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CCPH 10th Anniversary Conference • April 11-14, 2007 • Hilton Hotel • Toronto, ON Canada

Mobilizing Partnerships for Social Change

Cosponsors and Exhibitors

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our 10th Anniversary Conference Cosponsors, Exhibitors and Supporting Organizations, listed below.

Exhibitors and cosponsors are essential to the success of the conference by directly connecting attendees to valuable programs, products and services. Funding raised through co-sponsorships enables the full participation of students and individuals from community-based organizations and developing countries. Supporting organizations provide in-kind support for the conference, such as helping to publicize the conference and organize session tracks.

Please check this site frequently, as new cosponsors, exhibitors and supporters will be added as they are confirmed. Click here if your organization is interested in joining this esteemed group!

Our Major Canadian Partner

The Wellesley Institute
The Wellesley Institute supports innovative community-based research, provides capacity building, and develops workable policy alternatives to pressing issues of urban health. The organization’s mission is to be a leader and a catalyst for enhancing the wellness and health of the people of southeast Toronto and other urban communities.

Leadership Level Cosponsors

WK Kellogg Foundation
The WK Kellogg Foundation was established in 1930 “to help people help themselves through the practical application of knowledge and resources to improve their quality of life and that of future generations.” To achieve the greatest impact, the Foundation targets its grants toward specific areas. These include: health; food systems and rural development; youth and leadership; information and communication technology; capitalizing on diversity; and social and economic community development.

Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN)
The mission of the OHTN is to optimize the quality of life of people living with HIV in Ontario and to promote excellence and innovation in treatment, research, education and prevention through a collaborative network of excellence representing consumers, providers, researchers and other stakeholders.

Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
IPPH supports research into the complex interactions (biological, social, cultural, environmental), which determine health; and its application to improve the health of both populations and individuals. One of its innovative initiatives is the Centres for Research Development Program, which supports seven interdisciplinary research and knowledge translation Centres to further understand and address the impacts of physical and social environments on health.

Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health (IAPH), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
IAPH supports research to address the special health needs of Canada's Aboriginal people. The IAPH was established in June 2000, along with the twelve other Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Its role is to lead a national advanced research agenda in the area of aboriginal health and promote innovative research that will serve to improve the health of aboriginal people in Canada.

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF)
CHSRF supports the evidence-informed management of Canada's healthcare system by facilitating knowledge transfer and exchange - bridging the gap between research and healthcare management and policy.

Canadian Population Health Initiative of the Canadian Institute for Health Information

The Institute of Infection and Immunity, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
III supports research and helps to build research capacity in the areas of infectious disease and the body's immune system. The Institute sponsors an HIV/AIDS community-based research program.

Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
INMD supports research to enhance health in relation to diet, digestion, excretion, and metabolism; and to address causes, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, support systems, and palliation for a wide range of conditions and problems associated with hormone, digestive system, kidney, and liver function.

Delta NIRI
The Lower Mississippi Delta Nutrition Intervention Research Initiative (Delta NIRI) is a unique partnership between the USDA, Agricultural Research Service, ten university institutions, and three rural communities. Using community-based participatory research Delta NIRI is improving health and well being through nutrition intervention research in the Lower Mississippi Delta of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

Government of Canada

Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education

Corporation for National and Community Service

Silver Partners

Canadian Obesity Network (CON)
CON focuses the expertise and dedication of more than 1,000 member researchers, clinicians, allied health care providers and other professionals with an interest in obesity in a unified effort to reduce the mental, physical and economic burden of obesity on Canadians.

Institute for Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto
The Institute engages in interdisciplinary research and teaching on the life course and aging. Current community-based projects focus on aging in place and older homelessness. The Institute also houses the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE), a National Centre of Excellence dedicated to sharing research about evidence-based practice across the university-community continuum.

Johns Hopkins University Press

National Indian & Inuit Community Health Representative Organization (NIICHRO)
NIICHRO is a national not-for-profit organization working to support Community Health Representatives (CHRs). CHRs are front-line unregulated health workers in Aboriginal communities whose tasks entail health promotion, health education and disease prevention at every phase of the life cycle.

