Leaders: Dr. Robert Bortolussi, Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Professor Emeritus, Dalhousie University and Dr. Noni MacDonald, Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Professor, Pediatrics, Dalhousie University.
MicroResearch vision is to become a globally recognized pioneer in training, mentoring, and support of multidisciplinary community focused health research with a commitment to positive societal change. Our mission is to improve health care outcomes with innovative community based research that assures quality and integration of research into the fabric of the local health system and the community.
The knowledge gained from MicroResearch is shared with others through talks, publications and training-the-trainer opportunities. MicroResearch leadership activities extend globally:
The objectives and programs of MicroResearch will support the mission of the IWK. The MicroResearch mission is to improve health care outcomes with innovative community based research. This mission is a compliment to one of the key components of the IWK Mission; “To be global leaders in research and knowledge sharing”
MicroResearch also supports and strengthens the IWK’s core values, which include;
Activities anticipated over next 5 years:
The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres.
Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.