Nazeem Muhajarine

Research Associate, Canadian Advisor

Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Director, Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU), Universities of Regina and Saskatchewan
CIW Canadian Advisor - Healthy Populations Domain

Dr. Muhajarine is a social epidemiologist, academic and mentor with a particular passion for community development and family and neighbourhood contextual influences in child development and health.

His research expertise and interest include population health intervention research, physical activity in children, place and health, and application of epidemiological methods. Leading a wide range of social research projects, Dr. Muhajarine has worked to build strong relationships between university, community and government in Saskatchewan and in Canada to inspire action and create healthy communities for children, families and citizens alike. Dr. Muhajarine is the recipient of several awards of distinction, including the 2006 Canadian Institutes for Health Research Knowledge Translation Award, and the 2009 Saskatchewan Health Research Achievement Award, his province’s highest honor given to a health researcher who have made a career contribution to science and society.

Selected publications 

Neudorf, C., Muhajarine, N., Marko, J., Murphy, L., Macqueen, S. F., Clarke, A., Ugolini, C., & Wu, J. (2012). Healthy children, healthy families, healthy communities: A report of the Chief Medical Health Officer on the health status and development of young children in Saskatoon Health Region.

Muhajarine N. (2012). Built environment health research: The time is now for a Canadian network of excellence. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 103(9), eS3-eS4.  

Muhajarine, N., Labonte, R., & Winquist, B. (2012). The Canadian Index of Wellbeing: Key findings from the Healthy Populations Domain. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 103(5), 342-347.

Muhajarine, N., Ng J, Bowen, A., Cushon, J., & Johnson, S. (2012). Understanding the impact of the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program: A quantitative evaluation. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 103, S26-S31. 

McIntosh, T., Jeffery, B., & Muhajarine, N. (Eds). (2010). Redistributing Health: New Directions in Population Health Research in Canada. Regina, SK: CPRC Press.