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Baskerville NB, Dash D, Shuh A, Wong K, Abramowicz A, Yessis J, Kennedy RD. (2017) Tobacco use cessation interventions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth and young adults: A scoping review. Preventative Medicine Reports. Volume 6, June 2017, Pages 53-62

Montreuil A, MacDonald M, Asbridge M, Wild TC, Hammond D, Manske S, Rutherford E. (2017).  Prevalence and correlates of electronic cigarette use among Canadian students: Cross-sectional findings from the 2014/15 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey. CMAJ Open. 5:2 E460-E467.

Minaker L, Bonham A, Elton-Marshall T, Leos-Toro C, Wild TC, Hammond D. (2017) Under the influence: Examination of prevalence and correlates of alcohol and marijuana consumption in relation to youth driving and passenger behaviours in Canada. A cross-sectional study. CMAJ Open. 5:2 E386-E394.

Kennedy RD, Douglas O, Stehouwer L, Dawson J. (2017). The availability of smoking-permitted accommodations from Airbnb in 12 Canadian citiesTobacco Control. 0:1-5.

Baskerville NB, Shuh A, Wong K, Dash D, Ambramowicz A. (2017). LGBTQ youth and young adult perspectives on a culturally tailored group smoking cessation programNicotine Tob Res.

Willis CD, Corrigan C, Stockton L, Greene JK, Riley B. (2017). Exploring the unanticipated effects of multi-sectoral partnerships in chronic disease preventionHealth Policy. 121(2):158-168.


Willis CD, Riley BL, Stockton L, Abramowicz A, Zummach D, Wong G, Robinson KL, Best A. (2016). Scaling up complex interventions: insights from a realist synthesisHealth Res Policy Syst. 19;14(1):88.

Orava T, Manske S, Hanning R. (2016). Beverages and snacks available in vending machines from a subset of Ontario secondary schools: Do offerings align with provincial nutrition standardsCan J Public Health. 27;107(4-5):e417-e423.

Baskerville NB, Dash D, Wong K, Shuh A, Abramowicz A. (2016). Perceptions Toward a Smoking Cessation App Targeting LGBTQ+ Youth and Young Adults: A Qualitative Framework Analysis of Focus GroupsJMIR Public Health Surveill. 2(2):e165.

Guindon GE, Burkhalter R, Brown KS. (2016). Levels and trends in cigarette contraband in Canada. Tob Control. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-052962.

Minaker LM, Olstad DL, MacKenzie G, Nguyen N, Azagba S, Cook BE, Mah CL. (2016). An evaluation of the impact of a restrictive retail food environment intervention in a rural community pharmacy setting. BMC Public Health. 16:586

Kennedy RD, Hammond D, Spafford MM, Douglas O, Brûlé J, Fong GT, Schultz AS. (2016). Educating smokers about the risk of blindness - insights to improve tobacco product health warning labelsTob Induc Dis. 19;14:30. 

Gregoire B, Azagba S, & Asbridge M. (2016). Smoke-free homes, smoking susceptibility and familial smoking among never-smoking high school students: a cross sectional analysisCMAJ Open. 4:2 E298-E303.

Minaker L. (2016). Retail food environments in Canada: Maximizing the impact of research, policy and practiceCan J Public Health. 107(Suppl. 1):eS1–eS3.

Minaker L, Shuh A, Olstad DL, Engler-Stringer R, Black JL, Mah CL. (2016). Retail food environments research in Canada: A scoping reviewCan J Public Health. 107(Suppl. 1):eS4-eS13.

Baskerville NB,  Brown KS,  Nguyen NC, Hayward L,  Kennedy RD, Hammond D, Campbell HS. (2016). Impact of Canadian tobacco packaging policy on use of a toll-free quit-smoking line: an interrupted time-series analysisCMAJ Open. 4:E59-E65

Baskerville NB, Azagba S, Norman C, McKeown K, Brown KS. (2016). Effect of a Digital Social Media Campaign on Young Adult Smoking CessationNicotine Tob Res. 18(3):351-60

Azagba S. (2016). School bullying and susceptibility to smoking among never-tried cigarette smoking students. Prev Medicine. 85:69-73.

Minaker LM, Leatherdale ST. (2016). Association between Weight and Smoking Not Mediated by Weight Loss Attempts or Bullying. Am J Health Behav. 40(1):21-30. 

Azagba S, Kennedy RD, Baskerville NB. (2016). Smoke-free school policy and exposure to secondhand smoke: A quasi-experimental analysisNicotine and Tobacco Research. 18(2):170-6

Lo BK, Minaker LM, Mah CL, Cook B.(2016). Development and Testing of the Toronto Nutrition Environment Measures Survey-Store (ToNEMS-S). J Nutr Educ Behav. S1499-4046(16)30676-5.

Luan H, Minaker LM, Law J. (2016). Do marginalized neighbourhoods have less healthy retail food environments? An analysis using Bayesian spatial latent factor and hurdle modelsInt J Health Geogr. 15(1):29. 

Willis CD, Greene JK, Abramowicz A, Riley BL. (2016). Strengthening the evidence and action on multi-sectoral partnerships in public health: an action research initiativeHealth Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice. 36(6):101-111.

Mah CL, Cook B, Rideout K, Minaker LM. (2016). Policy options for healthier retail food environments in city-regionsCan J Public Health. 107(Suppl. 1):5343.

