Jessica Reid MSc Project Manager

Jessica Reid is a Project Manager with the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo. She has been involved with various tobacco-related projects for the last decade, most recently regarding cigarette packaging and health warnings, and e-cigarettes. Jessica also works on studies of caffeinated energy drinks and food/menu labelling, and is the lead author for the annual Tobacco Use in Canada report.

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Thesis: “Are patterns of smoking cessation and related behaviours associated with socioeconomic status? An analysis of data from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey.”

Publications

McCrory C, White CM, Bowman C, Fenton N, Reid JL, Hammond D. Perceptions and knowledge of caffeinated energy drinks: results of focus groups with Canadian youth. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, In Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2016.11.013

Reid JL, McCrory C, White CM, Martineau C, Vanderkoy P, Fenton N, Hammond D. Consumption of caffeinated energy drinks among youth and young adults in Canada. Preventive Medicine Reports 2017; 5: 65-70 [Epub 2016 Nov 30]. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.11.012.

Hammond D, Reid JL. If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck…Energy “shots” should be regulated as energy drinks in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2016; 107 (1):e133-e135. doi: 10.17269/CJPH.107.5199.

McCrory C, Vanderlee L, White CM, Reid JL, Hammond D. Knowledge of recommended calorie intake and influence of calories on food selection among Canadians. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2016;48:199-207.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, White CM, Thrasher JF. Perceptions of branded and plain cigarette packaging among Mexican youth. Health Promotion International 2016. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dav117 [Epub 2016 Jan 29]

Mutti S, Reid JL, Gupta PC, Pednekar MS, Dhumal GG, Nargis N, Hussain G, Hammond D. Perceived effectiveness of text and pictorial health warnings for smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh: Findings from an experimental study. Tobacco Control 2015 Jul 22. pii: tobaccocontrol-2015-052315. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052315. [Epub ahead of print]

Huang LL, Thrasher JF, Reid JL, Hammond D. Predictive and external validity of a pre-market study to determine the most effective pictorial health warning label content for cigarette packages. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2016; 18 (5): 1376-1381. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntv184 [Epub 16 Sept 2015]

Reid JL, Rynard VL, Czoli CD, Hammond D. Who is using e-cigarettes in Canada? Nationally representative data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use among Canadians. Preventive Medicine 2015;81:180–183. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.08.019. [Epub 2015 Sept 5].

Jones AC, Hammond D, Reid JL, Leatherdale ST. Where should we eat? Lunch source and dietary measures among youth during the school week. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 2015;76(4):157-165. doi: 10.3148/cjdpr-2015-019 [Epub 2015 Aug 17]

White CM, Rynard VL, Reid JL, Ahmed R, Burkhalter R, Hammond D. Stop-smoking medication use, subsidization policies and smoking cessation in Canada. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2015; 49(2):188-198. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.03.001.

Hammond D, Lillico HG, Vanderlee L, White CM, Reid JL. The impact of nutrition labeling on menus: a naturalistic cohort study. American Journal of Health Behavior, 2015; 39(4): 540-548. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.39.4.10.

Reid JL, Hammond D, McCrory C, Dubin JA, Leatherdale ST. Use of caffeinated energy drinks among secondary school students in Ontario: Prevalence and correlates of using energy drinks and mixing with alcohol. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2015;106(3):e103-e108. doi: 10.17269/CJPH.106.4684.

Czoli C, Hammond D, Reid JL, Cole AG, Leatherdale ST. Use of conventional and alternative tobacco and nicotine products among a sample of Canadian youth. Journal of Adolescent Health 2015;57(1):123-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.03.006. [Epub 2015 Apr 28]

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, Thrasher J. The impact of cigarette warning labels on health beliefs in the United States and Mexico. Journal of Health Communication, 2013; 18(10); 1180-92.

Hammond D, Reid JL, Driezen P, Boudreau C. Pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs in the United States: An experimental evaluation of the proposed FDA warnings. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2013 Jan;15(1):93-102.

Hammond D, Reid JL. Health warnings on tobacco products: International practices. Salud Publica de Mėxico 2012 Jun;54(3):270-280.

Hammond D, Thrasher JF, Reid JL, Driezen P, Boudreau C, Arillo Santillán E, on behalf of the International Tobacco Packaging Study. Perceived effectiveness of pictorial health warnings among Mexican youth and adults: a population-level intervention with potential to reduce tobacco-related inequities. Cancer Causes & Control, 2012; 23 (Suppl 1): 57-67.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Boudreau C, Fong GT, Siahpush M, on behalf of the ITC Collaboration. Socioeconomic disparities in quit intentions, quit attempts, and smoking abstinence among smokers in four western countries: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2010; 12 Suppl 1, S20-S33.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Driezen P. Socioeconomic status and smoking in Canada, 1999-2006: Has there been any progress on disparities in tobacco use? Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2010; 101, 73-78.

Ahmed R, Leatherdale ST, Manske SR, Reid J. Effectiveness of school based recruitment procedures and modular data collections. Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice, 2010;5(1), 68-80.

Siahpush M, Yong HH, Borland R, Reid JL. Socioeconomic position and abrupt versus gradual method of quitting smoking: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four-Country Survey. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2010; 12 Suppl 1, S58-S63.

Siahpush M, Yong HH, Borland R, Reid JL, Hammond D. Smokers with financial stress are more likely to want to quit but less likely to try or succeed: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey. Addiction, 2009; 104(8), 1382-1390.

Hammond D, Reid JL, Driezen P, Cummings, KM, Borland R, Fong GT, McNeill A. Smokers’ use of NRT for reasons other than quitting smoking: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation. Addiction, 2008; 103, 1696-1703.

Reid JL, Manske SR, Leatherdale ST. Factors related to adolescents’ estimation of peer smoking prevalence. Health Education Research, 2008; 23(1), 81-93.

Book chapters & reports

Reid JL, Hammond D, Rynard VL, Burkhalter R. Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2015 Edition. Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Rynard VL, Burkhalter R. Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014 Edition. Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Burkhalter R, Rynard VL, Ahmed R. Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2013 Edition. Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Reid J, Hammond D, Thrasher JF, Dreizen P, Boudreau C, Arillo Santillán E. Impacto de estrategias visuales en las advertencias sanitarias: Un experimento de campo en adultos fumadores y adolescentes mexicanos. [Impact of warning label imagery: A field experiment among Mexican adult smokers and adolescents]. (pp. 128-143). In Salud pública y tabaquismo, volumen II. Advertencias sanitarias en América Latina y el Caribe. Thrasher JF, Reynales Shigematsu LM, Lazcano Ponce E, Hernández Ávila M, Editores. Cuernavaca, México: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, 2013. ISBN: 978-607-511-044-8.

