Presentations

Poster Presentations (PDF of poster available on links)

2019

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Zelkowitz, P., Miner, S., O’Connell, S. & Robins, S.  (2019, October). An mHealth app designed for fertility patients: from conception to pilot testing. Poster presented at the Connected Health Conference, Boston, MA

 

 

 

 

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Zelkowitz, P., Brochu, F., Dawadi, S., Gelgoot, E., O’Connell, S. & Robins, S. (2019, October). Psychological Distress and the use of an app for social support among men and women with fertility concerns. Poster presented at the Technology, Mind and Society conference, Washington, DC.

 

 

 

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Brochu, F., Chan, P., Lo, K., Mahutte, N. Ouhilal, S., Tulandi, T., Feeley, N., Ells, C. & Zelkowitz, P. (2019, September). Fertility Patients’ Empowerment and Engagement with an mHealth App. Poster presented at the 65th meeting of the Canadian Fertlility and Andrology Society, Ottawa, Canada.

 

 

20190919_170409Dawadi, S., Chan, P., Chan, C. Lo, K. Mahutte, N. Ouhilal, S., Takefman, J., Tulandi, T. & Zelkowitz, P. (2019, September). Mobile health app engagement and counselling uptake in fertility patients: a preliminary study. Poster presented at the 65th meeting of the Canadian Fertlility and Andrology Society, Ottawa, Canada.

 

20190919_184338Gelgoot, E., Chan, P., Ells, C., Holzer, H., Lo, K., Mahutte, N., Ouhilal, S., Tulandi, T. & Zelkowitz, P. (2019, September). The relationship between eHealth literacy and user engagement with a mobile health app offering information and support to fertility patient. Poster presented at the 65th meeting of the Canadian Fertlility and Andrology Society, Ottawa, Canada.

 

 

20190920_112536Grunberg, P. O’Connell, S., Lahuec, A., Gagné, K., Idelson, R., Dennis, C.-L., Da Costa, D. & Zelkowitz, P. (2019, September). Development and evaluation of an online infertility training and supervision program for peer supporters. Poster presented at the 65th meeting of the Canadian Fertlility and Andrology Society, Ottawa, Canada.

 

 

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O’Connell, S., Brochu, F., Dawadi, S., Gelgoot, E., Robins, S., Rosberger, Z. & Zelkowitz, P. (2019, September). Psychological distress and the desire to use an infertility-related online support board. Poster presented at the 65th meeting of the Canadian Fertlility and Andrology Society, Ottawa, Canada.

 

 

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Zelkowitz, P. Promoting physical and mental health in men facing infertility issues. “Message House” presentation at the CIHR Gender and Health Institute annual meeting. May, 2019.

 

 

 

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O’Connell, S., Brochu, F., Dawadi, S., Gelgoot, E., Robins, S. & Zelkowitz, P. (2019, May). The association of psychological distress with the use of an infertility-related online forum. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Lady Davis Institute Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

2018

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Brochu, F., Robins, S., Chan, P., Lo, K., Mahutte, N., Ouhilal, S., Tulandi, T. & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, September). Do Online Information and Support Resources Meet the Needs of Fertility Patients? Poster presented at the 64th annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

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Dawadi, S., Chan, P., Lo, K., Mahutte, N., Ouhilal, S. Takefman, J. Tulandi, T. &  Zelkowitz, P. (2018, September). Developing a fertility mHealth app: What features do patients want? Poster presented at the 64th annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

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Gelgoot, E., Kelly-Hedrick, M., Miner, S., Robins, S., Chan, P., Ells, C.,  Lo, K., Mahutte, N., Ouhilal, S., Tulandi, T. & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, September). You can’t always get what you want: Fertility patients’ preferences for information from their health care providers. Poster presented at the 64th annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Montreal, Canada.

 

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Grunberg, P., Dennis, C.-L., Da Costa, D. & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, September). Online Infertility Peer Support: An Investigation into the Needs and Preferences of Men and Women Undergoing Fertility Treatment in Canada. Poster presented at the 64th annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

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Kelly-Hedrick, M., Gelgoot, E., Miner, S., Robins, S., Chan, P., Ells, C., Lo, K., Mahutte, N., Ouhilal, S., Tulandi, T. & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, September). Infertility-Related Concerns and Barriers to Communication: Patient and Provider Perspectives. Poster presented at the 64th annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

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Brochu, F., Robins, S., Chan, P., Lo, K., Mahutte, N., Ouhilal, S., Tulandi, T. & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, May).  Are the Needs of Fertility Patients’ Met by Information Found Online?  Poster presented at the 9th Annual Lady Davis Institute Scientific Retreat, Montreal,Canada.

 

 

 

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Gelgoot, E., Kelly-Hedrick, M., Miner, S. & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, May). The provision of information during fertility clinic visits: patient and provider perspectives. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Lady Davis Institute Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Canada

 

 

 

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Goldstein, Z., Perez, S., Grunberg, P. & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, May). Are men interested in online peer support for cancer-related infertility? Poster presented at the 9th Annual Lady Davis Institute Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

 

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Kelly-Hedrick, M; Gelgoot, E; Miner, S & Zelkowitz, P. (2018, May). Are patients’ infertility-related concerns addressed by health care providers? Poster presented at the 9th Annual Lady Davis Institute Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Canada

 

 

 

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Zelkowitz, P., Kelly-Hedrick, M., Robins, S., & Miner, S. (2018, April). “Getting by with a little help from my (online) friends”: What factors predict fertility patients’ online search patterns?  Poster presented at American Psychological Association conference on Technology, Mind and Society, Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

2017

Dawadi, S., Takefman, J., Zelkowitz, P. (2017, November). Gender, immigration status, and predictors for counselling seeking in fertility patients. Poster presented at the 11th Gender Summit, Montreal, Canada.

