C2E2 Students receive CIHR Doctoral Awards

Steve Kanters and Logan Trenaman

Steve Kanters (left) and Logan Trenaman

The  CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health related field in Canada. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.

The award includes a trainee stipend ($30,000 per year) and research allowance ($5,000 per year) for 3 years; $105,000 total.

PhD student Steve Kanters has received a CIHR Doctoral Research Award under the Drug Safety and Effectiveness priority announcement for his proposal entitled, "Comparative effectiveness and safety profiles of new antiretroviral therapies for the treatment of drug naive HIV infection: A novel use of network meta-analysis."

Steve's work is under the supervision of Dr. Nick Bansback. He is currently in the second year of his PhD.

Logan Trenaman received a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award (CGS-D) through CIHR. His proposal was "The economics of patient centred care: Evaluation of a patient decision aid for treatments in obstructive sleep apnea".

Logan's work is under the supervision of Dr. Nick Bansback and Dr. Stirling Bryan.