Current Projects

Michael Chaiton, PhD

Project Lead: Ecological Momentary Assessment Pilot Project. April 2011-March 2012. Ontario Tobacco Research Unit Core Project.

Project Lead: Ontario Tobacco Survey. September 2010-. Ontario Tobacco Research Unit Core Project.

Principal Investigator: Intervention Research on the New Rapidly Unfolding Ontario Tobacco Strategy: Policy Window for a Population Health Model of Tobacco Retail Sales. Canadian Institutes of Health Research. November 2010 – November 2012.

Co-Investigator: CIHR Team in using a mobile community research laboratory to improve understanding, treatment and prevention of addiction and mental illness co-morbidities at the individual and community level: The Ontario Communities Project. Canadian Institutes of Health Research.. (PI: Dr. Samantha Wells). November 2009 – November 2014.

Maritt Kirst, PhD

Project Lead: Formative Evaluation of a Youth Engagement Initiative to Promote Healthy Choices. April 2011-March 2012. Ontario Tobacco Research Unit Core Project.

Project Lead: Risk-Based Approaches to the Enforcement of the Smoke Free Ontario Act Pilots. April 2011-March 2013. Ontario Tobacco Research Unit Core Project.

Project Lead: Youth Attitudes to Tobacco Control Policy. April 2011-March 2012. Ontario Tobacco Research Unit Core Project.

Co-Investigator: Evaluation of demonstration projects designed to support smoking cessation during and after pregnancy. ECHO Improving Women’s Health in Ontario Demonstration Project. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Schwartz, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit). January 2011 – July 2013.

Co-investigator: Mental Health Commission of Canada Demonstration Project on Homelessness and Mental Health – Toronto Site, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael’s Hospital. (Co-PIs Drs. Stephen Hwang, Vicky Stergiopoulos, & Patricia O’Campo). April 2009 – April 2013.

Co-Investigator: Investigating Neighbourhood Effects on Mental Health” Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (P.I. Dr. Patricia O’Campo).