Student theses

Brand new knowledge

The work of our graduate students is just as diverse as that of our faculty, and demonstrates the high quality of research that comes from a department that’s rich in funding and expertise.

Recent theses

Jessica McCann

Community Based Service Provider Perspectives on ART Adherence and HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users Enrolled in Methadone Maintenance, April 2015
Dr. Susan Kirkland

Jillian Carter

Risk Factors for Central Venous Line Associated Bloodstream Infection in Pediatric Patients 0-18 Years of Age: A Cohort Study, October 2014
Dr. Joanne Langley

Joanna Blodgett

The association between sedentary behaviour, moderate-vigorous physical activity and frailty, August 2014
Dr. Kenneth Rockwood & Dr. Susan Kirkland

Beth McDougall

Non-Consensual Sex and Risk of Depression in Female Undergraduates at Universities in Maritime Canada, August 2014
Drs. Donald Langille & Dr. Audrey Steenbeek

Michelle E Tougas

Exploration of self-monitoring as a theory-driven management approach for chronic pain, August 2014
Dr. Jill Hayden and Dr. Patrick McGrath

Amber Cragg

Understanding STI and HIV Testing Rates among Higher Risk University Students, August 2014
Co-supervisors: Dr. Donald Langille & Dr. Audrey Steenbeek

Dr. Donna Jones

Rates and determinants of preterm birth in pregnancies complicated by diabetes mellitus, July 2014
Supervisor: Dr. Linda Dodds

Abbey Poirier

The Association between Exposure to Air Pollutants and Gestational Hypertension in Women Residing in Urban Halifax, July 2014
Supervisor: Dr. Linda Dodds

Selena Glover

Low back pain prognostic factors in the Canadian Armed Forces, April 2014
Supervisor: Dr. Jill Hayden

Hannah Abel

Measurement of Health Related Quality of Life in Canadians with Neurological Conditions: A comparison of the SF6D and HUI3, March 2014
Supervisor: Dr. George Kephart

Suzanne Kathleen Clarke

Should large urban centres decide how best to use health care services? February 2014
Co-supervisors: Dr. George Kephart & Dr. Yukiko Asada