Knowledge Translation

Published Research Papers and Presentations

Research Papers

1.     Yunyun Di, Jennifer Jones, Kerry Mansell, Susan Whiting, Sharyle Fowler, Lilian Thorpe, Jenifer Billinsky, Navita Viveky, Pui Chi Cheng, Ahmed Almousa, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Jane Alcorn. Influence of flaxseed lignan supplementation to older adults on biochemical and functional outcome measures of inflammation. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2017 Nov-Dec;36(8):646-653

2.     Alcorn J, Whiting S, Viveky N, Di Y, Mansell K, Fowler S, Thorpe L, Almousa A, Cheng PC, Jones J, Billinsky J, Hadjistavropoulos T. Protocol for a 24-Week Randomized Controlled Study of Once-Daily Oral Dose of Flax Lignan to Healthy Older Adults. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Feb 3;6(2):e14. doi: 10.2196/resprot.6817.

3.     Cheng, P.C., Thorpe, L., Viveky, N., Alcorn, J., Hadjistavropoulos, T., Whiting. S.J. (2016). Hand Grip Strength as a Nutritional Assessment Tool in Long-Term Care Homes. Journal of Aging Research and Health Care. DOI: 10.14302/issn.2474-7785.jarh-16-1177.

4.     Viveky, N., Thorpe, L., Alcorn, J., Hadjistavropoulos, T., Whiting. S.J. (2015). Safety evaluation of flaxseed lignan supplementation in older adults residing in long-term care homes. Journal of Nursing Home Research.

5.     Viveky, N., Dahl, W.J., Whiting, S.J. (2013). Should the anti-inflammatory diet be used in long term care homes?  Healthy Aging Research. 2:1. doi:10.12715/har.2013.2.1.

6.     Viveky, N., Billinsky, J., Thorpe, L., Alcorn, J., Hadjistavropoulos, T., Whiting, S. (2013). Challenges in planning long-term care menus that meet dietary recommendations. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice & Research, 74, 84-87.

7.     Viveky, N., Toffelmire, L., Thorpe, L., Billinsky, J., Alcorn, J., Hadjistavropoulos, T., Whiting. S.J. (2012). Use of Vitamin and Mineral Supplements in Long-Term Care Home Residents. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, 37, 100-105.


Knowledge Translation

1.     Yunyun Di, Jennifer Jones, Kerry Mansell, Susan Whiting, Sharyle Fowler, Lilian Thorpe, Jenifer Billinsky, Navita Viveky, Pui Chi Cheng, Ahmed Almousa, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Jane Alcorn. Influence of flaxseed lignan supplementation to older adults on biochemical and functional outcome measures of inflammation. Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016).

2. Viveky N, Billinsky J, Thorpe L, Alcorn J, Hadjistavropoulos T, Whiting SJ. Association of inflammatory markers with cognitive, pain and functionality assessment measures in long term care older adults. The CIHR - Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Meet and Greet at the University of Saskatchewan. May 27th, 2013.

3. Viveky N, Billinsky J, Thorpe L, Alcorn J, Hadjistavropoulos T, Whiting SJ. Association of inflammatory markers with cognitive, pain and functionality assessment measures in long term care older adults. Experimental Biology 2013, Boston, MA. April 20-24th 2013.

4. Viveky N, Billinsky J, Thorpe L, Alcorn J, Hadjistavropoulos T, Whiting SJ. Association of inflammatory markers with cognitive, pain and functionality assessment measures in long term care older adults. 20th Life and Health Sciences day organized by College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. March 15th 2013.

5. Viveky N, Thorpe L, Billinsky J, Alcorn J, Hadjistavropoulos T, Whiting SJ. Changes in long term care menus in Saskatoon SK Canada over the past ten years. 7th International Academy on Nutrition and Aging, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. July 12- 13th 2012.

6. Viveky N and Whiting SJ. Changes in the long term care menu in last ten years. Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics National Student Conference 2012 at the University of Saskatchewan. May 13th 2012.

7. Viveky N and Whiting SJ. Changes in the long term care menu over the past decade: food groups and nutrients. 19th Life and Health Sciences day organized by College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. March 9th 2012.

8. Viveky N, Thorpe L, Alcorn J, Hadjistavropoulos T, Whiting SJ. Should the anti-inflammatory diet be used in Long Term Care facilities? Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementia Research Event hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan. January 18th, 2012.

9. Viveky N, Toffelmire L, Thorpe L, Billinsky J, Alcorn J, Hadjistavropoulos T, Whiting SJ. Vitamin/ mineral supplements: usage and comparison in long-term care (LTC) residents. Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference in Edmonton. June 16th to 18th 2011.

10.  Viveky N, and Whiting SJ. Vitamin/ mineral supplements: usage and comparison in long-term care (LTC) residents. The 18th Annual Life and Health Sciences Research Day. March 11th 2011.

11. Viveky N, Battault  S, Toffelmire L, Thorpe L, Billinsky J, Alcorn J, Hadjistavropoulos T, Whiting SJ. Supplement use in long term care residents diagnosed with dementia.  Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementia Research Event hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan. September 27th 2010.