The Youth Leadership Institute
YLI builds communities where young people and their adult allies come together to create positive social change. Building on real-world program experiences, YLI creates customized training program experiences in Environmental Prevention, Youth Philanthropy, Civic Engagement & Policy, and Youth Led Action Research.

Bronze Partners

Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP), Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)
HWPP of the Medical College of Wisconsin is part of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment. HWPP utilizes the community-academic partnership model to improve the health of Wisconsin residents. CCPH conducts the merit review of project proposals that are competitively reviewed every year to determine funding.

Pathways into Health: Health Professions Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Utilizing Distance Learning, On-site Education, and Cultural Integration
Pathways into Health is a collaboration of over 200 individual Tribal and academic participants, 9 major University academic institutions, Tribes, Tribal colleges and the Indian Health Service focused on bringing culturally-reinforcing, interprofessional health education to AI/AN students on their home reservations, utilizing distance learning and cutting edge telehealth technology.

Exhibitors

Canadian Association for Community Service-Learning (CACSL)
CACSL supports, educates and networks to ensure the effective growth of Community Service-Learning in Canada. Our vision is students, educators and communities learning and working together to strengthen individuals and society.

Child Family Health International (CFHI)
CFHI is a global family of committed professionals and students who work at the grassroots level to promote the health of the world community.

Elsevier Canada
The name you trust for the information you need – Saunders, Mosby, Churchill Livingstone, Butterworth-Heinemann, Hanley & Belfus, MDConsult and FIRSTConsult are all part of Elsevier Canada, a team of leading publishers dedicated to meeting the information needs of health science professionals. We publish high-quality textbooks, references, periodicals, and electronic products in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the health professions.

Ontario Public Health Association
OPHA – The Voice of Public Health since 1949. OPHA is a voluntary, charitable association made up of individuals and Constituent Societies from various sectors and disciplines. OPHA provides leadership on issues affecting the public's health and strengthens the impact of people who are active in public and community health throughout Ontario.

Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP)
ROMP is funded by the Canadian Ministry of Health and Long-term Care to offer undergrads and postgrads from all Ontario medical schools, training with physicians in rural communities across South Central Ontario.

University of Toronto's Centre for Urban Health Initiatives (CUHI)
CUHI is a Canadian urban health research centre located in University College at the University of Toronto. CUHI facilitates research that examines how the social and physical conditions in cities affect the health of the people who live there.  In close partnership with the Wellesley Institute, our mission is to work with policy makers, community partners and academics from many disciplines to make great urban health research happen – research that leads to social change and improved public policy.  

Other Cosponsors

Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

The Norcliffe Foundation

Kellogg Health Scholars Program

St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities

University of Washington Population Leadership Program

Advertising Cosponsors

National Health Service Corps
NHSC is part of the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. NHSC is committed to improving the health of the USA’s underserved by uniting communities in need with caring health professionals.

Northwest Health Foundation

Literature Display Cosponsors

Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
AUPHA is a not-for- profit association of university-based educational programs, faculty, practitioners, and provider organizations. Its members are dedicated to continuously improving the field of healthcare management and practice. It is the only non-profit entity of its kind that works to improve the delivery of health services throughout the world - and thus the health of citizens - by educating professional managers at the entry level.

The CAISI Project
The CAISI Project aims to end chronic homelessness and enhance the quality of life of people who are homeless by integrating care from multiple service providers. CAISI is co-developed by front-line workers and their clients, and is based on the development of an electronic information system to integrate care.

Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning (MJCSL)
MJCSL is a national, peer-reviewed journal consisting of articles written by faculty and service-learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and issues pertinent to the service-learning community.

Supporting Organizations

Aboriginal Health Research Networks Secretariat
Context Journal
Gateways - International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, published cooperatively by the Center for Urban Research and Learning, Loyola University Chicago and UTS Shopfront, University of Technology Sydney
Institute for Community Research
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement
Journal of Interprofessional Care
National Association of Friendship Centres
National Cooperative Research Centre on Aboriginal Health
The Network: Towards Unity For Health
PIMATISIWIN: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health
Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action



 

 
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