Current Research

Research Highlights

The Department of Community Health Sciences is rich in research and training opportunities. Each year faculty and students attract several million dollars in research funding from many funding sources.  Many areas of expertise are brought to bear on research problems - refer to our Faculty Directory for faculty members' research specializations.

Research Projects


Brenda Hemmelgarn

The Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration
http://www.icdc.ca/

Nancy Marlett

PaCER - program of patient and community engagement research
http://w21c.org/images/uploads/documentation/Scope_of_Work_PACER_Sample_Nov_21_2013.pdf

Lynn McIntyre

Scoping Review of Food Insecurity in the Health Care Setting, Identify policy interventions to reduce household food insecurity, Long-term mental health outcomes of childhood hunger
http://www.ucalgary.ca/lmcintyre/node/32
http://www.ucalgary.ca/lmcintyre/research/scoping-review-food-insecurity-health-care-setting

Lindsay McLaren

Fluoridation cessation: equity, controversy, and decision-making in population and public health
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/49128.html

Scott Patten

Psychiatric and mental health epidemiology. Descriptive and analytical studies. Medical and psychiatric comorbidity. Analysis of large, national datasets, including cross-sectional and longitudinal.
www.ucalgary.ca/~patten

Hude Quan

SPOR Support Unit (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) Unit
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/45859.html          

Melanie Rock

CIHR-funded investigations of pet owners and social justice, focusing on well-being and mental health

http://www.ucalgary.ca/mrock 
http://heapro.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/04/02/heapro.dau017.full\

Paul Ronksley

Dr. Paul Ronksley is a health services methodologist in the Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary. His research interests are in chronic disease epidemiology and the use of administrative and population-based survey data to study access to care and health care utilization for patients with multi-morbidity.
http://inventorspot.com/articles/current_verdict_alcohol_and_your_heart
http://www.openmedicine.ca/rt/printerFriendly/563/497

Reg Sauve

Perinatal epidemiology and neonatal follow-up; neonatal/perinatal clinical studies; child health research
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=192994
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM196702162760701

Frank Stahnisch

Making of a New Research Field: On the Pursuit of Interdisciplinarity in the German Neuromorphological Sciences, 1910-1945
https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/research/projects/DeptIII_Stahnisch_GermanNeuromorphology

Billie Thurston

Voices Against Violence: Youth Stories Create Change
http://www.voicesagainstviolence.ca/

Sexual Assault Resistance Education for University Women:  A Trial in Three Canadian Universities
http://www.ucalgary.ca/wethurston/SARE