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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/Associate Director, Graduate Research Programs
Research interests: interventions in occupational health; evaluation and measurement of health and safety management systems; risk assessment and standard setting in occupational health
Roy Cameron

Roy Cameron

Professor Emeritus
Research interests: health behaviour change, disease prevention, tobacco, population level intervention, evidence-based practice.
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: My research is 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.

Alexander Crizzle

Assistant Professor
Research interests: Gerontology, senior health, aging, older drivers, commercial drivers, fitness to drive, screening, mobility, falls, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, neurodegenerative disorders, exercise, rehabilitation, public health.
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.
Tara Elton-Marshall

Tara Elton-Marshall

Research Assistant Professor
Research interests: policy evaluation, population health, psychological determinants of health, health disparities, Aboriginal health, global health, tobacco control, gambling
Nancy E. Fenton

Nancy E. Fenton

Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Research interests: medical geography, emotional geography, risk perception, children and youth, quality of life, child-centred methodologies, qualitative and post-structural methods, communities of practice, mentorship competencies
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: dietary behavior, social neuroscience, diabetes, aging, health disparities.
David Hammond

David Hammond

Associate Professor
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
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.
Laurie Hoffman-Goetz

Laurie Hoffman-Goetz

Professor
Research interests: In Public Health: health literacy, risk communication, consumer health informatics, mass media and health education
In Biohealth: physical activity and cancer prevention, exercise immunology, behavioural immunology, lymphocyte apoptosis
Sue Horton

Sue Horton

Professor and CIGI Chair in Global Health Economics
Research interests: economics of public health, economics of nutrition, development economics, poverty
Janice Husted

Janice Husted

Associate Professor Emerita
Research interests: prognosis of rheumatic conditions specifically psoriatic arthritis; and mental health
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.

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