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Public Health Sciences students attend the Eighteenth Annual Scientific Meeting for Health Science Research Day


The Department of Public Health Sciences was well represented at the Eighteenth Annual Meeting for Health Sciences Research Trainees on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. This all-day meeting provided a forum for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research project students, medical students, and clinical residents of the Faculty of Health Sciences and related Schools/Faculties at Queen's University to discuss their recent research findings. 

A special mention goes to Jonathan Kwong as the runner-up of the Dean’s Award for Best Oral Presentation and Michael Leung who was the winner of the Best Poster Competition.

Devon Boyne (MSc '16) 

Poster presentation: EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BREAST CANCER RISK FACTORS AND DNA METHYLATION. Devon Boyne, Christine Friedenreich, and Will King. 

 

 

 


Kelly Brennan (MSc '16) 

Poster presentation: ROUTINE FOLLOW-UP CARE CURATIVE TREATMENT OF HEAD AND NECK CANCER FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PATIENT. Kelly Brennan, Stephen Hall, and Paul Peng. 

 

 

 


Laura Davis (MSc '16) 

Poster presentation: BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS IN CANADIAN CHILDREN GRADES 6 TO 10. Laura Davis and Colleen Davison. 

 

 

 


Lindsay Favotto (MSc '16) 

Poster presentation: THE INFLUENCE OF COMPUTER-MEDIATED COMMUNICATION ON THE SELF PERCEIVED LONELINESS OF CANADIAN ADOLESCENTS. Lindsay Favotto, Colleen Davison, and Valerie Michaelson. 

 

 

 


​Farzana Haq (MSc '15) 

Poster presentation: WHAT IS HUNGER AND FOOD INSECURITY TO CANADIAN ADOLESCENTS? A QUALITATIVE STUDY ON ADOLESCENTS' CURRENT PERSPECTIVES AND CONTENT VALIDITY ANALYSIS OF A NATIONAL SURVEY ITEM. Farzana Haq, and Colleen Davion. 

 

 

 


Heather Kerr (MSc '16) 

Poster presentation: EFFECTS OF RETIREMENT ON DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND COGNITIVE FUNCTION: A SEX/GENDER AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE. Heather D. Kerr, Beatriz Alvarado, and Kristan Aronson 

 

 

 


Jonathan Kwong (MSc '15) 

Oral presentations: EVALUATING THE ROLES OF ADOLESCENT RISK BEHAVIOUR AND SCHOOL SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTS ON THE OCCURANCE OF SCHOOL INJURIES. Jonathan Kwong, Don Klinger, and William Pickett. 

 

 

 


Michael Leung (MSc '15)

Poster presentation: MELATONIN PATTERNS AMONG FEMALE HOSPITAL WORKERS ON DAY AND NIGHT SHIFTS: ASSESSMENT BY DIFFERENT EXPOSURE METRICS. Michael Leung, Eleanor Hung, Andrew Day, Renee Corbin, Joan Tranmer, and Kristan Aronson. 

 

 

 


Katherine McKenzie (MSc '15) 

Poster presentation: ADAPTATION OF A FRAILTY INDEX FRO ONTARIO'S INTELLECTUAL & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES HOME CARE POPULATION. Katherin McKenzie, Helene Ouellete-Kuntz, and Lynn Martin. 

 

 

 


Meagan Milton (MSc '16) 

Poster presentation: THE DIFFERENTIAL IMPACT OF OXYTOCIN RECEPTOR (OXTR) GENOTYPES ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (ASD). Meagan Milton, Helene Ouellette-Kuntz, and Xudong Liu. 

 

 

 


 Joy Shi (MSc '15) 

Poster presentation:  GENETIC VARIANTS OF VITAMIN D-RELATED GENES AND BREAST CANCER RISK. Joy Shi, Anne Grundy, Johanna M. Schuetz, Harriet Richardson, Igor Burstyn, Angela Brooks-Wilson, John J. Spinelli, and Kristan J. Aronson.

 

 

 


Colleen Webber (PhD) 

Poster presentation: ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY COLONOSCOPY AND THE COLORECTAL CANCER DIAGNOSTIC INTERVAL. Colleen Webber, Jennifer Fleming, Richard Birtwhistle, Mark Rosenberg, and Patti Groome, 

 

 

 


 

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