Canadian Rural Health Research Society

The Canadian Rural Health Research Society (CRHRS) is an organization of researchers and their community partners. The mission of CRHRS is to facilitate research and knowledge translation aimed at understanding and promoting the health of people living in rural and remote Canada.


The Government of New Brunswick is proud to welcome the 9th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society in the capital city of Fredericton, NB.

Canada’s only officially bilingual province, New Brunswick is located on Canada's east coast along the Atlantic Ocean. With its scenic beauty, magnificent cities and towns, rich heritage and culture, New Brunswick is a great place to be. 

The New Brunswick‘s capital city of Fredericton is situated along the banks of the beautiful St. John River, in the heart of the province. With its increasingly multicultural population, beautiful Victorian homes, unique art galleries, kilometers of trails, acres of parks and green space, two universities, and an airport, Fredericton is a vibrant cultural capital city with a lot to offer.

Abstract Deadline has been extended to June 5th, 2010.

Conference Objectives

  • To share the findings of recent and ongoing research on rural health
  • To discuss intervention strategies and policy approaches designed to assist rural residents and their communities in achieving the best possible health outcomes
  • To facilitate partnerships involving researchers and decision makers in new interdisciplinary research teams
  • To share successful methods of knowledge mobilization
  • To discuss ways in which rural researchers and decision makers can work together in developing policy-relevant research and creating evidence-informed rural health policies