Selected publications

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Jalali, N., Ken Tran, N., Sen, A., Morita, P. P. Identifying the Socioeconomic, Demographic, and Political Determinants of Social Mobility and Their Effects on COVID-19 Cases and Deaths: Evidence From US Counties. JMIR Infodemiology, 2022,

Sahu, K.S., Oetomo, A., Morita, P.P. Health Monitoring Using Smart Home and Active Assisted Living (AAL) Technologies: A Scoping. JMIR Publications, 2022,

Oyibo, K., Sahu, K.S., Oetomo, A., Morita, P.P. Factors Influencing the Adoption of Contact Tracing Applications: Systematic Review and Recommendations. Frontiers in Digital Health, 2022,

Oyibo K., Morita, P.P. COVID Alert: Factors Influencing the Adoption of Exposure Notification Apps Among Canadian Residents. Frontiers in Digital Health, 2022,

Jalali, N., Sahu, K.S., Oetomo, A., Morita, P.P. Usability of Smart Home Thermostat to Evaluate the Impact of Weekdays and Seasons on Sleep Patterns and Indoor Stay: Observational Study. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 2022,

Paganelli, A.I., *Velmovitsky, P.E., *Miranda, P.A.D.S.E.S., Branco, A., Alencar, P., Cowan, D., Endler, M., and Morita, P.P. (2021). A Conceptual IoT-based Early-Warning Architecture for Remote Monitoring of COVID-19 Patients in Wards and at Home. Internet of Things, 2021, (

*Velmovitsky, P., *Bevilacqua, T., Alencar, P., Cowan, D., and Morita, P.P. Convergence of Precision Medicine and Public Health into Precision Public Health: Towards a Big Data Perspective. Frontiers in Public Health, 2021, 9, 561873. (

Hall, P., Fong, G., Liu-Ambrose, T., Heckman, G., Oremus, M., Sakib, N.*, Butt, Z., Ayaz, H., Jandu, N., and Morita, P.P. Biobehavioral Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review and Research Agenda. Psychosomatic Medicine, 2021, 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000932 (

*Velmovitsky, P., *Miranda, P., Vaillancourt, H., Donovska, T., Teague, J., and Morita, P.P. A Blockchain-Based Consent Platform for Active Assisted Living: Modeling Study and Conceptual Framework. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2020, 22(12), e20832. (

*Neudorf, B., Giangregorio, L., and Morita, P.P. The Usability of an Electronic Medical Records (EMR)-integrated Physical Activity Counselling Tool for Primary Care. Ergonomics in Design, 2020, December, 1-10. (

Morita, P.P., *Rocha, A., Shaker, G., Lee, D. Wei, J., *Fong, B., Thatte, A., Karimi, A., Xu, L., Ma, A., Wong, A., and Boger, J. Comparative Analysis of Gait Speed Estimation Using Wideband and Narrowband Radars, Thermal Camera, and Motion Tracking Suit Technologies. Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research, 2020, 1-23. (

*Sahu, K.S., *Oetomo, A., and Morita, P.P. Enabling Remote Patient Monitoring Through the Use of Smart Thermostat Data in Canada: Exploratory Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth, 2020, 8(11), e21016. (

*Jalali, N., *Sahu, K., *Oetomo, A., and Morita, P.P. Understanding User Behavior Through the Use of Unsupervised Anomaly Detection: Proof of Concept Using Internet of Things Smart Home Thermostat Data for Improving Public Health Surveillance. Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth, 2020, 8(11), e21209. (

*Fadrique L., *Rahman D., Vaillancourt H., Boissonneault P., Donovska T., and Morita, P.P. Policies, Guidelines, and Standards for Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Data Exchange: An Overview. Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth, 2020, 8(6), e15923. (

*Yang, Y., Chen, H.H., Qazi, H., and Morita, P.P. Intervention and Evaluation of Mobile Health Technologies in Management of Patients Undergoing Chronic Dialysis: Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth, 2020, 8(4), e15549.(

*Sakib, M.N., Butt, Z.A., Morita, P.P., Fong, G.T., and Hall, P.A. Considerations for an Individual-Level Population Notification System for Pandemic Response: A Review and Prototype. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2020, 22(6), e19930. (