Lo BK, Minaker L, Chan AN, Hrgetic J, Mah CL,  (2016). Adaptation and Validation of a Nutrition Environment Measures Survey for University Grab-and-Go EstablishmentsCan J Diet Pract Res. 77(1):17-24.

Minaker LM, Olstad DL, Thompson ME, Raine KD, Fisher P, Frank LD. (2016). Associations between frequency of food shopping at different store types and diet and weight outcomes: findings from the NEWPATH studyPublic Health Nutrition. 1-10. 

Minaker, L. and Hammond, D. (2016). Low Frequency of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Canadian Youth: Findings From the 2012/2013 Youth Smoking SurveyJournal of School Health. 86: 135–142.

Minaker, Leia M. and Leatherdale, Scott T. (2016). Association between Weight and Smoking Not Mediated by Weight Loss Attempts or BullyingAm J Health Behavior. 40:1, 21-30.

Majowicz SE, Meyer SB, Kirkpatrick SI, Graham JL, Shaikh A, Elliott SJ, Minaker LM, Scott S, Laird B. (2016). Food, health, and complexity: towards a conceptual understanding to guide collaborative public health actionBMC Public Health. 16:487

Willis C, Riley B, Lewis M, Stockton L, Yessis J. (2016). Guidance for organisational strategy on knowledge to action from conceptual frameworks and practiceEvidence & Policy. 13(2):317-341.

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Minaker LM, Shuh A, Nguyen N, Azagba S, Manske SR. (2015). Cigarette smoking susceptibility among youth alternate tobacco product users: implications of flavoured tobacco from a national cross-sectional Canadian sample (YSS 2012/2013)BMJ Open. 5(12):e009549. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009549.

Minaker LM, Soni S, Nguyen N, Manske S. (2015). Youth retail tobacco access in Canada: regional variation, perceptions, and predictors from YSS 2010/2011. Addict Behav. 51:1-6.

Baskerville NB, Hayward L, Brown KS, Hammond D, Kennedy RD, Campbell HS. (2015). Impact of Canadian tobacco packaging policy on quitline reach and reach equityPrev Med. 81:243-50

Azagba S. (2015). Trends in adult exposure to secondhand smoke in vehicles: Findings from the 2009-2012 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring SurveyDrug and Alcohol Dependence, 155:141-6.

Kennedy, RD, Ellens-Clark S, Nagge L, Douglas O, Madill C, Kaufman P. (2015). A Smoke-Free Community Housing Policy: Changes in Reported Smoking Behaviour—Findings from Waterloo Region, Canada. J Community Health, 40(6): 1207-1215. 

Azagba S. (2015). Effect of smoke-free patio policy of restaurants and bars on exposure to second-hand smokePrev Med, 76:74-8.

Azagba S, Burhoo P, Chaloupka FJ, Fong GT. (2015). Effect of cigarette tax increase in combination with mass media campaign on smoking behavior in Mauritius: Findings from the ITC Mauritius SurveyTobacco Control, 24(Suppl 3):iii71-75.

Azagba S, Baskerville NB, Minaker LM. (2015). A comparison of adolescent smoking initiation measures on predicting future smoking behaviorPrev Med Reports, 2:174-177.

Azagba S. (2015). Hardcore smoking among continuing smokers in Canada 2004-2012Cancer Causes & Control, 26(1):57-63.

Azagba S, Sharaf M, Hammond D. (2015). Association between contraband tobacco and illicit drug use among high school students in CanadaJournal of Primary Prevention, 36(2):71-8.

Baskerville NB, Struik LL, Hammond D, Guindon GE, Norman CD, Whittaker R, Burns CM, Grindrod KA, Brown KS. (2015). Effect of a mobile phone intervention on quitting smoking in a young adult population of smokers: Randomized controlled trial study protocolJMIR Research Protocols. 4(1):e10.

Minaker LM, Shuh A, Burkhalter RJ, Manske SR. (2015). Hookah use prevalence, predictors, and perceptions among Canadian youth: Findings from the 2012-2013 Youth Smoking SurveyCancer Causes & Control. 26(6):831-8.​

Mercer K, Baskerville NB, Burns CM, Chang F, Giangregorio L, Tomasson Goodwin J, Rezai LS, Grindrod K. (2015). Using a collaborative research approach to develop an interdisciplinary research agenda for the study of mobile health interventions for older adults. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 3(1):e11.

​Bassett-Gunter R, Yessis J, Manske SR, Gleddie D. (2015). Healthy school communities in Canada. Health Education Journal. 1-14.

​Comte M, Hobin E, Manske S, Casey C, Griffith J, Leggett C, Veugelers P, Murnaghan D, McGavock J. (2015). Is the provision of physical education to senior-years students associated with greater physical activity levels? Insight into a province-wide policy. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 12(5):649-54.

Willis CD, Kernoghan A, Riley BL, Popp J, Best A, Milward B. (2015).  Outcomes of interorganizational networks in Canada for chronic disease prevention: Insights from a concept mapping studyPreventing Chronic Disease. 12. 

Riley BL, Robinson KL, Gamble J, Finegood DT, Sheppard D, Penney TL, Best A. (2015). Knowledge to action for solving complex problems: Insights from a review of nine international casesChronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada. 35(3): 47-53.

Riley B, Harvey J, Di Ruggiero E, Potivin L. (2015). Building the field of population health intervention research: The development and use of an initial set of competenciesPreventive Medicine Reports. 2:854-857.

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