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Kelly Anthony

Kelly Anthony

Lecturer, Teaching Fellow

Research interests: attitudes regarding public policies (both US and Canadian) designed to protect disadvantaged groups; prejudice; attitudes towards, and responses to, dying and the death process; individualism and collectivism and culture

Jose Arocha

Jose F. Arocha

Associate Professor

Research interests: health informatics and socio-cognitive studies of human-computer interaction, principles of HCI design, health education and modelling understanding of health and disease

Philip Bigelow

Philip Bigelow

Associate Professor

Research interests: interventions in occupational health; evaluation and measurement of health and safety management systems; risk assessment and standard setting in occupational health

Ashok Chaurasia

Ashok Chaurasia

Assistant Professor

Research interests: methodological development in longitudinal data, incomplete/missing data, model selection, and sequential data

Helen Chen

Helen Chen

Assistant Research Professor

Research interests: health informatics, translatonal research in healthcare and medicine, health system integration, semantic interoperability, healthcare decision making and decision support, health data analytics, medical imaging informatics, patient safety

Martin Cooke

Martin Cooke

Associate Professor

Research interests: the social demography and health of Aboriginal peoples; social inequality, the welfare state, and the life course; population ageing and retirement

Kitty Corbett

Kitty Corbett

Professor

Research interests: about and for change, emphasizing social science tools (e.g., ethnographic and mixed methods, social marketing, photovoice, training) for knowledge translation, health communication, quality improvement, and community-based participatory action, and health promotion.

Joel Dubin

Joel Dubin

Associate Professor

Research interests: longitudinal data methodology and analysis, survival methodology and analysis, graphical methods, prediction models. Application areas include nephrology, cancer, smoking cessation, aging, and the environment.

Mark Ferro.

Mark Ferro

Assistant Professor

Research interests: epidemiology of child psychopathology, measurement of child psychopathology and quality of life, determinants and mechanisms of child multimorbidity, mental health service use

John Garcia

John Garcia

Professor of Practice; Associate Director, Graduate Professional Programs

Research interests: population-based chronic disease prevention, health of Nunavummiut, knowledge exchange, capacity building, implementation, practice-based evidence, public health policy and systems, qualitative and mixed methods, realistic evaluation

Peter Hall

Peter Hall

Associate Professor

Research interests: social neuroscience of primary prevention; health neuroscience; lifestyle behaviors and brain health; behavior change; brain health over the lifespan; social neurobiology of food cravings and consumption; obesity.

David Hammond

David Hammond

Associate Professor, CIHR-PHAC Chair in Applied Public Health

Research interests: population health, health behavior, health policy, tobacco, smoking, health communication, media, nutrition, diet, public health, e-cigarettes, nicotine, caffeine, energy drinks, global health, international health

Rhona Hanning

Rhona Hanning

Professor, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies

Research interests: human nutrition and chronic disease, evidence-based practice, body composition.

George Heckman

George A. Heckman

Associate Professor (Schlegel Research Chair in Geriatric Medicine)

Research interests: chronic disease management in frail seniors - focus on cardiovascular disease and long term care.

John Hirdes

John Hirdes

Professor

Research interests: community and public health, health information systems, health policies, caregiving, aging, home care, mental health, long-term care, palliative care, quality of life, pharmacoepidemiology, knowledge translation.

Sue Horton

Sue Horton

Professor and CIGI Chair in Global Health Economics

Research interests: economics of public health, economics of nutrition, development economics, poverty

Craig Janes.

Craig R. Janes

Professor; Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems

Dr. Janes is a medical anthropologist interested in and committed to social science approaches to public health and global health policy. Janes has research strengths in human-environment interactions, social inequities and health, global health governance, and maternal and child health.

Linda Jessup

Linda Jessup

Continuing Lecturer; Associate Director, Undergraduate Studies

Research interests: Population and public health, healthy development, psychosocial development

Sharon Kirkpatrick

Sharon Kirkpatrick

Assistant Professor

Research interests: dietary assessment, measurement error in diet, food access and food security among marginalized populations, food environments, food and nutrition policy, dietary guidance

Brian Laird

Brian Laird

Assistant Professor

Research interests: contaminants; risk assessment; risk communication; hazard; environmental health; exposure; country food; aboriginal; First Nations; Inuit; mercury; arsenic; selenium; diet; mixtures; nutrient-toxicant interaction; toxicology; soil; bioaccessibility; bioavailability; contaminated sites; Dehcho region

Jane Law

Jane Law

Associate Professor

Research interests: health geomatics; healthy communities; disease mapping; measurement error, data uncertainty, and missing data adjustment in public health research; Bayesian spatial modelling and analysis in health research; determinants of health outcomes; health and crime; diet and health outcomes

Scott Leatherdale

Scott Leatherdale

Associate Professor, CIHR-PHAC Chair in Applied Public Health Research

Research interests: health behaviour surveillance (physical activity, obesity, alcohol and drug use, tobacco use, eating behaviour, sedentary behaviour); built environment and behaviour; impact of policies / programs on behaviour; co-morbid health behaviours; internet gambling and problem gambling; knowledge translation and exchange systems; cancer epidemiology; social epidemiology

Joon Lee

Joon Lee

Assistant Professor

Research interests: health informatics, health data science, big data, data-driven decision support algorithms, critical care, home health care, natural language processing, information visualization, social network analysis.

Ellen MacEachen

Ellen MacEachen

Associate Professor / Associate Director, Graduate Research Programs

Research interests: Broad focus on policy and program evaluation and implementation, with a view to the organisational, social and policy determinants of work and health

Shannon Majowicz

Shannon E. Majowicz

Assistant Professor

Research interests: infectious diseases, particularly foodborne, waterborne and enteric diseases, surveillance and burden of illness methods, survey research methods, epidemiology and epidemiologic methods, public health practice, systems approaches to food-related health outcomes, knowledge synthesis methods, knowledge brokering

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