Research Expertise

At the School of Public Health, our researchers engage in both curiosity-driven and community-driven inquiry, and are committed to productive knowledge exchange. Each one has research expertise within the broad field of public health.

Using keywords, the table below summarizes the research interests of each faculty member. To learn more about each faculty member, click on their name to view their profile.

Name Research Interests
Ashbolt, Nicholas  amoebae, biofilms, community acquired pneumonia, in-premise plumbing microbiome, Legionella-like bacteria, quantitative microbial risk assessment, water-based pathogen removal
Bubela, Tania bioethics, biotechnology law, health law and policy, intellectual property, knowledge transfer, technology transfer and commercialization
Caulfield, Tim health law, health policy, stem cell research, complementary and alternative medicine, health care access
Davis, Faith
brain tumours, cancer, disparities, epidemiology, ovarian cancer, radiation, surveillance
Dinu, Irina bioinformatics, biological pathways, biostatistics, DNA microarray, gene set analysis, genomic, proteomic, Metabolomic studies, statistical genetics
Eurich, Dean diabetes, health outcomes, morbidity, mortality, pneumonia
Francescutti, Louis governance, injury, knowledge translation, media advocacy, policy development, public health communication, quality control
Hanington, Patrick biological hazards, environmental health, global health, immunology, infectious disease, parasitology, schistosomiasis
Hyshka, Elaine
drug and alcohol policy, engaged scholarship, harm reduction, health ethics law and policy, health services research, illicit substance use, program evaluation, substance use services
Jardine, Cindy Aboriginal research, knowledge translation, northern research, public participation, qualitative methods, risk communication, risk perception
Jeon, Byeonghwa 
food-borne pathogens, food safety, antibiotic resistance, campylobacter
Jhangri, Gian applications of computers, biostatistics, design and analysis of clinical trials, occupational cancer case-control studies, statistical/epidemiological methods, survival analysis
Johnson, Jeff diabetes, epidemiology, health economics, health outcomes, health services, HRQL and population health, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology
Kindzierski, Warren air quality, data mining, exposure assessment, environmental contamination, trend analysis
Laing, Lory behavioural sciences, demography, determinants of health, population studies
Maximova, Katerina
cardiovascular disease, children and adolescents, epidemiology, health promotion, public health, prevention, risk factors
Menon, Dev applied microeconomics, applied microeconometrics, count data modeling, equity in health care use, physician payment, physician utilization, primary care
Montesanti, Stephanie
health policy analysis, indigenous health, program evaluation, primary care, public and community engagement, vulnerable populations, women's health
Mumtaz, Zubia community health workers and midwives, gender and class inequities, health systems, maternal health, maternal health policy, qualitative research methods, social determinants of health
Neumann, Norm environment, drinking water, molecular epidemiology, pollution, prions, source tracking, waterborne pathogens
Nykiforuk, Candace chronic disease prevention, community based research, community environment, health geography, health policy, knowledge exchange, tobacco control
Ohinmaa, Arto CEA, CBA, CUA, cost projections, economics of public health, health economics, health related quality of life, health technology assessment, telemedicine and telehealth
Quemerais, Bernadette environmental monitoring, environmental chemistry, exposure assessment, inorganic trace analysis, occupational hygiene
Raine, Kim community health, health promotion, nutrition, obesity, policy, public health, qualitative research
Senthilselvan, Sentil analysis of survival data, clustered data, longitudinal and multilevel data, asthma epidemiology, biostatistics, genetic epidemiology, health of agricultural workers, latent class models, random effects models
Springett, Jane collaborative working, ecological sustainability and health, healthy cities and communities, participatory action research and evaluation, participatory community-based practice, reflexivity, socio-ecological approaches to health promotion
Storey, Kate
child health, nutrition, obesity, public health, qualitative methods, school health
Veugelers, Paul childhood obesity, epidemiology, health policy, nutrition, population based research, public health, school health
Voaklander, Donald ageing, data linkage, epidemiology, injury, medication, trauma
Wild, Cam addictions research, mental health research, etiology, prevention and treatment, problem drinking, injection drug use, smoking, comorbid addictions, mental disorders, treatment systems, social policy
Yamamoto, Shelby

climate change, environmental health, epidemiology, infectious disease, vulnerable populations

Yanow, Stephanie diagnosis, drug resistance, host: parasite interactions, infectious disease, molecular biology, malaria, parasitology, pregnancy, public health
Yasui, Yutaka bioinformatics, biomarkers, biostatistics, cancer epidemiology, epidemiologic methods, health inequality, public health
Young, Kue Aboriginal health, Arctic regions, chronic disease epidemiology, health systems and policy research, health surveys, health care databases
Yuan, Yan biostatistical methods, cancer epidemiology, classification methods, model evaluation, statistical application, statistical prediction