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Steps, moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, and cardiometabolic profiles.

Prev Med 2018 Feb 7;107:69-74. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Levels of 1-hydroxypyrene in urine of people living in an oil producing region of the Andean Amazon (Ecuador and Peru).

Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2018 01 22;91(1):105-115. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, Canada.

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January 2018

Lexical neutrality in environmental health research: Reflections on the term walkability.

BMC Public Health 2017 Dec 8;17(1):940. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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December 2017

Neighbourhood walkability and home neighbourhood-based physical activity: an observational study of adults with type 2 diabetes.

BMC Public Health 2016 09 9;16:957. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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September 2016

Neighbourhood Walkability and Daily Steps in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.

PLoS One 2016 18;11(3):e0151544. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, QC, Canada.

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August 2016

Neighborhood Walkability and Body Mass Index Trajectories: Longitudinal Study of Canadians.

Am J Public Health 2016 May 17;106(5):934-40. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

Rania A. Wasfi is with the Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. Kaberi Dasgupta is with the Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology, and Endocrinology and Metabolism, McGill University. Heather Orpana is with the School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario. Nancy A. Ross is with the Department of Geography and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University.

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May 2016

Neighbourhood walkability, daily steps and utilitarian walking in Canadian adults.

BMJ Open 2015 Nov 24;5(11):e008964. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, QC, Canada.

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November 2015

Associations between neighbourhood walkability and daily steps in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMC Public Health 2015 Aug 11;15:768. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, QC, Canada.

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August 2015

A systematic, realist review of zooprophylaxis for malaria control.

Malar J 2015 Aug 12;14:313. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

Public Health Risk Sciences Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, 3200 Sicotte, PO Box 5000, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, J2S 7C6, Canada.

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August 2015

A call for caution and transparency in the calculation of land use mix: measurement bias in the estimation of associations between land use mix and physical activity.

Health Place 2014 Sep 3;29:79-83. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, QC, Canada; Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal, QC, Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2014

How do neighborhoods affect depression outcomes? A realist review and a call for the examination of causal pathways.

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2014 Jun 11;49(6):873-87. Epub 2014 Jan 11.

Douglas Hospital Research Centre, 6875 LaSalle, FBC Pavilion, Rm. F-2116, Montreal, QC, H4H 1R3, Canada,

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June 2014

A review of protective factors and causal mechanisms that enhance the mental health of Indigenous Circumpolar youth.

Int J Circumpolar Health 2013 Dec 9;72:21775. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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December 2013

Achieving recommended daily physical activity levels through commuting by public transportation: unpacking individual and contextual influences.

Health Place 2013 Sep 7;23:18-25. Epub 2013 May 7.

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A2K6.

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September 2013

Traffic-related air pollution and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study in Montreal, Canada.

Occup Environ Med 2013 Jul 26;70(7):511-8. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Université du Québec, Laval, Québec, Canada.

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July 2013

Neighborhood walkability: field validation of geographic information system measures.

Am J Prev Med 2013 Jun;44(6):e51-5

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.

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June 2013

The contribution of neighbourhood material and social deprivation to survival: a 22-year follow-up of more than 500,000 Canadians.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2013 Apr 2;10(4):1378-91. Epub 2013 Apr 2.

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC H3A 2K6, Canada.

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April 2013

Trajectories of health-related quality of life by socio-economic status in a nationally representative Canadian cohort.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2012 Jul 24;66(7):593-8. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal QC H3A 2K6, Canada.

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July 2012

Does the Food Stamp Program cause obesity? A realist review and a call for place-based research.

Health Place 2012 Jul 13;18(4):747-56. Epub 2012 Mar 13.

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West, H3A 2K6, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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July 2012

Mitigating effect of immigration on the relation between income inequality and mortality: a prospective study of 2 million Canadians.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2012 Jun 30;66(6):e5. Epub 2011 Mar 30.

Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec, Montréal, Canada, USA.

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June 2012

Psychological distress among immigrants and visible minorities in Canada: a contextual analysis.

Int J Soc Psychiatry 2011 Jul 8;57(4):428-41. Epub 2010 Apr 8.

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK.

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July 2011

Childhood sleep apnea and neighborhood disadvantage.

J Pediatr 2011 May 10;158(5):789-795.e1. Epub 2010 Dec 10.

Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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May 2011

Postmenopausal breast cancer is associated with exposure to traffic-related air pollution in Montreal, Canada: a case-control study.

Environ Health Perspect 2010 Nov;118(11):1578-83

Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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November 2010

14-year diabetes incidence: the role of socio-economic status.

Health Rep 2010 Sep;21(3):19-28

Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada.

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September 2010

Deprivation and the development of obesity a multilevel, longitudinal study in England.

Am J Prev Med 2010 Aug;39(2):130-9

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom.

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August 2010

BMI and mortality: results from a national longitudinal study of Canadian adults.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2010 Jan 18;18(1):214-8. Epub 2009 Jun 18.

Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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January 2010

Income-related health inequalities in Canada and the United States: a decomposition analysis.

Am J Public Health 2009 Oct 15;99(10):1856-63. Epub 2009 Jan 15.

Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, The University of British Columbia, 201-2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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October 2009

Double burden of deprivation and high concentrations of ambient air pollution at the neighbourhood scale in Montreal, Canada.

Soc Sci Med 2009 Sep 5;69(6):971-81. Epub 2009 Aug 5.

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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September 2009

The determinants of First Nation and Inuit health: a critical population health approach.

Health Place 2009 Jun 22;15(2):403-11. Epub 2008 Jul 22.

Department of Geography, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2.

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June 2009

Social support, material circumstance and health behaviour: influences on health in First Nation and Inuit communities of Canada.

Soc Sci Med 2008 Nov;67(9):1423-33

Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2.

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November 2008

Unpacking income inequality and population health: the peculiar absence of geography.

Can J Public Health 2007 Jul-Aug;98 Suppl 1:S10-7

Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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January 2008

Social support and thriving health: a new approach to understanding the health of indigenous Canadians.

Am J Public Health 2007 Oct 29;97(10):1827-33. Epub 2007 Aug 29.

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6.

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October 2007

Body mass index in urban Canada: neighborhood and metropolitan area effects.

Am J Public Health 2007 Mar 31;97(3):500-8. Epub 2007 Jan 31.

Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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March 2007

Exploring the material basis for health: characteristics of parks in Montreal neighborhoods with contrasting health outcomes.

Health Place 2006 Dec;12(4):361-71

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St. West, Montréal, QC, Canada H3A 2K6.

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December 2006

Video lottery terminal access and gambling among high school students in Montréal.

Can J Public Health 2006 May-Jun;97(3):202-6

Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

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August 2006

Income distribution, public services expenditures, and all cause mortality in US States.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2005 Sep;59(9):768-74

Centre for Research on Inner-City Health, St Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada.

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September 2005

Opportunities for video lottery terminal gambling in Montréal: an environmental analysis.

Can J Public Health 2005 Jan-Feb;96(1):55-9

Dept of Geography, Social Science Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 5C2.

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February 2005

Neighbourhood influences on health in Montréal, Canada.

Soc Sci Med 2004 Oct;59(7):1485-94

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St. West, Montréal, Que., H3A 2K6, Canada.

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October 2004

Commentary: the contingencies of income inequality and health: reflections on the Canadian Experience.

Int J Epidemiol 2004 Apr;33(2):318-9

Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal QC, H3A 2K6, Canada.

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April 2004