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Scott T. Leatherdale

Principal investigator
Dr Scott T Leatherdale
519-888-4567 x37812
Location: 
BMH 1617
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; COMPASS Study team; COMPASS Guatemala team

Chad Bredin

Project manager
Chad Bredin
519-888-4567 x33317
Location: 
BMH 1618 D
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; COMPASS Study team; COMPASS Guatemala team

Kate Battista

Data manager
Kate Battista
Location: 
BMH 1614
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; COMPASS Study team; Graduate students

Rachel Reel

Data collection coordinator
519-888-4567 x38271
Location: 
BMH 1615
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; COMPASS Study team

Julianne Vermeer

Research and evaluation coordinator
519.888.4567 x37613
Location: 
BMH 1618E
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; COMPASS Study team

Wei Qian

Data analyst
Wei Qian
Location: 
BMH 1618
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; COMPASS Study team; COMPASS Guatemala team

Karen Patte

Postdoctoral fellow
Karen Patte
Location: 
BMH 1628
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; Collaborators

Guy Faulkner

Collaborator - British Columbia lead
Guy Faulkner

Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)- Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Chair in Applied Health Research
University of British Columbia

Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; Collaborators

Valerie Carson

Collaborator - Alberta lead
Valerie Carson

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation
University of Alberta

Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; Collaborators

Slim Haddad

Collaborator - Quebec lead
Group(s): 
Core COMPASS System team; Collaborators

Meghan O'Neill

British Columbia research coordinator
Location: 
University of British Columbia
Group(s): 
COMPASS Study team

Stephen Hunter

Alberta research coordinator / PhD student
Stephen Hunter

Area of focus: Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in youth populations

  • 2015 Graduate Studentship Grant, Women & Children's Health Research Institute (2015)
Group(s): 
COMPASS Study team; Graduate students

Julie Massé

Quebec research coordinator
Location: 
Université Laval
Group(s): 
COMPASS Study team

K. Stephen Brown

Collaborator
Steve Brown

Professor
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences
University of Waterloo

Group(s): 
Collaborators

Joel Dubin

Collaborator
Joel Dubin

Associate Professor
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences / Statistics and Actuarial Science
University of Waterloo

Group(s): 
Collaborators

Cathi Sabiston

Collaborator
Cathi Sabiston

Associate Professor
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
University of Toronto

Group(s): 
Collaborators

Kate Storey

Collaborator

Assistant Professor
School of Public Health
University of Alberta

Group(s): 
Collaborators

Paul Veugelers

Collaborator
Paul Veugelers

Professor
School of Public Health
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)- Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Chair in Applied Health Research and Alberta Research Chair in Nutrition and Disease Prevention
University of Alberta

Group(s): 
Collaborators

Joaquin Barnoya

Collaborator (Guatemala)
Joaquin Barnoya

Research Director, Cardiovascular Unit of Guatemala
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis

Group(s): 
COMPASS Guatemala team; Collaborators

Violeta Chacón

Project manager (COMPASS Guatemala)
Violeta Chacon
Group(s): 
COMPASS Guatemala team

Ruth Childs

Former Collaborator
Ruth Childs

Associate Professor
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
University of Toronto

Group(s): 
Collaborators

David Hammond

Former collaborator
David Hammond

Associate Professor
School of Public Health and Health Systems
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)- Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Chair in Applied Health Research
University of Waterloo

Group(s): 
Collaborators

Susan Elliott

Former collaborator
Susan Elliott

Professor
Faculty of Geography and Environmental Management
University of Waterloo

Group(s): 
Collaborators

Sandra Milicic

Former postdoctoral fellow
photo of Sandra Milicic
Group(s): 
Collaborators

Kristin Brown

PhD student
Kristin Brown

Area of focus: Knowledge translation and exchange

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) training grant in population interventions for chronic disease prevention: A Pan-Canadian program (2014-15; 2012-13)
  • Provost Doctoral Entrance Award (PDEA) for Women
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship and President's Graduate Scholarship
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Adam Cole

PhD student
Adam Cole

Area of focus: Examining characteristics associated with youth tobacco use and changes in youth tobacco use over time in the COMPASS study

  • Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship and the President's Graduate Scholarship
  • CIHR training grant in population intervention for chronic disease prevention: a Pan-Canadian program
Group(s): 
COMPASS Study team; COMPASS Guatemala team; Graduate students

Ken Diploc

PhD student

Area of focus: Food safety and Ontario's youth: Can food safety training effectively improve knowledge and practice in Ontario high school students?