Hammond D, Reid J. Las advertencias sanitarias en los productos de tabaco: prácticas internacionales. (pp. 17-27). In Salud pública y tabaquismo, volumen II. Advertencias sanitarias en América Latina y el Caribe. Thrasher JF, Reynales Shigematsu LM, Lazcano Ponce E, Hernández Ávila M, Editores. Cuernavaca, México: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, 2013. ISBN: 978-607-511-044-8.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Burkhalter R, Ahmed R. Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2012 Edition. Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Reid JL, Hammond D. Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2011 Edition. Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Reid JL, Hammond D. Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2009 Edition. Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Presentations Selected

Reid JL, Rynard VL, Czoli CD, Hammond D. E-cigarette use in Canada: Findings from a nationally representative survey and policy implications. Presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco Annual Meeting; 2016 March 3: Chicago, IL.

Hammond D, Reid JL, Czoli CD, White CM. E-cigarettes in Canada: Retail availability, e-cigarette use, and smoking initiation among youth. Presented at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health; 2016 March 1: Ottawa, ON.

Reid JL, Hammond D Pete Driezen, Nguyen NC, Boudreau C, Thrasher JF. Are themes common in cigarette package health warnings effective across cultures? An experimental study in seven countries. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting; 2015 February 25-28; Philadelphia, PA.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Leatherdale ST, McCrory C, Dubin JA. The use of caffeinated energy drinks and alcohol among secondary school students in Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at Public Health 2014 (CPHA Conference); 2014 May 27-29; Toronto, ON.

Reid JL, Hammond D. Perceptions of menthol cigarettes among adult smokers and youth in the United States: an experimental study. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting; 2014 February 5-8; Seattle, WA.

Reid JL, Hammond D. Perceptions of “slim” cigarettes: an experimental study of smokers in seven countries. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting; 2014 February 5-8; Seattle, WA.

Reid JL, Hammond D. Perceptions of “slim” cigarettes: an experimental study of smokers in seven countries. Paper presented at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health; 2013 November 25-27; Ottawa, ON.

Reid JL, Mutti S, Hammond D, Gupta PC, Li Q, Yuan J, Nargis N. Influence of health warnings on beliefs about the health effects of cigarette smoking, in the context of an experimental study in four Asian countries.  Poster presented at the Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT); 2013 Aug. 18-21; Chiba, Japan.

Reid JL, Rynard V, Hammond D. Are Canadian smokers’ purchasing patterns undermining public health objectives? Poster presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Meeting; 2013 June 9-12; Ottawa, ON.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Mons U. Perceptions of pictorial health warnings among adult smokers and youth in Germany. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting; 2013 March 13-16; Boston, MA.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Cameron R, Burkhalter R, Ahmed R. A report on tobacco use in Canada: current trends and implications for the future. Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference, 2011 June 22; Montreal, Canada.

Reid JL, Hammond D, Cameron R, Burkhalter R, Ahmed R. Tobacco use in Canada: A report on patterns and trends from 1999-2009 and implications for the future. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting, 2011 Feb 16-19; Toronto, Canada.

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Christine White MSc Project Manager

Christine White is a Project Manager with the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Christine has worked on research projects involving menu labelling in restaurants, caffeinated energy drinks, promotional activities for electronic cigarettes, and cigarette packaging.

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Thesis: “The impact of cigarette package design on young women in Brazil: brand appeal and perceptions of health risk”

Publications

McCrory C, White CM, Bowman C, Fenton N, Reid JL, Hammond D. Perceptions and knowledge of caffeinated energy drinks: results of focus groups with Canadian youth. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, In Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2016.11.013

Reid JL, McCrory C, White CM, Martineau C, Vanderkoy P, Fenton N, Hammond D. Consumption of caffeinated energy drinks among youth and young adults in Canada. Preventive Medicine Reports 2017; 5: 65-70 [Epub 2016 Nov 30]. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.11.012.

Jones AC, Vanderlee L, White CM, Hobin EP, Bordes I, Hammond D. How many calories did I just eat? An experimental study examining the effect of proposed changes to nutrition labels serving size. Public Health Nutrition 2016. doi:10.1017/S1368980016000665

McCrory C, Vanderlee L, White CM, Reid JL, Hammond D. Knowledge of recommended calorie intake and influence of calories on food selection among Canadians. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2016;48:199-207.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, White CM, Thrasher JF. Perceptions of branded and plain cigarette packaging among Mexican youth. Health Promotion International 2016. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dav117 [Epub 2016 Jan 29]

Hobin EP, Sacco J, Vanderlee L, White CM, Zuo F, Sheeshka J, McVey G, O’Brien MF, Hammond D. A randomized trial testing the efficacy of modifications to the Nutrition Facts table on comprehension and use of nutrition information among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada 2015; 32(10):173-183.

Vanderlee L, White CM, Bordes I, Hobin EP, Hammond D. The efficacy of sugar labeling formats: implications for labeling policy. Obesity 2015; 23(12):2406-2413. DOI: 10.1002/oby.21316. [Epub 30 Sept 2015].

Vanderlee L, Hobin EP, White CM, Bordes I, Hammond D. Do Canadians know how much they should be eating? Knowledge of key dietary guidelines among young Canadians. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 2015; 39(Suppl 1):S31.

Hammond D, White CM, Czoli CD, Martin CL, Magennis P, Shiplo S. Retail availability and marketing of e-cigarettes in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2015; 106(6):e408-e412. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17269/cjph.106.5105

Hammond D, Lillico HG, Vanderlee L, White CM, Reid JL. The impact of nutrition labeling on menus: a naturalistic cohort study. American Journal of Health Behavior, 2015; 39(4):540-548.

White CM, Rynard VL, Reid JL, Ahmed R, Burkhalter R, Hammond D. Stop-smoking medication use, subsidization policies and smoking cessation in Canada. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2015; 49(2):188-198.

Czoli CD, Hammond D, White CM. Electronic cigarettes in Canada: Prevalence of use and perceptions among youth and young adults. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2014; 105(5), e97-e102.

Hobin E, White CM, Chiu M, O’Brien MF, Hammond D. Nutritional quality of food items on fast-food ‘kids’ menus’: comparisons across countries and companies. Public Health Nutrition, 2014; 17(10):2263-2269.

Hammond D, White CM, Anderson W, Arnott D, Dockrell M. Perceptions of UK youth of branded and standardized, ‘plain’ cigarette packaging. European Journal of Public Health, 2013; 24(4):537-543.

Hammond D, Daniel S, White CM. The effect of cigarette branding and plain packaging on female youth in the United Kingdom. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2013; 52(2):151-157.

White CM, Hammond D, Thrasher JF, Fong GT. The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women. BMC Public Health, 2012; 12:737.

