Many Registered Dietitians at the University Health Network are involved in practice-based research to build upon existing research and improve upon the nutrition education and diet therapies they deliver.
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Collaborative Academic Practice Research and Innovation
Wildish DE (2012). Employee and organizational effectiveness: Influencing thinking styles. Future Dimensions in Clinical Nutrition Management. Clinical Nutrition Management Dietetic Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, xxxvi(4):1-4.
Beales A, Gottschalk, P (2011) Moving beyond "cookie cutter" guidelines: treating patients at risk for kidney stones. Practice, Dietitians of Canada, 55:3-4.
Fairholm L, Saqui O, Baun M, Yeung M, Fernandes G, Allard JP (2011). Monitoring parenteral nutrition in hospitalized patients: issues related to spurious bloodwork. Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 26(6), 700-707.
Gucciardi E, Mathew R, De Melo M, Bondy S (2011). Profiles of smokers and non-smokers with type 2 diabetes: initial visit at a diabetes education centers. Primary Care Diabetes, 5(3),185-9.
Hung A, Hamidi M, Riazantseva E, Thompson L, Tile L, Tomlinson G, Stewart B, Cheung AM (2011).Validation of a calcium assessment tool in postmenopausal Canadian women. Maturitas,published online March 16, 2011.
Mahajan A, Khan, S (2011)Are you a new South Asian immigrant with diabetes? If your answer is "YES"…then this article is for you! South Asian Health Chronicle, 1(2):10-12.
Russell K, Holloway T, Brum M, Caruso V, Chessex, C, Grace S (2011). Cardiac RehabilitationWait Times: Effects on Enrollment. Brief Report in Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitationand Prevention, 31(6), 373-377.
Smith M, Politzer N, MacGarvie D, McAndrews M, del Campo M (2011). Efficacy and tolerability ofthe Modified Atkins Diet in adults with pharmacoresistant epilepsy: A prospective observationalstudy. Epilepsia, published online January 26, 2011.
Wildish DE (2011). Talent management through an energizing team vision. Future Dimensions in Clinical Nutrition Management. Clinical Nutrition Management Dietetic Practice Group, American Dietetic Association, xxxiii(3):1-5.
Wildish DE (2011). Applying an advanced practice framework to clinical nutrition leaders and managers. Practice, Dietitians of Canada, 55:7.
Wildish, DE (2011). Peer Review: A vital component of performance appraisals. Practice, Dietitians of Canada, 54:7.
Ricupero, M. Saturated Fatty Acids: Bridging the gap between science & popular media. Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehab (CACR), Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Oct 2012. Toronto, ON.
Ricupero, M. "Overweight & Obesity:" Rethinking how healthcare professionals communicate to
their clients. Cardiac Rehab Symposium, Toronto Rehab, May, 2012. Toronto, ON.
Fierini D, Himel D, Farrell A, Nyhof-Young J, Gowans S. "Goes Down Easy": An Evaluationof a Symptom-Focused Cancer Cookbook. Allied Health Research Day, University HealthNetwork, February 2012. Toronto, ON.
Hoffman L. A descriptive study exploring both the eating behaviours of recovered anorexianervosa patients and their continued adherence to prescribed dietary treatment guidelines: A pilotstudy. Allied Health Research Day, University Health Network, February 2012. Toronto, ON
Madill J. Nutrigenomics: The Future in Transplantation. Canadian Society of Transplant,February 2012, Quebec City, Quebec.
Paterson J, O'Connor D, Jassal V, Tarasuk V, Darling P. Prevalence ofhyperhomocysteinemia, folate status and folate intake in patients with predialysis chronic kidneydisease in the era of mandatory folic acid food fortification in Canada. Allied Health ResearchDay, University Health Network, February 2012. Toronto, ON.
Herie, M & Ajwani, F. Five Essential Strategies in Motivating Patients to Change. Stroke Rehab Symposium, Toronto Rehab. January, 2012. Toronto, ON.
Paterson J, O'Connor D, Jassal V, Tarasuk V, Darling P. Prevalence of hyperhomocysteinemiaand folate status in patients with predialysis chronic kidney disease after folic acid foodfortification of the Canadian food supply. Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting 2011,June 2011, Guelph, ON.
Yuen N, Kundakci-Ozsungur J, Manuel L, Madill J, Miller C, Ng A. Protein and energy intakeand pressure ulcers in general internal medicine patients. Canadian Nutrition Society AnnualMeeting, June 2011, Guelph, ON.
Gairy P, Whitelaw J, Boyce J. Interprofessional collaboration (IPC): Wound management of a patient with eighteen wounds. Complex Continuing Care Conference, Toronto Rehab, Apr 2011. Toronto, ON.
De Melo M. Improving Team Confidence When Talking About Nutrition: What You Need toKnow About CHO Counting and New Trends in Nutrition for Adults with Diabetes. DiabetesUpdate: An Interprofessional Approach to Diabetes Management, Banting and Best DiabetesCentre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, April 2011, Toronto, ON.
Madill J. HCV liver recipients and total antioxidant capacity of the diet. Canadian Society ofTransplantation, March 2011, Tremblant, QC.
Russell K, Saxena N, A Small-group Home-based Cardiac Rehabilitation Program; ImprovingPatient Self-management of Chronic Disease. GTA Rehab Network Best Practices Day 2011,March 2011, Toronto, ON.
Himel D, Fierini D, Chiu W, Smith J, Cockburn M, Dunlop B, Dowsett I, Grady I, Zimmer H,Jones E, Urowitz S, Pulandiran M, Wiljer D. Building recipes and understanding nutrition forcancer-survivor health (BRUNCH). Allied Health Research Day 2011, February 2011, Toronto,ON.
Ng A, Miller C, Madill J, Kundakci-Ozsungur J, Manuel L, Yuen N. Protein and Energy Intakeand Pressure Ulcers in General Internal Medicine Patients. Allied Health Research Day 2011,February 2011, Toronto, ON.
Wildish, DE. Delineating Roles of Diet Technicians and RDs in Collaborative Nutrition Care. University of Guelph. Fall 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011. Guelph, ON.