Funded research

(Principal or Co-Principal Investigator)

  • Curran JA (PI) Mackay R, MacPhee S (Co-PI KU) Partnering with parents and youth to co-design discharge communication interventions for pediatric care (2018-2023) CIHR Project Grant $623,475
  • Tricco A (NPI), Curran JA (PI), Straus S, Abou-Setta A, LeBlanc A, Godfrey C, Moher D, Clement F, Coloughn H. SPOR Evidence Alliance CIHR Guidelines and systematic reviews: $4,997,000 (2017-2022)
  • Cassidy C (NPA) Curran JA (Co-PI), Best S, Larocque L. Using an integrated KT approach to implement and evaluate high-dependency care guidelines in a Medical Surgical Neurosciences Unit. IWK TRIC Grant: $60,000 (2017-2020)
  • Curran JA (PI), Bishop A, Murphy A, Cassidy C, Chorney J, Aston M, Traynor R, Straus S, Breneol S. Building a strategy for patient-oriented research in the Maritimes. CIHR POR Collaboration Grant: $37,127 (2017-2018)
  • Curran JA (PI). Strengthening Transitions in Pediatric Care. Canada Foundation for Innovation: $312,721 (2016-2019)
  • Curran J (PI) Bishop a (Co-PI) Hayden J, Snelgrove-Clarke E, Urquhart R. Developing and evaluating a knowledge translation curriculum in Nova Scotia. NSHRF Catalyst: $29,961
  • Curran J (PI) Chaisson D,(Co-PI) Bergeron B, Janes S, , MacPhee S, Cassidy C, Petrie D, Clory M, Parkash R, Ritchie K, Fitzpatrick E, Boliver D, Murphy A. Preparing Emergency Patients and Providers. Translating Research into Care IWK Health Centre/Capital Health: $73,000 (2015-2018)
  • Curran J (PI), Klassen T (Co-PI), Petrie D, Chorney J, Jabbour M, MacPhee S, Fitzpatrick E, Murphy A, Colwell J. Understanding discharge communication in the context of pediatric emergency care in regional and community emergency departments in Nova Scotia. NSHRF Establishment Grant $145,076.88 (2014-2017)
  • Curran J (PI) “Strengthening Transitions in Pediatric Care 2014-2018.” CIHR New Investigator Salary Award $300,000 (2014-2019)
  • Curran J (PI) “Strengthening Transitions in Pediatric Care.” Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John L. Evans Leaders Fund. $312,721 (2014-2017)
  • Hirsch G (PI), Curran J (Co-PI), Hutchings-Mulcahey D, MacLean J, Mumford K. “Implementation of a Sustainable, Formalized Shared Decision Making Process Among Frail, Elderly Patients Referred for Cardiac Surgery.” CHDA-IWK Translating Research Into Care Grant. $100,000 (2014-2016)
  • Curran J (PI). Designing and Evaluating Complex Interventions for Policy and Practice Change: A team based strategy. NSHRF Catalyst Award: $20,000 (2014-2015)
  • Curran J (PI), Vine J (Co-PI), Cochrane T (Co-PI), Blades C (Co-PI). “Improving Transitions of Care for Complex and Medically Fragile Children and Youth.” CHDA-IWK Translating Research Into Care Grant. $29,843 (2014-2016)
  • Murphy A (PI), Curran J (Co-PI), Emberly D, MacPhee S, Newton A, Pringsheim T, Casey Tara, McRae C. A scoping review of pediatric mental health related emergency department discharge instructions. NSHRF Development/Innovation Grant $15,000 (2013-2014)
  • Curran J (PI), Hayden J (Co-PI). Developing Complex Interventions for Policy and Practice Change: An Interactive Workshop. NSHRF KSSA-Catalyst Grant: $19,425 (2013-2014)
  • Curran J (PI), Grimshaw J, McGrath P, Chorney J, MacPhee S, Burns E, Plint A, Jabbour M, Zemek R, Taljaard M, Klassen T, Newton A, Wright B., Murphy A. Collaborators: Sawyer S, Sinclair D, Wren P, Mackay R, Understanding Discharge Instructions for Children and Caregivers in the Transition from Pediatric emergency Care CIHR- NSHRF Regional Partnership Program Operating Grant: $435,804 (2013-2016)
  • Curran J (PI), Hartling L (Co-PI), Murphy A, MacPhee S, Chorney J, Campbell S, Petrie D, Jabbour M, Plint A, Zemek R, Newton A.  Closing the loop in pediatric emergency care: A narrative synthesis of best practice for providing discharge instructions to parents and children. CIHR-Knowledge Synthesis: $99,339 (2013-2014)
  • Curran J (PI)  Chorney J, MacPhee S, McGrath P, Plint A, Murphy A. Identifying Essential Content for Discharge Instructions to Caregivers in Pediatric Emergency Care: A Delphi Study. IWK Health Centre, Category B $14,516 (2013-2014)
  • Steenbeek A (PI), Curran J (Co-PI). Striving Towards Excellence: Addressing Gender Diversity & Bias in Nursing Education and Clinical Practice. CIHR Café Scientifique Funding $1,830 (2012-2013)
  • Copeland S (PI), Curran J (Co-PI) Out of the Lab, Onto the Web? How does (or can) social media help people find out about medical research? CIHR Café Scientifique Funding $3,000 (2012-2013)
  • McLeod D (PI), Curran J (Co-PI), Matthew AG, Robinson JW, Wassersug RJ. Translating evidence to improve comprehensive care of androgen deprived prostate cancer patients and partners. Planning Grants: Integrated Knowledge Translation, $24,964 (2011-2012)