Hammond D, White CM. Improper disclosure: tobacco packaging and chemical information in the European Union. Public Health, 2012; 126(7):613-619.

White CM, Cheverie M, Tyas S. Education and healthy aging: the role of income satisfaction. Chronic Diseases in Canada, 2010; 30(2). Available online at http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/cdic-mcc/30-2/cseb_01-eng.php

Presentations

Hobin E, Zuo F, White CM, Simniceanu A, Rosella L, Rempel B, LeMar J, Stockwell T, Manson H, Hammond D. Pilot investigation of the efficacy of posting Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines and Standard Drink Labels on alcohol containers among adults in Ontario. Paper presented to the Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines – Ontario Public Health Working Group; 2014 Oct 30; Toronto, ON.

White CM, Lillico H, Hammond D. The Health Check program in restaurants: consumer awareness of use of nutrition information and consumption patterns. Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference – Public Health 2014, 2014 May 29; Toronto, ON.

Hobin E, Shen-Tu G, White CM, Sheeshka J, O’Brien M, McVey G, Hammond D. Comprehension and use of Nutrition Facts tables among young people in Canada.  Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference – Public Health 2014; 2014 May 28; Toronto, ON.

White CM, Hammond D, Anderson W, Arnott D, Dockrell M. Health warnings, branding and superslims: perceptions of cigarette packaging among UK youth. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 20st Annual Meeting; 2014 February 6; Seattle, WA.

White CM, Hammond D, Rynard V, Reid J, Ahmed R, Burkhalter R. Stop-smoking medication use and the impact of provincial subsidization policies in Canada. Paper presented at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health; 2013 Nov 26; Ottawa, ON.

White CM, Hammond D, Ahmed R, Burkhalter R. Stop-smoking medication use in Canada and the impact of a subsidization policy in Quebec. Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Meeting; 2013 June 12; Ottawa, ON.

Hammond D, Reid JL, Vanderlee L, White CM. Consumer perceptions of nutrition labelling on menus: findings from the International Menu Labelling Study. Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association 2013 Annual Conference; 2013 Jun 11; Ottawa, ON.

Vanderlee L, Hammond D, White CM, Reid JL. Sources of nutrition information among Canadians: Surveys with restaurant patrons. Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Meeting; 2013 Jun 11; Ottawa, ON.

White CM, Hammond D, Ahmed R, Reid JL, Burkhalter R. Stop-Smoking Medication Use in Canada and the Impact of a Provincial Subsidization Policy. Paper presented at the 2013 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 19th Annual Meeting; 2013 Mar 15; Boston, MA.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, White CM, Thrasher JF. Perceptions of branded and plain cigarette packaging among Mexican youth. Symposium paper presented at the 2013 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 19th Annual Meeting; 2013 Mar 14; Boston, MA.

White CM, Hammond D, Thrasher J, Fong G. The Impact of Cigarette Package Design on Young Women in Brazil: Brand Appeal and Perceptions of Health Risk. Paper presented in the Free Paper Presentation Session for Young Investigator Award at the 2012 World Conference on Tobacco or Health; 2012 Mar 23; Singapore.

White CM, Hammond D. The Impact of Cigarette Package Design & Plain Packaging on Female Youth: Brand Appeal and Health-Related Perceptions. Paper presented at the Canadian Public Health Association 2011 Annual Conference; 2011 Jun 20; Montreal, QC.

Poster Presentations

McCrory C, Vanderlee L, White CM, Hammond D. Knowledge of recommended caloric intake and influence of calories on food selection among Canadians. Poster presented at The Canadian Nutrition Society 2014 Annual Meeting; 2014 June 6-7; St. John’s, NL.

Hobin E, Shen-Tu G, White CM, Sheeshka J, O’Brien M, McVey G, Hammond D. Using a hybrid methodological technique in a qualitative study to explore young Canadians’ understanding and use of Nutrition Facts tables.  Poster presented at the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting; 2014 May; San Diego, CA.

Hobin E, White CM, O’Brien M, Li L, Chui M, Hammond, D. Availability, type, and format of point-of-purchase nutrition information in the top 10 fast-food chain restaurants in Canada. Poster presented at the Ontario Public Health conference; 2014 April 1; Toronto, ON.

Czoli CD, Hammond D, White CM. Electronic Cigarettes in Canada: Prevalence of Use and Perceptions among Young Adults. Poster presented at the 2013 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 17th Annual Meeting; 2013 March 15; Boston, MA.

White CM, Hammond D. Improper Disclosure: Tobacco Packaging and Emission Information. Poster presented at the 2011 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 17th Annual Meeting; 2011 Feb 17; Toronto, ON.

White CM, Cheverie M, Tyas S. Does Income Satisfaction Mediate the Relationship Between Education and Healthy Aging? Poster presented at the Canadian Association on Gerontology 38th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting; 2009 Oct 23; Winnipeg, MB.

White CM, Cheverie M, Tyas S. Education and Healthy Aging: The Role of Income and Occupation. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics National Student Conference; 2009 May 23; Ottawa, ON.

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STUDENTS

Christine Czoli BSc PhD Student

Christine is a PhD student in the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Christine’s research interests include tobacco control policy in the context of chronic disease prevention. Her doctoral research seeks to fill critical evidence gaps on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in Canada.

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Thesis

Evidence to inform e-cigarette policy.

Publications

Reid JL, Rynard VL, Czoli CD, Hammond D. Who is using e-cigarettes in Canada? Nationally representative data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use among Canadians. Preventive Medicine 2015; 81: 180-183.

Shiplo S, Czoli CD, Hammond D. E-cigarette use in Canada: Prevalence and patterns of use in a regulated market. BMJ Open 2015; 5: e007971; doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007971.

Hammond D, White CM, Czoli CD, Martin CL, Magennis P, Shiplo S. Retail availability and marketing of e-cigarettes in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2015; 106(6):e408-e412. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17269/cjph.106.5105

Czoli CD, Goniewicz M, Islam T, Kotnowski K, Hammond D. Consumer preferences for electronic cigarettes: Results from a discrete choice experiment. Tobacco Control 2015; doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052422.

Czoli CD, Hammond D, Reid JL, Cole AG, Leatherdale ST. Use of conventional and alternative tobacco and nicotine products among a sample of Canadian youth. Journal of Adolescent Health 2015; 57(1):123–125. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.03.006.

Czoli CD, Hammond D. TSNA exposure: Levels of NNAL among Canadian tobacco users. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2015; 17(7):825-30. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntu251. [Epub 2014 Dec 6].

Czoli CD, Hammond D, White CM. Electronic cigarettes in Canada: Prevalence of use and perceptions among youth and young adults. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2014; 105(2):e97-e102.

