IWH Updates - Winter 2020

Published: February 26, 2020

Lewis Gottheil retires from IWH board

The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) thanks Lewis Gottheil for his many years of service on its board of directors. Gottheil is former director of the legal department at Unifor, Canada’s largest private-sector union. He joined the IWH board in 2012, becoming vice-chair in fall 2017 and retiring at the end of 2019. Assuming the role of vice-chair is Melody Kratsios, senior program manager at the engineering firm AECOM. To learn about the Institute’s board members, go to: www.iwh.on.ca/board-of-directors  

Announcing IWH’s new KTE manager

Congratulations to Sara Macdonald, who has been promoted from knowledge exchange associate to manager of knowledge transfer and exchange. Many supporters and users of IWH research will already be familiar with Macdonald, who oversees the Institute’s stakeholder knowledge exchange networks for workplace parties and health practitioners. To learn more about Macdonald, please go to: www.iwh.on.ca/people/sara-macdonald

Register for IWH systematic review workshop

Registration is now open for the next annual IWH systematic review workshop. Taking place May 13-15 at IWH’s downtown Toronto location, the workshop is intended for clinical trainees, clinicians, decision-makers, academics and researchers (epidemiologists, statisticians) who want to learn how to plan and carry out a systematic review and communicate its results. Sign up by the April 22 deadline at: www.iwh.on.ca/events/spring-2020-systematic-review-workshop 

IWH 2020/21 Activity Plan now available

If you want to know what research projects are on the go at the Institute, they’re all set out in the annual Activity Plan. The latest edition, covering research and KTE activities in 2020/21, is now online. Find it at: www. iwh.on.ca/corporate-reports. To search for individual research projects, go to: www.iwh.on.ca/projects