  • University of Waterloo graduate entrance scholarship
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Katelyn Godin

PhD student
Katelyn Godin

Area of focus: Healthy eating behaviours and health inequities

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) training grant in population intervention for chronic disease Prevention: a Pan-Canadian program (2013-2014) & (2014-2015)
  • Provost doctoral entrance award for women (2014)
  • President’s Scholarship (2016)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship and President's Graduate Scholarship (2016-2017) and (2017-2018)
Group(s): 
COMPASS Study team; COMPASS Guatemala team; Graduate students

Rachel Laxer

PhD student
Rachel Laxer

Area of focus: Examining characteristics associated with youth obesity and changes in obesity over time in the COMPASS study

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)/Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) training grant in population intervention for chronic disease prevention: a Pan-Canadian program (2012-2013) and (2013-2014)
  • Provost Doctoral Entrance Award for Women, CIHR travel award from the Institute Community Support (ICS) Program
  • Canadian Obesity Student Meeting honourable mention PhD poster presentation
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship and President's Graduate Scholarship (2014-2015) and (2015-16)
Group(s): 
COMPASS Study team; COMPASS Guatemala team; Graduate students

Mahmood Gohari

PhD student
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Sarah Aleyan

PhD student
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Andrea M Goddard

PhD student
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Jodie Stearns

PhD student
Jodie Stearns

Area of focus: Peer and friendship influences on youth sedentary behaviour

  • Queen Elizabeth II graduate scholarship
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Amanda Jones

PhD student
Amanda Jones

Area of focus: Food and diet; population health and non-communicable disease prevention

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)/Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) fellow in population intervention for chronic disease prevention (2014-2015)
  • CIHR fellow in population intervention for chronic disease prevention (2013-2014)
  • Provost doctoral entrance award for women (2013)
Group(s): 
Graduate students

George Mammen

PhD student
George Mannen

Area of focus:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) training grant in population intervention for chronic disease prevention: a Pan-Canadian program (2013-2014)
  • CIHR strategic training program in public health policy, Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2012-2013) & (2013-2014)
  • B. Evans and J. Daniel Scholarship (2011-2012) and (2013-2014)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2011-2012)
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Alexandra Butler

Masters student
Alexandra Butler
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Amanda Doggett

Masters student
Group(s): 
Graduate students

Morgan Wagner

Past student / Alberta research coordinator
Morgan Wagner
Group(s): 
Past students

Alin Herciu

Past student
Alin Herciu

Area of focus: High-risk alcohol consumption

  • University of Waterloo President's Research Award
  • University of Waterloo President's Graduate Scholarship (PGS) (2015-2016)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Canadian Graduate Scholarship- Master's Program (2015)
Group(s): 
Past students

Jenn Stefanczyk

Past student
Jenn Stefanczyk

Area of focus: Healthy weights and physical activity

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2015-2016)
  • President's Graduate Scholarship (2014-2015 and 2015-2016)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Banting and Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's (2014-2015)
  • CIHR training grant in population intervention for chronic disease prevention: a Pan-Canadian program (2014-2015)
  • Lyle S. Hallman Graduate Research Scholarship (2014-2015)
Group(s): 
Past students

Amanda Harvey

Past student
Amanda Harvey

Area of focus: Physical activity and obesity

  • University of Waterloo graduate entrance scholarship
  • Student and new professional poster presentation award, Canadian Obesity Summit 2015
Group(s): 
Past students

Courtney Betts

Past student
Courtney Betts

MSc, 2014

Thesis title: Factors associated with bullying victimization: an examination of the COMPASS baseline data

Group(s): 
Past students

Cassondra McCrory

Past student
Cassondra McCrory

MSc, 2015

Thesis title: Caffeinated energy drinks, alcohol and nutrition

Group(s): 
Past students

Thushara Sivanandan

Past student
Thushara Sivanandan

MSc, 2014

Thesis title: Factors associated with obesity among off-reserve Aboriginal youth in the COMPASS baseline data

Group(s): 
Past students

Leia Minaker

Past student
Leia Minaker
Group(s): 
Past students