Czoli CD, Hammond D. Cigarette packaging: Youth perceptions of “natural” cigarettes, filter references and contraband tobacco. Journal of Adolescent Health 2014; 54(1):33-39.

Czoli CD, Leatherdale ST, Rynard V. Bidi and hookah use among Canadian youth: Findings from the 2010 Canadian Youth Smoking Survey. Preventing Chronic Disease 2013; 10:120290.

Boydell KM, Zlotnik Shaul R, D’Agincourt-Canning L, Da Silva M, Simpson C, Czoli C, Rashkovan N, Kim C, Levin A, Schneider RS. Paediatric physician-researchers: Coping with tensions in dual accountability. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research 2012 (Winter); 2(3): 213-221.

Sheahan L, Da Silva M, Czoli C, Zlotnik Shaul R. A Canadian perspective on a child’s consent to research within a context of family-centered care: From incompatibility to synergy. Journal of Clinical Research & Bioethics 2012 (Apr); 3(1):132-136.

Czoli C, Da Silva M, d’Agincourt-Canning L, Simpson C, Boydell K, Rashkovan N, Vanin S, Zlotnik Shaul R. Accountability and pediatric physician-researchers: Are theoretical models compatible with Canadian lived experience? Philosophy, Ethics and Humanities in Medicine 2011 (Oct); 6(15).

Da Silva M, Zlotnik Shaul R, Kim CC, d’Agincourt-Canning L, Czoli C, Schneider R & Vanin S. Recruiting one’s own patients for research: Consent challenges for paediatric physician-researchers. Health Law in Canada 2011; 31(3): 72-80.

Book chapters & reports

Sheahan L, Da Silva M, Czoli C & Zlotnik Shaul R. (2014). “A Canadian perspective on a child’s consent to research within a context of family-centered care: From incompatibility to synergy” in Paediatric Patient and Family-Centred Care: Ethical and Legal Issues, Zlotnik Shaul R (Ed); Springer.

McCammon-Tripp L, Hakvoort M, Shields T, Czoli C, Hoekstra B, Lambraki I & Garcia J. (2013). Creating smoke-free spaces: The development of smoke-free outdoor space by-laws. Toronto, Ontario: Program Training and Consultation Centre and the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

McCammon-Tripp L, Czoli C, Hookstra B, Lambraki I & Garcia J. (2013). The development of smoke-free hospitals in Ontario. Toronto, Ontario: Program Training and Consultation Centre and the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Presentations

Czoli CD, Hammond D, Goniewicz M, Islam T & Kotnowski K. The effect of product characteristics on perceptions of electronic cigarettes among Canadians. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation)

Hammond D, Czoli CD & Sweanor D. Electronic cigarettes: Evidence, prevalence of use, and implications for public health practice and policy. The Ontario Public Health Conference, March 31-April 2, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation)

Czoli CD, Hammond D, Goniewicz M, Islam T & Kotnowski K. The effect of product characteristics on perceptions of electronic cigarettes among Canadians. Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco Annual International Meeting, February 5-8, 2014; Seattle, Washington, US (poster presentation)

Czoli CD & Hammond D. Levels of NNAL among Canadian tobacco users. Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco Annual International Meeting, February 5-8, 2014; Seattle, Washington, US (poster presentation)

McCammon-Tripp L, Hoekstra B, Czoli CD, Lambraki I & Garcia J. Normalizing smoking cessation systems in hospitals: The role of public health. National Conference on Tobacco or Health, November 25-27, 2013; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation)

McCammon-Tripp L, Czoli CD, Hakvoort M, Hoekstra B, Shields T, Lambraki I & Garcia J. Creating smoke-free spaces: The development of smoke-free outdoor space by-laws in Ontario. National Conference on Tobacco or Health, November 25-27, 2013; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation)

Czoli CD, Hammond D & White CM. Electronic cigarettes in Canada: Prevalence of use and perceptions among youth & young adults. National Conference on Tobacco or Health, November 25-27, 2013; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation)

Czoli CD, Hammond D & White CM. Prevalence of e-cigarette use among Canadian youth & young adults. Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco Annual International Meeting, March 13-16 2013; Boston, Massachusetts, US (poster presentation)

 Invited Presentations

Czoli CD. Electronic cigarettes in Canada: Prevalence & patterns of use. Program Training and Consultation Centre 2014 Knowledge Exchange Forum, June 17-18, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation)

Czoli CD. Electronic cigarettes: A review of the evidence for health care practitioners. Northwest Tobacco Control Area Network Cessation Community of Practice webinar, February 27, 2014; Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation via webinar)

Czoli CD. Electronic cigarettes. Central West Tobacco Control Area Network meeting, October 23, 2013; Halton, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation)

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Amanda Jones MSc PhD Student

Amanda Jones’ research focuses on population health and non-communicable disease prevention, with a particular interest in policies to improve healthy eating. Amanda brings 7 years of experience in global health research and has worked throughout Sub-Saharan Africa on active transportation, adolescent reproductive health and community-based research.

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Publications

Jones AC, Hammond D, Reid JL, Leatherdale ST. Where should we eat? Lunch source and dietary measures among youth during the school week. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 2015;76(4):157-165. [Epub 2015 Aug 17].

Jones A,  Geneau R. Assessing research activity on the priority interventions for non-communicable disease prevention in low- and middle-income countries: a bibliometric analysis. Global Health Action 2012; 5: 18847.

Huntington J, Jones A. H1N1 brand power: marketing a disaster. Health Science Inquiry 2010; 1(1):33-34.

Jones A. HIV prevention for adolescents and the lack of coordination between the health and educational sectors: lessons from western Uganda [Abstract]. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology 2009, 20(Suppl B), 81.

Jones A. The use of participatory action research in adolescent HIV prevention [Abstract]. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology  2009; 20(Suppl B), 81.

Presentations Selected

Jones A, Vanderlee L, White CM, Hobin EP, Bordes I, Hammond D. (2015). How many calories did I just eat? An experimental study examining the effect of proposed changes to nutrition labels serving size. Poster presentation at the 16th Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2015 June 3-6: Edinburgh, UK.

Jones A, Hammond D, Reid JL, Leatherdale, ST. (2015). Where should we eat? Lunch source and dietary measures among youth during the school week. Poster presentation at the 4th Canadian Obesity Summit. 2015 April 28-May 2: Toronto, ON.

Meyer, S.B., Lu, S., Jones, A.C. (2014). An Ontario-based study investigating the role of trust in flu vaccination: implications for addressing declining uptake. Oral presentation at the Canadian Immunization Conference, Ottawa, ON, December 2-4, 2014.

Jones, A. & Geneau, R. (2012). Using concept mapping to identify research priorities for non-communicable disease prevention in developing countries. Oral presentation at the Canadian Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, ON, October 21-23, 2012.

