Current Projects

Funding and Support


Research in population health science is enabled through support from several fundng agencies, including:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the John R Evans Leaders Fund

  • Endowment for the creation of the Elizabeth May Chair in Environmental Health and Sustainability

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

  • Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation

  • Maritime SPOR Support Unit (Funded by CIHR)

  • Health Canada

  • Public Health Agency of Canada

  • Dalhousie University

  • Halifax Regional Municipality

  • ESRI Canada

I also wish to acknowledge the many fantastic collaborations and partnerships that support our work, including:

  • CHILD Cohort Study Team

  • Ecology Action Centre

  • Evergreen Canada

  • Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium

  • Nova Scotia Health Authority

  • Public Health Nova Scotia, Department of Health and Wellness

  • Statistics Canada and the Research Data Centres Program

  • Colleagues at several universities (West to East): British Columbia, Simon Fraser, Saskatchewan, Regina, Western, Wilfred Laurier, Carleton, Concordia, Montreal, McGill, New Brunswick, StFX, Mount Saint Vincent, Saint Mary's and Memorial


School of Health and Human Performance

Faculty of Health
Stairs House, 6230 South Street
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2
Tel.: +1 902.494.2152

Healthy Populations Institute

Dalhousie University
1318 Robie Street
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2
Tel.: +1 902.494.2240

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