Report highlights third quarter accomplishments of health institute

Feb 17, 2023

WE-SPARK Health Institute has released its Year 4, third quarter report, highlighting key accomplishments from November 2022 – January 2023: 
•    added 129 new members from the previous quarter, to surpass the 1,000 milestone;
•    welcomed Erie Shores HealthCare as a new partner;
•    facilitated the collection of 73 patient tissue samples, an increase of 33 over last quarter;
•    hosted its first in-person International Research Conference; a 2-day event with over 200 attendees that featured 67 posters, 36 oral presentations and 14 student awards;
•    expanded its student research network at St. Clair College and the University of Windsor, for a total of 68 student members, and four paid internships;
•    facilitated five Adjunct Appointments in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Windsor; local physicians and healthcare providers need academic appointments to build their research programs; and
•    hosted six events focused on researcher networking, medical student research opportunities and health research innovation.

Read the full report here.

WE-SPARK quarterly reports communicate outcomes and provides accountability to its members and the Windsor-Essex community.