • McGhie, J.P., Jonker, D., MacDonald, W.A., Cripps, C., Goss, G., Asmis, T.R. A Review of Inuit Oncology Patients Treated at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre.
  • Mead, E., Gittelsohn, J., De Roose, E., Biggs, S., Reaburn, S., Sharma, S. The psychosocial determinants of diet-related behaviors among the Inuvialuit: Results from Healthy Foods North.
  • Melnikov, V.N., Novitskaya, S.Yu., Komlyagina, T.G., Ondar, A.O. Environmental determinants of peripheral circulation in northern and southern Siberian populations – a comparison.
  • Mike, J., Bzdell, M., Healey, G.K. Sharing Youth Perspectives on Mental Health and Wellness: Photovoice Project.
  • Morin, S., Robitaille, A., Poliquin, J., Déry S., Young, B. Prevalence of Clinical Risk Factors for Osteoporosis in Women 50 to 69 years; the Bone Health Nunavik (BoHN) Program.
  • Nancarrow, T., Chan, H.M., Ing, A., Kuhnlein, H.V. Climate Change Impacts on Dietary Nutrient Status of Inuit in Nunavut, Canada.
  • Nielsen, I.M., Kern, P., Eiberg, H. From Research to Prevention in Greenland.
  • Niittyvuopio, A., Magga, R., Näkkäläjärvi, E., Rautio, A. The Health of Sámi.
  • Nunavut Inuit Health Survey Steering Committee, Pacey, A., Weiler H., Egeland G.M. Innovations in Knowledge Translation: Child Inuit Health Survey Results DVD.
  • Nystad, K. Negotiating pathways to adulthood: social change, mental health and indigenous culture.
  • O’Hara, S. Progression of Research in Canada’s Arctic: Introduction of Inuit Research Advisors.
  • Ohno, G., Watanabe, K. A report of the Japan workshop on Antarctic medical research and medicine – We need a broad network of Antarctic medical research.
  • Okhlopkova, E.D., Yakovleva, A.I., Olesova, L.D., Semenova, E.I., Mironova, G.E. The status of lipid peroxidation of sportsmen in conditions prevailing in Yakutia.
  • Olesova L.D., Mironova G.E. The cytotoxicity of industrial aerosols formed in diamond.
  • Osokina, I., Starosotskaya, T., Shapran, M. Hormonal status and prevalence of endocrine diseases in workers of Gold Company “Pole”.

P-Q-R-S

  • Pacey, A., Qanuippitali Steering Committee for Nunavut, & Egeland, G.M. Risk Factors for Iron Deficiency Anemia among Inuit Children, ages 3–5, living in Nunavut.
  • Pereira, J. A Cost-Consequence Analysis of the new 10-valent Pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein-D Conjugate Vaccine Synflorix™ and Prevnar™, on the Reduction of Acute Otitis Media in Children.
  • Pereira, J. Bacterial vs. Viral Pathogens: A Systematic Review of the Etiology of Acute Otitis Media.
  • Pereira, J. Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Caused by Serotypes 1, 5 and 7F in Circumpolar Regions.
  • Polovodova, N.S.,Maltseva, T.V. Immune homeostasis in children of the far north at different variants of vegetative maintenance of activity.
  • Pronovost, A., Egeland, G.M., Morin S., Weiler, H., Nunavut Steering Committee.Predictors of forearm bone mineral density as measured by peripheral dual energy x-ray absorpiometry in Inuit women 40 years of age and older.
  • Rautio, A., Myllynen, P., Vähäkangas, K. Environmental health – from exposure to biomarkers.
  • Rawana, E., Anderson, C., Brownlee, K., Whitley, J. Do psychological strengths act as protective factors against early adolescent bullying in schools?
  • Rawana, E., Brownlee, K., Brazeau, J., Rawana, J., Black, N., Franks, J. The association between psychological strengths and therapeutic outcome among adolescents receiving residential treatment for substance abuse at program completion and three month follow-up.
  • Reaburn, S.,* Biggs, S., Erber, E., Beck, L., DeRoose, E., Gittelsohn, J., Sharma, S. A Description of Physical Activity and Body Mass Index in three Inuvialuit Communities: Results from Healthy Foods North.
  • Richardson, L. A Journey to the Teachings: A Community Approach to Injury Prevention (2009).
  • Rosol, R., Egeland, G.M. Using a DVD to administer informed consent: IPY Child Inuit Health Survey.
  • Rosol, R., Huet C., Malcoe L.H., Egeland, G.M. Evaluating food security in Nunavut: preliminary results from the IPY Adult Inuit Health Survey.
  • Saudny-Unterberger, H., Angootealuk, H., Onalik, P., Elias, E., Chatwood, S., Nicholson, A., Young, K., Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Nunatsiavut, and Nunavut Steering Committees. A day in the life of the IPY Inuit Health Survey Ship Team: Participants visiting the CCGS Amundsen.
  • Saudny-Unterberger, H., Lennie, C., Wood, M., Obed, N., Sobol, I., Young, K., Egeland, G.M., Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Nunatsiavut, and Nunavut Steering Committees. The Participatory Approach to the IPY Inuit Health Survey 2007/2008.

