Our Sponsors

Support for this important work is made possible by financial and in-kind support from the organizations below. Please visit their pages and learn more about their contribution to health research in the Maritimes. 



The Chair in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes is funded by a $3 million donation from the Sobey family. The Sobey Foundation provides support to programs and projects related to preventative, curative and pallative health initiatives. Their ongoing commitment and support for the mental health of children and youth makes this research possible.


Canadian institutes for health research (CIHR)

CIHR is an independent agency, founded in 2000 under the authority of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Act. CIHR aims to collaborate with partners and researchers to support discoveries and innovations that improve health and strengthen the health care system.


NOva scotia health research foundation

The NSHRF was founded in 2000 with the goal of assisting, collaborating with, and funding individuals and organizations conducting health research in Nova Scotia.
NSHRF website


Maritime SPOR Support Unit

The MSSU is one of several units across Canada administered by the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR). This CIHR initiative is focused on integrating health research more effectively into patient care.
MSSU website


IWK Health Centre

The Translating Research into Care (TRIC) program began in 2013, with the goal of supporting research that will yield strong evidence and facilitate the translation of clinical science into improved delivery of service and patient care at the IWK Health Centre. The IWK Health Centre provides quality care to women, children, youth and families in the Maritime provinces and beyond.


Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University, founded in 1818, is Atlantic Canada's leading research university. Dalhousie University is affiliated with the IWK Health Centre.   
Dalhousie University website