Jones, A. & Geneau, R. (2012). Researching the best buys for non-communicable disease prevention in developing countries: how are we doing?. Oral presentation at the 13th World Congress on Public Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 23-27, 2012.

Jones, A. (2010). Process evaluation of a school-based reproductive health peer education program in western Uganda. Oral presentation at the Canadian Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, ON, October 31-November 3, 2010.

Jones, A. (2010). Research-based development of a secondary school peer education program in western Uganda. Oral presentation at the 4th International Conference on Peer Educators, Sexuality, HIV and AIDS, Nairobi, Kenya, June 16-18, 2010.

Jones, A. (2009). Peer education to promote Uganda students’ sexual health. Oral presentation at the Third Regional Network on Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa (EQUINET) Conference, Munyonyo, Uganda, Sept 22-26, 2009.

Jones, A. (2009). Not going to research and run: my experiences conducting PAR in international settings. Oral presentation at the Fifth International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, May 20-23, 2009.

Jones, A. (2009). The use of participatory action research in adolescent HIV prevention. Poster presentation at the 18th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Vancouver, BC, April 23-26, 2009.

Jones, A. (2009). HIV prevention for adolescents and the lack of coordination between the health and educational sectors: lessons from western Uganda. Poster presentation at the 18th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Vancouver, BC, April 23-26, 2009.

mail-icon  acjones@uwaterloo.ca

phone-icon 519-888-4567 x31066

skype-icon amanda.clarisse.jones

Cesar Leos-Toro BSc PhD Student

Cesar Leos-Toro is a PhD student in the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. His primary research interests lie in harm reduction strategies that aim to reduce disease burden associated with substance use and abuse to better inform national drug policy.

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Thesis

Drug use policy in Canada.

Publications

Leos-Toro C, Hammond D, Manske S. A cross-sectional examination of medicinal substance abuse and use among Canadian youth: Findings from the 2012-2013 Youth Smoking Survey. CMAJ Open, 2015;3(4):e387-e394. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20140094. [Correction: CMAJ Open, 2015;3(4):e395. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20150119. ]

Leos-Toro C, Liao V, Nunn J, Salgad, L. Examining School Outcomes of Late-Preterm Infants. Knowledge Impact Strategies Consulting Ltd: Waterloo, ON; 2013.

Presentations

Leos-Toro C, Hammond D. Controlled Substance Use Among Canadian Youth. Paper presented at Annual University of Waterloo Applied Health Science’s Graduate Student Research Conference; April 2014: Waterloo, ON, Canada.

mail-icon  cesar.leos-toro@uwaterloo.ca

phone-icon 519-888-4567 x31066

skype-icon cesarleostoro

Rachel Acton BSc PhD Student

Rachel is a PhD student in the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Her primary research interests lie in food and nutrition policy, with a focus on population-level strategies that can be used to reduce nutrition-related chronic disease.

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THESIS

Evidence to inform food and nutrition policy.

PUBLICATIONS

Acton RB, Vanderlee L, White CW, Hammond D. The efficacy of calorie labelling formats on pre-packaged foods: an experimental study among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health; In Press.

PRESENTATIONS

Acton RB, Vanderlee L, White CW, Hammond D. The efficacy of calorie labeling formats on pre-packaged foods: an experimental study among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Oral presentation at the XIII International Congress on Obesity (ICO); 2016 May 1: Vancouver, BC.

mail-icon  rachel.acton@uwaterloo.ca

phone-icon 519-888-4567 x31066

Jasmin Bhawra BSc MSc PhD Student

Jasmin is a PhD student in the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Her research focuses on relationships between policy, chronic disease, food environment, and diet among vulnerable populations.

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MSc THESIS

The Impact of Food Insecurity and Diet on Obesity among Métis and Off-Reserve First Nations Children in Canada. Read Jasmin’s MSc thesis.

PUBLICATIONS

Bhawra J, Cooke M, Hanning R, Gonneville S, & Wilk P. (2015). Community perspectives on food insecurity and obesity: Focus groups with caregivers of Métis and off-reserve First Nations children. Int J Equity Health, 2015 Oct.

Moore Hepburn C, Cohen E, Bhawra J, Weiser N, Hayeems RZ, Guttmann A. Health System Strategies Supporting Transition to Adult Care. Arch Dis Child. 2015 Feb.

Bhawra J & Cooke M. (2013). The impact of food insecurity on diet quality and obesity status among off-reserve First Nations and Métis children. Can J Diabetes, 37(S2), S233.

Namini PA. Ahmed M, Stone S, Yan A, Zhang S, Bhawra J, Kwok J, Jeffrey R, & Keith M. (2011). The prevalence
of thiamin deficiency in ambulatory patients with heart failure. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 36(3), 427-493.

Katapally TR, Goenka S, Bhawra J, Mani S, Krishnaveni GV, Kehoe SH, Lamkang AS, Raj M, McNutt K. Results from the India 2016 report card on physical activity for children and youth. J Phys Act Health. 2016 Nov

Bhawra J, Toulany T, Cohen E, Moore Hepburn C, Guttmann A. Primary care interventions to
improve transition of youth with chronic health conditions from pediatric to adult healthcare: A systematic
review. BMJ Open. 2016 May.

PRESENTATIONS

Hayeems RZ, Venkataramanan V, Tsiplova K, Bhawra J, Mital S, Bowdin S, Kim RH, Cohn RD, Ungar WJ. (2016). The cost-effectiveness and impact on medical management of whole genome sequencing compared to standard care in pediatric cardiomyopathies: A prospective observational cohort study. The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute Scientific Retreat, Toronto, Canada.

Bhawra J, Katapally TR, Rainham D. (2016). The utilization of GPS technology to understand the
relationship between environmental contexts and active living: Preliminary findings from a systematic
review. International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Annual Meeting, Cape
Town, South Africa.

Hayeems RZ, Bhawra J, Tsiplova K, Monfared N, Bowdin S, Meyn MS, Stavropoulos J, Basran R, Marshall C, Shuman C, Ito S, Cohn I, Brudno M, Cohn R, Ungar W. (2016). Clinical activity prompted by pediatric whole genome sequencing compared to chromosome microarray. The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute Scientific Retreat, Toronto, Canada

Katapally TR, Goenka S, Bhawra J, Mani S, Krishnaveni GV, Kehoe SH, Lamkang AS, Raj M, McNutt K. (2016). Results from the India 2016 report card on physical activity for children and youth. International Society for Physical Activity and Health, Bangkok, Thailand.

