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Seminar: Locally Driven Collaborative Projects: Overview of the Program and Launch of Cycle 4!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Learning and development
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

The Locally  Driven Collaborative Projects (LDCP) program facilitates collaboration so that health units can work together to conduct applied research and program evaluation projects that explore critical public health issues of shared interest. Since 2011, PHO has supported over 150 health unit representatives on 17 teams to collaboratively develop their ideas into researchable questions, design a research protocol, implement their projects, and engage in knowledge transfer of their project’s findings.

Get involved as a new LDCP cycle gets underway. We will be reaching out to public health units to identify and prioritize ideas for new LDCPs, and creating new teams. This presentation will provide: an overview of the LDCP program and how to get involved; program activities and key dates for the new cycle; and information about the upcoming priority setting process. Health unit representatives with an idea for a LDCP as well as those interested in participating on a LDCP team are encouraged to attend!

Presenters: Anne Simard, Hilary  Gibson-Wood, and Rebecca Mador

Anne Simard is the Chief Public Affairs Officer and acting director of Knowledge Services at PHO. Anne provides oversight to the Research and Ethics team that manages the LDCPs and is responsible for external relations with public health units and professional associations.

Hilary Gibson-Wood is the research facilitator for the LDCP program and supports LDCP teams in the design and implementation of their projects.

Rebecca Mador is a program analyst, supporting the development and delivery of the LDCP program.


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Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodations to participate in this event,  please contact 647-260-7100 or


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