2017 Grant Awards

In 2017 CIORA funded 3 one-year grants and 5 two-year grants for a total of just over $749,000.

Pillar Title Principal Investigator Award
Awareness/Advocacy/Education Aspirin patterns of use and adherence for prevention of preeclampsia in SLE pregnancies Vinet, E. $83,000
Awareness/Advocacy/Education Raising Awareness of the Under-Recognized Burden of Psoriatic Disease Eder, L.
Tu, K.
Awareness/Advocacy/Education The Scleroderma Support group Leader Education (SSLED) Program Feasibility Trial: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Project Thombs, B.
Hudson, M.
Early Access for Rheumatic Disease Patients Bringing Patients and Therapies Together Sooner: Building Clinical Trial Capacity in Myositis to Facilitate Early Access to Treatments and Improved Outcomes Hudson, M. $119,300
Early Access for Rheumatic Disease Patients Referral to rheumatologists by physiotherapists to enhance access to care: ability and acceptability Feldman, D.
Bernatsky, S.
Early Access for Rheumatic Disease Patients Self-assessment Triage in Inflammatory Arthritis: A Pilot Study Bell, M.
Koehler, B.
Multi-Disciplinary Care Teams A multi-disciplinary, community-based group intervention for fibromyalgia: A pilot randomized controlled trial Teo, M.
Oelke, N.
Multi-Disciplinary Care Teams Pilot study of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that still screen depressed using the Centre for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression (CES-D) questionnaire, despite adequate control of systemic and joint inflammation Boire, G.
Dobkin, P.
Gaboury, I.