  • Schoellhorn, K.J. Decline in the Prevalence of Neural Tube Birth Defects, Alaska, 1996-2004.
  • Schoellhorn, K.J., Collins, S.A. Increased risk of Hirschprung’s Disease among Alaska Natives identified following verification of reported cases, 1996-2006.
  • Scholten, D., Gallant, V., Case, C., Proulx, J.F., Randell, E., Rivest, P., Stannard, C., Yetman, M. The Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in the Circumpolar Region of Canada, 1997 to 2006.
  • Schuster, R., Wein, E.E., Dickson, C., Chan, L.H.M. What’s in your freezer? The importance of traditional food use in two First Nations communities in Yukon, Canada.
  • Semenova, E.I., Okhlopkova, E., Yakovleva, A.I. Dynamics of hematological indicators as clinico-diagnostic test sportsmen’s adaptation of Yakutia to physical exercises.
  • Shaw, S., du Plessis, E., Thompson, L., Sevenhuysen, C., Fast, M. Collaboration and Consultation in Infectious Disease Surveillance and Prevention in Canada’s North.
  • Shim, N.N. Physical development as a factor of children’s health in the far North (Russia).
  • Shipulina, T.Ya., Maltseva, T.V., Tokarev, S.A. Assessment of intellectual development in native children of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Russia).
  • Silviken, A. The Sámi Psychiatric Youth Team: A cultural sensitive treatment approach of suicidal behaviour problems and substance abuse in indigenous Sámi.
  • Simonet, F., Wilkins, R., Labranche, E., Smylie, J., Heaman, M., Martens, P., Fraser, W., Minich, K., Wu, Y., Carry, C., Luo, Z.C. Primary birthing attendants and birth outcomes in remote Inuit communities – a natural “experiment” in Nunavik, Canada.
  • Simonova G.I., Bragina O.M., Parlyuk Yu.B., Nikitin Yu.P. Actual nutrition and cardiovascular risk factors in Siberia (1985-2005).
  • Stepushyn, A. Systematic Review of Educational Interventions to Increase High School Graduation among Indigenous High School Students.

T-U-V

  • Tatarinova, O.V., Nikitin, Yu.P. Some demographic peculiarities of longevity in the Indigenous Minorities of Russia north-east regions.
  • Timmins, A. The Caregiver’s Journey.
  • Tomskiy, M., Argunov, V.A. Features of the coronary arteries atherosclerosis and its evolution in inhabitants of Yakutia for 40-year period.
  • Tomskiy, M., Argunov, V.A. Influence of migration and duration of residing in conditions of the north on atherosclerotic process current.
  • Tomskiy, M., Burtseva, T.E. The basic directions of work of the Yakut science centre of complex medical problems SB RAMS.
  • Tomskiy, M., Alexeev J.R., Alexeev R.Z. Way of definition of deep tissues temperature after cold impact in pre-reactive period.
  • Tomskiy, M., Burtseva, T.E., Dranaeva, G.G. Health state of small in numbers people children of the north of Yakutia.
  • Tomskiy, M., Fedorova, S.A., Khusnutdinova, E.K., Villems, R. The population history of Sakha (Yakuts) in connection with prevalence of some hereditary diseases.
  • Tomskiy, M., Maharova N.V., Jakovlev R.V. Features of clinical -functional changes in aboriginals of Yakutia with the verified coronary atherosclerosis.
  • Ugyuk, M., Rosol, R., Mead, E., Roache, C., Reid, R., Gittelsohn, J., Sharma, S. Implementing a nutrition intervention program among the Inuit in Nunavut: Store-centered activities of Healthy Foods North
  • Vähäkangas, K., Rautio, A., Pietilä, A.M. Ethical aspects in the environmental health research.
  • Valery, M., Polivanova, T. The clinical-morphological peculiarities of gastroduodenal pathology in Evenkiay children.
  • Valery, M., Semenova, N. The reasons of suicidal behaviour of Siberia native population.
  • Van Bibber, M. Creating models for mother’s wellness through partnership research: A Community Partner experience.

W-X-Y-Z

  • Wadowska, S., Godfreyson, A. Northern Breastfeeding Video.
  • Wesche, S., Chan, L.H.M. Impacts of Climate Change on Inuit Diet in the Western Arctic: Links between Climate Change, Food Security and Nutritional Health.
  • Willetto Wolfe, A. Ethical and Cultural Implications of Specimen Banking Among Alaska Native People: Historical project.

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