Hayeems RZ, Bhawra J, Tsiplova K, Monfared N, Bowdin S, Meyn MS, Stavropoulos J, Basran R, Marshall C, Shuman C, Ito S, Cohn I, Brudno M, Cohn R, Ungar W. (2016). Clinical activity prompted by pediatric whole genome sequencing compared to chromosome microarray: preliminary findings. Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics 5th Annual Research Day (Hospital for Sick Children), Toronto, Canada.

D’Mello M, Bhawra J, Monfared N, Meyn MS, Bowdin S, Shuman C, Stavropoulos J, Marshall CR, Cohn R, Ungar WJ, Hayeems RZ. (2015). Clinical care following paediatric whole genome sequencing compared to chromosomal microarray. SickKids Summer Research Program Symposium, Toronto, Canada.

Bhawra J, Toulany A, Cohen E, Moore Hepburn C, Guttmann A. (2015). Systematic review of primary care interventions to improve transition of youth with chronic conditions from paediatric to adult healthcare. Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Moore Hepburn C, Cohen E, Guttmann A, Weiser N, Bhawra J. (2014). Health system strategies supporting transition to adult care: A cross jurisdictional scan. Paediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Bhawra J, Cooke M, Hanning R, Wilk P. (2013). The impact of food insecurity and diet quality on obesity status among Métis and off-reserve First Nations children: qualitative focus group findings. Canadian Public Health Association Conference, Ottawa, Canada.

Bhawra J, Cooke M, Wilk P. (2013). The impact of food insecurity on diet quality and obesity status among off-reserve First Nations and Métis children. Canadian Obesity Summit, Vancouver, Canada.

Bhawra J, Cooke M. (2012). Impacts of food insecurity on fruit and vegetable consumption on obesity among Métis and First Nations children: preliminary findings. Canadian Obesity Network Student Meeting, Edmonton, Canada.

mail-icon  jbhawra@uwaterloo.ca

phone-icon 519-888-4567 x31066

skype-icon jasminbhawra

Danielle Wiggers BA MSc Student

Danielle  is a MSc student in the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Her research interests are in the area of population-level interventions.

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THESIS

Evidence to inform food and nutrition policy.

PUBLICATIONS

Acton RB, Vanderlee L, White CW, Hammond D. The efficacy of calorie labelling formats on pre-packaged foods: an experimental study among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health; In Press.

PRESENTATIONS

Acton RB, Vanderlee L, White CW, Hammond D. The efficacy of calorie labeling formats on pre-packaged foods: an experimental study among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Oral presentation at the XIII International Congress on Obesity (ICO); 2016 May 1: Vancouver, BC.

mail-icon  dwiggers@uwaterloo.ca

phone-icon 519-888-4567 x31066

Brittany Cormier BA MSc Student

Brittany is a Master’s student in the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Her research interests include food and nutrition policy, and the ways in which policy can influence population health.

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THESIS

Evidence to inform food and nutrition policy.

PUBLICATIONS

Acton RB, Vanderlee L, White CW, Hammond D. The efficacy of calorie labelling formats on pre-packaged foods: an experimental study among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health; In Press.

PRESENTATIONS

Cormier, B. T., & Fisher, M. (2016, June). Think before you compete: An investigation of the relationship between intrasexual competition and mating intelligence. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Conference on the Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, Halifax, NS.  

Cormier, B. T., Langille, L., Daley, S., Roddi, J., Blanchard, J., & Fisher, M. (2016, June). Is this Stall Taken? Territoriality in Women’s Bathroom Behaviour. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference on the Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, Halifax, NS.  

 Cormier, B. T., & Fisher, M. (2016, April). Think before you compete: An investigation of the relationship between intrasexual competition and mating intelligence. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Psychology Conference, Halifax, NS.  

 Cormier, B. T., & Fisher, M. (2016, March). Think before you compete: An investigation of the relationship between intrasexual competition and mating intelligence. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference, Halifax, NS.  

Cormier, B. T., & Fowler, D. M. (2015, April). The effects of priming jealousy on beauty-enhancing preferences of females. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Conference on the Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, Boston, MA.

 Cormier, B. T., & Fowler, D. M. (2015, March). The effects of priming jealousy on beauty-enhancing preferences of females. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Psychology Conference, Halifax, NS.

mail-icon  bcormier06@gmail.com

phone-icon 519-888-4567 x31066

FORMER STUDENTS

Seema Mutti PhD

Seema Mutti completed her PhD in 2016 in the School of Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Seema’s doctoral work examined the efficacy of health warnings for smokeless tobacco products in India and Bangladesh. Read Seema’s thesis.

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THESIS

Perceptions of Text and Pictorial Health Warning Labels for Smokeless Tobacco Packages in Navi Mumbai, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh: Findings From an Experimental Study”

PUBLICATIONS

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, White CM, Thrasher JF. Perceptions of branded and plain cigarette packaging among Mexican youth. Health Promotion International 2016. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dav117 [Epub 2016 Jan 29]

Mutti S, Reid JL, Gupta PC, Pednekar MS, Dhumal GG, Nargis N, Hussain G, Hammond D. Perceived effectiveness of text and pictorial health warnings for smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh: Findings from an experimental study. Tobacco Control 2015 Jul 22. pii: tobaccocontrol-2015-052315. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052315. [Epub ahead of print]

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, Thrasher JF. The efficacy of cigarette warning labels on health beliefs in the United States and Mexico. Journal of Health Communication, 2013; 18(10); 1180-92. DOI:10.1080/10810730.2013.778368.

Mutti S, Kennedy RD, Thompson ME, Fong GT. Prepaid monetary incentives—Predictors of taking the money and completing the survey. Results from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey. Sociological Methods & Research 2013; DOI: 10.1177/0049124113506406.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Borland R, Cummings KM, O’Conner RJ, Fong GT. Beyond light and mild: Cigarette brand descriptors and perceptions of risk in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey. Addiction 2011; DOI:10.11111/j.1360-0443.2011.03402.

Kennedy RD, Elton-Marshall T, Mutti S, Dubray J, Fong GT. Understanding the impact of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act on hospitality establishments’ outdoor environments: A survey of restaurants and bars. Tobacco Control 2010; DOI:10.1136/tc.2009.031872.