Grunberg, P. H., Miner, S. A., & Zelkowitz, P. (2017, November). Infertility and perceived stress: The role of gender identity concern. Poster presented at the 11th Gender Summit, Montreal, Canada.

Robins, S. Badillo, I. Chan, P. Holzer, H., Lo, K., Mahutte, N., Ouhilala, S., Tulandi,T. & Zelkowitz, P. (September, 2017) Health Care Providers and Patients’ Perspectives on Useful Resources for Fertility Care: Investigating a mHealth Solution. Poster presented at the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Kelly-Hedrick, M., Brochu, F., Grunberg, P. H., & Zelkowitz, P. (2017, May). The Content of Infertility- Related Videos on YouTube. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Lady Davis Institute Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Canada.

Grunberg, P. H., Miner, S. A., & Zelkowitz, P. (2017, April). Am I a real man? Concern over gender identity in men undergoing infertility treatment in Canada. Poster presented at the 25th annual  conference for the American Men’s Studies Association, Ann Arbor, MI.

2016

Zelkowitz, P., Robins, S., & Grunberg, P. (2016, October). Searching for infertility information online: Differences between men and women. Poster presented at the Connected Health Symposium, Boston, MA.

Miner, S.A., Daumler, D.M., Chan, P., Lo. K., Gupta, A., Rosberger, Z., & Zelkowitz, P. (2016, October). Stress, Depression and the Desire for Social Support Among Male Patients in Fertility and Cancer Clinics. Paper presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine panel on Reproductive Mental Health. Salt Lake City, UT.

Grunberg, P. H., Chan, P., Lo, K., Takefman, J., Mahutte, N., Ouhilal, S., & Zelkowitz, P. (2016, September). Infertility in a multicultural context: Examining infertility concerns among men and women in Canada. Poster presented at the 63rd meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Toronto, Canada.

Sadowski, I., Levinsson, A., Robins, S., Miner, S.A., & Zelkowitz, P. (2016, June). Factors Associated with the Provision of Fertility Preservation Information to Male Cancer Patients: Patient and Health Care Professional Perspectives. Poster session presented at the 7th annual Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Canada.

Miner, S. A., Robins, S., Read, S.C., Gu, V., Zhu, C.Y., & Zelkowitz, P. (2016, June). Evidence for the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines during Fertility Treatment: A Scoping Review. Poster session presented at the 7th annual Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research Scientific Retreat, Montreal, Canada.

2015

Ells, C., Guttman, R., Zelkowitz, P. (2015, May). Infertility Treatment in an overwhelmed system: Couples’ experience of fertility clinics post government funding of IVF in Quebec. Poster presented at the Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference, Winnipeg, Canada.

Zelkowitz, P., Chan, P., & Read, S. C. (2015, March). Men’s experience of fertility treatment: Their needs for psychosocial supports. Poster presented at the International Conference on Masculinities, New York, NY.

2013

Zelkowitz, P., Read, S., Carrier, M.E., Whitley, R., Tulandi, T., Ells, C. (2013, October) Too involved, or not involved enough? Infertile couples’ perceptions of social support. Paper presentation at the Conjoint Meeting of the International Federation of Fertility Societies and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA.

Read, S., Zelkowitz, P. (2013, October) Infertility Treatment in an Overwhelmed System: Couples’ experience of fertility clinics post government funding of IVF in Quebec. Poster presented at the 2013 Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, Halifax, Canada.

Oral Presentations

2018

Miner, S. & Zelkowitz, P. (June 19, 2018). Men’s knowledge about fertility, and their desire for information and support regarding infertility and its treatment. Powerpoint presentation given at Fathers Matter: First Paternité, famille et société Scientific Day, Université du Québéc en Outaouais, Gatineau, QC.

Kelly-Hedrick, M., Perez, S., Robins, S., Zelkowitz, P. (January 19, 2018). Fertility-Related Concerns of Male Cancer Patients: Results from the Needs Assessment Surveys. Powerpoint presentation given at the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program of the Segal Cancer Centre, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC

Kelly-Hedrick, M., Perez, S., Robins, S., Zelkowitz, P. (January 15, 2018). Fertility-Related Concerns of Male Cancer Patients: Results from the Needs Assessment Surveys. Powerpoint presentation given at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON

2017

Kelly-Hedrick, M., Robins, S., Schinazi, J., Zelkowitz, P. (December 11, 2017). Needs Assessment Surveys of Fertility Patients and their Health Care Providers: Providing Information and Support through Mobile Solutions. Powerpoint presentation given at the Murray Koffler Urologic Wellness Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON

Kelly-Hedrick, M., Robins, S., Schinazi, J., Zelkowitz, P. (November 24, 2017). Needs Assessment Surveys of Fertility Patients and their Health Care Providers: Providing Information and Support through Mobile Solutions. Powerpoint presentation given at the MUHC Reproductive Centre, Montreal, QC.

Kelly-Hedrick, M., Robins, S., Schinazi, J., Zelkowitz, P. (November 16, 2017). Needs Assessment Surveys of Fertility Patients and their Health Care Providers: Providing Information and Support through Mobile Solutions. Powerpoint presentation given at the Montreal Fertility Center, Montreal, QC

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