The COMPASS study is a prospective cohort study (started in 2012-13) funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) designed to annually collect hierarchical longitudinal data from a large sample of secondary schools and the grade 9 to 12 students attending those schools in Alberta and Ontario. It is being conducted and lead by researchers at the University of Waterloo in collaboration with researchers at the University of Alberta.

Principal investigator: Scott Leatherdale

Co-Principal Investigator: Karen Patte

Alberta lead: Valerie Carson