PRESENTATIONS Selected

Gupta PC, Mutti S, Nargis N, Reid JL, Dhumal G, Hammond D. Perceptions of text and pictorial health warning labels for smokeless tobacco in India and Bangladesh. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco. September 10-12 2013, New Delhi, India.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, Gupta PC, Nargis N, Pednekar M, Dhumal G, Hussain G. Perceptions of health warning labels for smokeless tobacco packages in India and Bangladesh. Poster presentation at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health. August 18-21 2013, Chiba, Japan

Reid JL, Mutti S, Hammond D, Gupta PC, Li Q, Yuan J, Nargis N. Influence of health warnings on beliefs about the health effects of cigarette smoking, in the context of an experimental study in four Asian countries. Poster presentation at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health. August 18-21 2013, Chiba, Japan.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, Gupta PC, Nargis N, Pednekar M, Shedge H, Hussain G. Patterns of use and health beliefs about smokeless tobacco in India and Bangladesh: Findings from an experimental study. Oral presentation at the Canadian Public Health Association. June 9-12 2013, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, White CM, Thrasher JF. Perceptions of branded and plain cigarette packaging on Mexican youth. Oral presentation at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 19th Annual Meeting. March 13-16 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, US.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, Thrasher JF. The efficacy of cigarette warning labels on health beliefs in the United States and Mexico. Poster presentation at the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health. March 20-24 2012, Singapore.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Reid JL, Thrasher JF. The efficacy of cigarette warning labels on health beliefs in the United States and Mexico. Poster presentation at the 7th National Conference on Tobacco or Health. November 1-3 2011, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mutti S, Hammond D, Borland R, Cummings KM, Fong GT. Beyond Light & Mild: Cigarette Brand Descriptors and Perceptions of Risk in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey. Poster presentation at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco’s 17th Annual Meeting. February 16-19 2011, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mutti S, Kennedy RD, Thompson ME, Fong GT. A Scan of smoke-free policies in outdoor and quasi-outdoor transit environments across Ontario. Poster presentation at the 6th National Conference on Tobacco or Health, November 1-4 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Mutti S, Kennedy RD, Fong GT. A Cost Benefit Analysis of Prepaid Monetary Incentives in a Telephone Based Survey: An Analysis of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey. Poster presentation at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, March 8-12 2009, Mumbai, India.

Mutti S, Kennedy RD, Fong GT. An Environmental Scan of Provincial and Territorial Smoke-Free Policies on Outdoor Patios of Restaurants and Bars in Canada. Poster presentation at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco’s 14th Annual Meeting, February 27-March 1 2008, Portland, Oregon, US.

Kennedy RD, Elton-Marshall T, Mutti S, Fong GT. Understanding the Impact of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act on Hospitality Establishments’ Outdoor Environments:  A Survey of Restaurants and Bars. Oral presentation at the 5th National Conference on Tobacco or Health, October 1-3 2007, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Lana Vanderlee PhD

Lana Vanderlee completed her PhD in 2016 in the School of Public Health & Health Systems. Lana’s dissertation work examined the impact of menu labeling on food choices in cafeterias as part of the Ottawa Hospital study. Read Lana’s thesis.

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THESIS: “Examining the impact of a nutrition labelling program on menus in a cafeteria setting”

PUBLICATIONS

Jones AC, Vanderlee L, White CM, Hobin EP, Bordes I, Hammond D. How many calories did I just eat? An experimental study examining the effect of proposed changes to nutrition labels serving size. Public Health Nutrition 2016. doi:10.1017/S1368980016000665

McCrory C, Vanderlee L, White CM, Reid JL, Hammond D. Knowledge of recommended calorie intake and influence of calories on food selection among Canadians. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2016;48:199-207.

Vanderlee L, Ahmed S, Ferdous F, Farzana F, Das S, Faruque ASG, Ahmed T, Hammond D. Self-care practices and barriers to compliance among patients with diabetes in a community in rural Bangladesh. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries 2015. doi: 10.1007/s13410-015-0460-7 [Published online: 22 December 2015]

Hobin EP, Sacco J, Vanderlee L, White CM, Zuo F, Sheeshka J, McVey G, O’Brien MF, Hammond D. A randomized trial testing the efficacy of modifications to the Nutrition Facts table on comprehension and use of nutrition information among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada 2015; 32(10):173-183.

Vanderlee L, White CM, Bordes I, Hobin EP, Hammond D. The efficacy of sugar labeling formats: implications for labeling policy. Obesity 2015; 23(12):2406-2413. DOI: 10.1002/oby.21316. [Epub 30 Sept 2015].

Vanderlee L, Hobin EP, White CM, Bordes I, Hammond D. Do Canadians know how much they should be eating? Knowledge of key dietary guidelines among young Canadians. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 2015; 39(Suppl 1):S31.

Hammond D, Lillico HG, Vanderlee L, White CM, Reid JL. The impact of nutrition labeling on menus: a naturalistic cohort study. American Journal of Health Behavior, 2015; 39(4):540-548.

Vanderlee L, McCrory C, Hammond D. Awareness and knowledge of recommendations from Canada’s Food Guide. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice & Research; 2015;76(3):146-149.

Vanderlee L, Manske S, Murnaghan D, Hanning R, Hammond D. Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among a subset of Canadian youth. Journal of School Health 2014;84(3):168-176.

Vanderlee L, Hammond D. Does nutritional information on menus impact food choice? Comparisons across two hospital cafeterias. Public Health Nutrition 2014;17(6):1393-1402.

Vanderlee L, Hammond D. (February, 2014). Public health analysis of an innovative cafeteria initiative at Ottawa Hospitals: Final report. Submitted to the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Das SK, Chisti MJ, Huq S, Malek MA, Vanderlee L, Kaur G, Salam MA, Ahmed T, Bardhan PK, Faruque ASG, Al Mamun A. Urban-rural differentials of overweight and obese individuals with diarrhea: a decade of observation in Bangladesh. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 2014; 33(6):459-465. doi:10.1080/07315724.2013.875412.

Das SK, Chisti MJ, Huq S, Malek MA, Vanderlee L, Kaur G, Salam MA, Ahmed T, Faruque ASG, Al Mamun A. Clinical characteristics, etiology and antimicrobial susceptibility among overweight and obese individuals with diarrhea: observed at a large diarrheal disease Hospital, Bangladesh. PLoS One 2013;8(8):e70402.

Das S, Chisti MH, Huq S, Malek MA, Vanderlee L, Salam MA, Ahmed T, Faruque ASG, Mamun A. Changing trend of overweight and obesity and their associated factors in an urban population of Bangladesh. Food and Nutrition Sciences 2013;4:678-689.

Farzana FD, Ahmed A, Ferdous F, Vanderlee L, Khan SH, Roy AK, Chisti MJ, Faruque ASG, Das SK. Biochemical and dietary indicators among vegetarians and non-vegetarians: findings from a cross sectional study in rural Bangladesh. International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences 2013;2(3)130-136.

Vanderlee L, Goodman S, Sae Yang W, Hammond D. Consumer understanding of calorie amounts and serving size: Implications for nutritional labelling. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2012;103(5):327-331.

PRESENTATIONS Selected

Vanderlee L, Hammond D. Factors that influence food choices in cafeterias: how important is nutrition? Canadian Obesity Student Meeting 2014 (June 20, 2014 – Oral). Waterloo, ON.

