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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.

Rhona Hanning

Rhona Hanning

Professor, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies

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

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.

Sharon Kirkpatrick

Sharon Kirkpatrick

Associate 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

Shannon Majowicz

Shannon E. Majowicz

Associate 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

Plinio Morita

Plinio Morita

Assistant Professor

Research interests: mHealth and wearable technology design, ubiquitous sensors for smart homes, usage data and health data analytics, technology for aging.

Kelly Skinner

Kelly Skinner

Assistant Professor

Research interests: northern food systems and environments, nutrition and food insecurity, community-based health and food initiatives, program evaluation, access to healthcare in northern communities, and knowledge uptake and utilization. 

Warren Dodd

Warren Dodd

Assistant Professor

Research interests: migration, food security, poverty, climate change, healthcare and social service access.