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Research projects - Master of Health Sciences Community Health field

Current projects (in progress):



Thesis project

Riyad Akbarali

M. Lemonde/R. Weaver

Working title: Exploring the Differing Physical and Psychosocial Needs of Young CAD Patients (2012 to current)

Lavern Bourne

B. Gamble

Working title: Approaches to Accountability in the Medical Laboratory Sector (MLS) in Ontario (2009 to current)

May Helfawi

B. Gamble

Working title: Interprofessional Collaboration for the Delivery of Mental Health Services in an Ontario Community Hospital (2011 to current)

Peter Ioannou

C. George

Working title: Validating a Scale Measuring Parent-child Connectedness in the Bahamas and Determining its Association to Adolescent Sexual Risk Behaviours (2012 to current)

Syed Jaffrey

M. Lemonde

Working title: Smoking Cessation: Consistent Lack of or Insufficient use of Anti-smoking and or Anti-addiction Services Among Moderate to Heavy Smokers (2012 to current)

Gayathiri Jeyathevan

M. Lemonde

Working title: The Role of Nurse Navigators in Diagnostic Phase of Adult Patients with Lung Cancer (2011to current)

Rima Karam

B. Gamble

Working title: Physicians' Perspectives on the Ontario Drug Benefit Program (ODB) (2012 to current)

Nida Mustafa

A. Zaidi

Working title: Cultural Dissonance as a Risk Factor for the Development of an Eating Disorder in Second Generation South Asian Women

Carmen Nisbet

M. Lemonde

Working title: What is the Impact of a New Educational Innovation on Long-term Care Staff Critical Thinking Disposition? (2010 to current)

Zuhour Nur

C. George

Working title: Exploring Black-Canadian Parent-Youth Sex Communication(2011 to current)

Meagan O’Neill

M. Lemonde/K. Power

Working title: Effective Rehabilitation Exercise for Cancer Survivors (2011 to current)

Chris Purves

M. Lemonde

Working title: Understanding the true patient experience and quality of life for individuals using home hemodialysis: A qualitative study (2012 to current)

Brittany Roberts

G. Lindsay


Working title: Exploring Registered Dietitians Experiences with Obese Children and their Families (2012 to current)

Cyra Sethna

B. Gamble

Working title: Personal Support Workers in Ontario (2011 to current)

Lindsay Wyers

B. Gamble

2010 to current

Completed projects:



Thesis project

Arsalan Afzal

C. George

Tuberculosis (TB) Screening in a Cohort of Individuals Diagnosed with HIV in Ontario from 2001 to 2009 (2009 to 2012)

Salma Bham

E. Vogel

The Shift from “Muffins” to Mangoes: Child, Family, and Organizational Impacts of an After-School Snack Program (2009 to 2011)

Olga Boyko

W. Stanyon

Professors’ Views on Mental Health Nursing Education in the Baccalaureate Nursing Programs of Ontario: A Grounded Theory Approach(2009 to 2011)

Rohan Gonsalves

M. Lemonde

Is Yang style Tai Chi a “One Size Fits All” Fall Prevention Exercise Program for Older Adults? (2009 to 2011)

Nakia Lee-Foon Glasgow

C. George

Exploring Black-Canadian Parent-Youth Sex Communication (2009 to 2012)

Alyssa Higginson

C. George

Durham Region Healthy Sex Youthality Project: Youth's Perspectives of Sexual Health Needs in Durham Region (2010 to 2012)

Myuri Manogaran

B. Gamble

The Role of Interprofessional Collaboration on the Discharge Planning Process in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (2009 to 2011)

Andrea Miller

E. Vogel

An In-depth Analysis of the Workforce Characteristics of Registered Dietitians in Ontario (2009 to 2011) 

Jeavana Sritharan

O. Sanchez

Investigating The Relationship Between Modifiable Environmental Risk Factors and Incidence of Colorectal Cancer: A Community Based Study (2010 to 2012) 

Matthew Stein

M. Lemonde

Program Evaluation of the Chronic Pain Self-management Workshop in the Workplace (2010 to 2012)

Sivajini Suthaharan

B. Gamble

Tamil-Speaking Mental Health System Consumers’ Views on the Utilization of Community Mental Health Resources (2009 to 2012)

Atiquah Syed

W. Stanyon

Educating Students about Mental Illness: Ethnic Students' Perspective of the Effectiveness of a Web-based Educational Tool (2009 to 2012)

Lorri Taylor

R. Weaver

Experiences and Satisfaction with Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) Health Services: Views From a Small Ontario City (2009 to 2011)

Christina Vaillancourt

E. Vogel

“Walking the Talk” in the Integration of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. Dietitians’ Perspectives Regarding Diabetes Management in Adult Peritoneal Dialysis Programs in Ontario (2009 to 2011) 

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