Vanderlee L, Hammond D. The impact of menu labelling in hospital cafeterias over time: a quasi-experimental study. Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting (June 8-9, 2014 – Poster). St. John’s, NL.

Vanderlee L, McCrory C, Hammond D. What should I eat? Awareness of Canada’s food guide. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Meeting. (May 28, 2014). Toronto, ON.

Vanderlee L, Shahnawaz A, Ferdous F, Farzana FD, Das SK, Faruque ASG, Ahmed T, Hammond D. Fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity and self-care practices in patients with diabetes in rural Bangladesh. (April 12, 2014 – Poster). Global Health Innovation Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

Samantha Shiplo MSc

Samantha completed her MSc in 2015 in the School of Public Health & Health Systems. Samantha’s thesis examined modes of delivery among medical marijuana users in Canada, with a focus on the use of vapourizers. Read Samantha’s thesis.

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THESIS: Marijuana Use in Canada: Patterns of Use Among Medical Marijuana Users

PUBLICATIONS

Shiplo S, Czoli CD & Hammond D. E-cigarette use in Canada: Prevalence and patterns of use in a regulated market. BMJ Open, 2015; 5: e007971. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007971.

PRESENTATIONS

Shiplo S. E-cigarette Use in Canada. Applied Health Science Graduate Student Conference; April 30, 2014; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Hammond D, Czoli CD, Shiplo S. E-cigarettes: Patterns of use and regulation. The Ontario Public Health Association Conference; April 1, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Cassondra McCrory MSc

Cassondra completed her MSc in 2015 in the School of Public Health & Health Systems. Cassondra’s Master’s thesis examined caffeinated energy drinks, with a focus on alcohol mixed with energy drinks among youth and young adults to evaluate new federal regulations in Canada. Read Cassondra’s thesis.

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THESIS: “Alcohol Mixed with Caffeinated Energy Drinks: Consumption Patterns and Trends Among Canadian Youth & Young Adults”

PUBLICATIONS

McCrory C, Vanderlee L, White CM, Reid JL, Hammond D. Knowledge recommended calorie intake and influence of calories on food selection among Canadians. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2016;48:199-207.

Vanderlee L, McCrory C, Hammond D. Awareness and Knowledge of Recommendations from Canada’s Food Guide. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research 2015;76(3):146-149.

Hammond D, Reid JL, Leatherdale ST, McCrory C, Dubin JA. The use of caffeinated energy drinks and alcohol among secondary school students in Ontario, Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2015;106(3):e103-e108. doi: 10.17269/CJPH.106.4684.

PRESENTATIONS

McCrory C, Vanderlee L, White C, Hammond D. Knowledge of Recommended Caloric Intake and Influence of Calories on Food Selection among Canadians. Oral presentation at 2014 Applied Health Sciences Graduate Student Research Conference, 2014 April 30; Waterloo, ON.

McCrory C, Vanderlee L, White C, Hammond D. Knowledge of recommended caloric intake and influence of calories on food selection among Canadians. Poster presentation at The Canadian Nutrition Society 2014 Annual Meeting, 2014 June 6-7; St. John’s, NL.

Erin Hobin PhD Post-Doctoral Student

Erin conducted research in the area of diet and nutrition, including use and understanding of food labels among youth and young adults. Erin is currently a Scientist with Public Health Ontario.

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PUBLICATIONS

Hobin E, Sacco J, White C, Sheeshka J, McVey G, O’Brien M, Vanderlee L, Hammond D. A randomized trial testing the efficacy of modifications to the Nutrition Facts table on comprehension and use of nutrition information among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada; In Press.

Hobin E, Shen-Tu G, Sacco J, White C, Bowman C, Sheeshka J, McVey G, O’Brien M, Vanderlee L, Hammond D. Understanding and use of Nutrition Facts tables among adolescents and young adults in Canada. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research; In Press.

REPORTS

Hobin E, Hammond D, Zuo F, White C, Vanderlee L. Testing the efficacy of modifications to the Nutrition Facts table among young adults in Canada. Report submitted to Health Canada to inform changes to national regulations related to food labels in Canada; 2014.

PRESENTATIONS Selected

Manson H, Sacco J, Vanderlee L, Hammond D, White C, O’Brien M, Sheeshka J, McVey G, Hobin E. (June, 2015). Modifying the design of Nutrition Facts tables to improve young people’s ability to interpret, compare, and manipulate nutrition information. Oral presentation at the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Manson H, Lillico H, Rosella L, Hammond D, Hobin E. (June, 2015). Effect of menu labelling on parent’s willingness-to-pay for fast-food kids’ meals: experimental auction analysis. Poster presentation at the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Hobin E, Zuo F, White C, Simniceanu A, Rosella L, Rempel B, LeMar J, Stockwell T, Manson H, Hammond D. (May, 2015). Encouraging a culture of moderation: a pilot study examining the efficacy of posting standard drink information and Canada’s National Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines on alcohol containers among adults in Ontario. Oral presentation at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC, CA.

Sacco J, Vanderlee L, Hammond D, L’abbe M, Bollinger B, Rosella L, Hobin E. (May, 2015). Impact of a large-scale nutrition labelling system on awareness, understanding, and self-reported use of the system over time among consumers in supermarkets in Ontario. Oral presentation at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC, CA.

Hobin E, Zuo F, Simniceanu A, White C, Rosella L, Stockwell T, Rempel B, LeMar J, Manson H, Hammond D. (March, 2015). Awareness, knowledge, self-reported use of and support for Canada’s low-risk drinking guidelines among a sample of adults in Ontario. Oral presentation at the Ontario Public Health Convention. Toronto, ON, CA.

Lillico H, Hobin E, Rosella L, Manson H, Hammond D. (March, 2015). The efficacy of different formats for calorie and sodium labelling among parents of young children. Oral presentation at the Ontario Public Health Convention. Toronto, ON, CA.

mail-icon  Erin.Hobin@oahpp.ca

phone-icon 647 260 7198


Kathy Kotnowski MSc

Kathy completed her MSc in 2013 in the School of Public Health & Health Systems. The title of Kathy’s thesis was, “The impact of standardized cigarette packaging among young women in Canada: A discrete choice experiment.” Read Kathy’s thesis.


Heather Lillico MSc

Heather completed her MSc in 2013  in the School of Public Health & Health Systems. Heather’s thesis examined the effect of calorie labelling on menus and potential adverse outcomes related to eating disturbances. Read Heather’s thesis.


Lindsay Gibson MSc

Lindsay completed her MSc in 2014  in the School of Public Health & Health Systems. Lindsay’s thesis examined beverage consumption and oral health. Read Lindsay’s thesis.