Johnson, Muhajarine featured in SHRF video

February 21, 2013

Dr. Shanthi Johnson and Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine of SPHERU are among the many researchers featured in a new promotional video from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation.

The video highlights some success stories in health research, such as Johnson’s work examining how home-based exercise can improve functional capacity and reduce falls and fall-related fractures among seniors.

Also includes is Muhajarine’s work to study the role of families, communities and society on children’s health development and to turn this knowledge into action, though programs or policies to encourage children’s healthy development.

The video looks at a range of work that researchers are conducting at the Canadian Light Source, the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan.

The Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) is the lead agency for the provincial government's Health Research Strategy, and works as a catalyst to support the work of individual researchers and research groups, such as SPHERU, and further various initiatives to enhance and increase capacity of the province's health research enterprise. SHRF reports primarily to the Minister of Health as well as to the Minister Responsible for Innovation.


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