Entries by Eleanor Setton

CANUE Health Data Holders Survey

Understanding technical, procedural and functional needs of major health data holders. In May and June of 2017, representatives of 22 health data platforms were interviewed to gain a better understanding of how best to format and transfer CANUE data for integration and analysis. CANUE Health Data Holder Survey

September 5 | 2017

Associations of Pregnancy Outcomes and PM2.5 in a National Canadian Study Stieb DM, Chen L, Beckerman BS, Jerrett M, Crouse DL, Omariba DW, Peters PA, van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Burnett RT, Gilbert NL, Tjepkema M, Liu S, Dugandzic  RM. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Feb;124(2):243-9. doi:  10.1289/ehp.1408995 ABSTRACT Background Numerous studies have examined associations between air pollution and […]

Navigating the Data Merge | September 20 | 26 | 28 |2017 | PRESENTATION NOW AVAILABLE

9am – 10:30am pacific | 12 noon – 1:30pm eastern DOWNLOAD THE ANNOTATED PRESENTATION SLIDES Do you manage a cohort, health survey, or administrative health database? Please join us for an overview of our upcoming urban environmental exposure data release, and a discussion of logistics for receiving and merging our data with yours. We will […]

New Opportunities for Weather and Health Research | September 21 | 2017 | VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE

VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE Environment Canada is currently working on the 2.5 km High Resolution Deterministic Prediction system (HRDPS), expected to become operational next year. This webinar-style meeting will highlight some of the health databases that CANUE researchers typically use, and provide an overview of these new weather/climate datasets. The overall objective of the meeting is to […]

August 28 | 2017

Outdoor Light at Night and Breast Cancer Incidence in the Nurses’ Health Study II Peter James, Kimberly A. Bertrand,  Jaime E. Hart, Eva S. Schernhammer, Rulla M. Tamimi, and Francine Laden Environmental Health Perspectives, August 2017, Volume 125 Issue 8, https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP935 BACKGROUND: Animal and epidemiologic studies suggest that exposure to light at night (LAN) may disrupt circadian patterns and […]

August 21 | 2017

Residential greenness and birth outcomes: evaluating the influence of spatially correlated built-environment factors. Hystad P1, Davies HW, Frank L, Van Loon J, Gehring U, Tamburic L, Brauer M.  Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Oct;122(10):1095-102. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1308049   Epub 2014 Jul 11. Abstract BACKGROUND: Half the world’s population lives in urban areas. It is therefore important to identify characteristics of the built environment that are beneficial to […]

August 14 | 2017

Within- and between-city contrasts in nitrogen dioxide and mortality in 10 Canadian cities; a subset of the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CanCHEC). Crouse DL1, Peters PA2, Villeneuve PJ3, Proux MO4, Shin HH1, Goldberg MS5, Johnson M6, Wheeler AJ6, Allen RW7, Atari DO8, Jerrett M9, Brauer M10, Brook JR11, Cakmak S1, Burnett RT1.  J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2015 Sep-Oct;25(5):482-9. Epub 2015 Jan 21. doi: 10.1038/jes.2014.89   Abstract: The independent […]

August 7 | 2017

Spatial Transferability of a Microresidential Mobility Model in the Integrated Land Use, Transportation, and Environment Modeling System Fatmi, M.R. and Habib, M.A. (2015) Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2496, pp. 29-36 https://doi.org/10.3141/2494-04 Abstract This paper presents the spatial transferability analysis of a microbehavioral model from the residential mobility component of […]