Moradian, S., Krzynakowski, M., Maguire, R., Kukreti, V., Amir, E., Morita, P.P., Liu, G., and Howell, D. A Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial of Remote Symptom Chemotherapy Toxicity Monitoring Using the Canadian Adapted Advanced Symptom Management System (ASyMS-Can): A Study Protocol. BMJ Open, 2020, 10(6), e035648. (

*Koch, M., Stolee, P., MacNeil, M., Elliott, Jacobi, Morita, P.P., Kuspinar, A., Juzwishin, D. Innovation Processes for Ageing-related Health Technologies. Healthcare Management Forum, 2020, 1-9. (

*Cadoret, D., *Kailas, T., *Velmovitsky, P.E., Morita, P.P., and Igboeli, O. Implementation of a Blockchain System in British Columbia’s Healthcare Data Management. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2020, 22(10), e20897. (

*Bublitz, F.M., *Sahota, N.K., *Oetomo, A., *Fadrique, L.X., and Morita, P.P. Ambient assisted living reference architectures: Scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 2020, 10, e033758. (

Papasideris, M.*, Safati, A., Ayaz, H., Morita, P.P., and Hall, P. Examining the Relationship Between Adolescent Health Behaviors, Brain Health, and Academic Achievement using fNIRS. NeuroImage, 2021.

*Oetomo, A., *Velmovitsky, P.E., *Bublitz, F.M., *Bevilacqua, T., *Sahu, K.S., and Morita, P.P. Human Factors and Artificial Intelligence - How can we achieve AI for social good?. Journal of Medical Internet Research Human Factors, 2020.

*Oyibo, K. and Morita, P.P. Designing Better Exposure Notification Apps: The Role of Persuasive Design. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 2021.

*Jalali, N., *Sahu, K.S., *Oetomo, A., and Morita, P.P. Utilization of smart thermostat data at the population level to identify sleep parameters and time spent at home. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 2021.

*Nagpal, M., Barbaric, A., Sherifali, D., Morita, P.P., Cafazzo, J.A. Patient-generated health data analytics on ambulatory behaviours of people living with T2D: A Scoping Review. JMIR Diabetes, 2021.

*Oyibo, K., *Sahu, K.S., *Oetomo, A., and Morita, P.P. Factors that Influence the Adoption of Contact Tracing Applications: A Protocol for a Systematic Review. JMIR Research Protocols, 2021.

Bublitz F.M., Oetomo A., Sahu K.S., Kuang A., Fadrique L.X., Velmovitsky P.E., Nobrega R.M., Morita P.P., (2019). Disruptive Technologies for Environment and Health Research: An Overview of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Internet of Things. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 16(20), 3847.

Morita, P.P., Weinstein, P.B., Flewwelling, C.J., Bañez, C.A., Chiu, T.A., Iannuzzi, M., Patel A.H., Shier, A.P., and Cafazzo, J.A. (2016). The usability of ventilators: A comparative evaluation of safety and user experience. Critical Care.

Morita, P.P., and Cafazzo, J.A. (2016). Challenges and Paradoxes of Human Factors in Health Technology Design. JMIR Journal of Human Factors, 3(1), e11.

Weinstein, P., Kurahashi, A., Jamieson, T., Stinson, Cafazzo, J.A., Lokuge, B., Morita, P.P., Coehn, E., Goldman, R., Bezjak, A., and Hussain, A. (2016). In the Loop: The Organization of Team-Based Communication in a Patient-Centered Clinical Collaboration System. JMIR Journal of Human Factors, 3(1), e12.

Goyal, S., Morita, P.P., Picton, P., Zbib, A., Seto, E., and Cafazzo, J.A. (2016). Uptake of a Consumer-Focused mHealth Application for the Assessment and Prevention of Heart Disease. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 4(1), e32.

Uddin, A., Morita, P.P., Tallevi, K., Armor, K., Li, John, Nolan, R., and Cafazzo, J.A. (2016). Development of a mHealth System for Behavioural Neurcardiac Training. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 4(2), e45.

Herlihey, T.A., Gelmi, S., Flewwelling, C.J., Hall, T.N.T., Bañez, C., Morita, P.P., Beverley, P., Cafazzo, J.A., and Hota, S. (2016). On Selecting Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola Infectious Disease Preparedness: A Human Factors Evaluation. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.

Goyal, S., Morita, P.P., Lewis, G., Yu, C., Seto, E., and Cafazzo, J.A. (2016). The Systematic Design of a Behavioural Mobile Health Application for the Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 40(1), 95-104.