Carise Thompson

GoHelP Alumni
Carise by the EV3 garden

Carise completed her MA in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. She was involved in a collaborative project with investigators from the School of Public Health and Health Systems, and under the supervision of Dr. Susan Elliott was investigating milk consumption among Canadian high school students as part of the larger COMPASS study.

Carise completed a BASc in Applied Human Nutrition at the University of Guelph. During this time she assisted in research on junk food intake and social norms, as well as drinking water contamination. She has enjoyed working in areas of Public Health such as water quality testing, and volunteering in prenatal nutrition, and healthy eating for low-income households. Her experiences lead her to the GoHelP lab, where she continues learning how to help marginalized populations.

Carise is now a Research Coordinator in the School of Urban & Regional Planning at Queen’s University.

Recent Publications

  • Thompson, C., Elliott S.J., Meyer, S., Leatherdale S. & Majowitz S. Attitudes, subjective norms, and perceived behavioural control factors influencing Canadian secondary school students’ milk and milk alternatives consumption Public Health Nutrition 2024