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People's perceptions of local food environments influence their abilities to eat healthily. PhotoVoice participants from four communities in Alberta, Canada took pictures of barriers and opportunities for healthy eating and shared their stories in one-on-one semi-structured interviews. Using a...
Over the last number of years there has been growing interest in the use of community-based participatory research (CBPR) for preventing and controlling complex public health problems. Photovoice is one of several qualitative methods utilized in CBPR, as it is a participatory method that has...
Refocusing the focus on adherence to antiretroviral therapy using a community-based participatory research approachDownload
Adherence to antiretroviral therapy is critical to treatment success. Using an epidemiological and community-based participatory research approach, my thesis reports on two papers related to antiretroviral therapy success (and subsequent failure). My thesis also includes a third paper which...
I investigated how recent immigrant mothers access and use current vaccine risk communication in their immunization decisions for themselves and their children. To complete this research, I engaged in a community-driven participatory research partnership with the Multi-Cultural Health Brokers...
School staff identified barriers, facilitators, and perceptions of implementing a school nutrition policy in a First Nation community schoolDownload
School health policies establish nutrition standards for schools and provide guidelines for the operation of a health-focused school environment. Little research has been conducted to understand implementation of school nutrition policies, and even fewer studies have assessed policy...
Spider weaving: STI/HIV prevention using popular theatre and action research in an indigenous communityDownload
A pocket of HIV infection has grown to epidemic proportions in a mostly Aboriginal1 community in Northern Alberta. At the start of the research my assumptions were that Aboriginal2 sexuality is affected by political, historical, cultural, psychological, and social factors that underpin the social...
Through the Lens of the Youth: Exploring Culturally Relevant Physical Activity with a Northern Aboriginal Community Through Participatory Action ResearchDownload
Guided by an overarching participatory action research framework, this research explored physical activity within the sociocultural context of northern Aboriginal communities. I worked in partnership with the Yellowknives Dene First Nation Community Wellness Program in the Northwest Territories,...
Introduction. Intergenerational programs have been touted to address the generation gaps and isolation of older adults. Mutual contact alone has produced mixed results, but attention to the intergenerational program content demonstrates well-being benefits. This practice-based article examines...
Understanding the Experiences and Characteristics of Teen Families Involved in a Supportive Housing ProgramDownload
This dissertation consists of three papers that describe research using a systems perspective, a strength-based approach, and that capitalize on the existing capacities of teen families. All three papers draw on research from a larger research study that was conducted through a partnership...