Jason T*, McGannon K, Blanchard CM,  Rainham DG, Dechman G. A systematic gender-based review of physical activity correlates in coronary heart disease patients. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology 2014. [PDF - 325kB].

Balish S*, MacLaren C, Rainham DG, Blanchard CM. Correlates of youth sport attrition: A review and future directions. Psychology of Sport and Exercise 2014;15(4):429-439. doi. [PDF - 599kB].

Terashima M, Rainham DG, Levy AR. A small-area analysis of inequalities in chonic disease prevalence across urban and non-urban communities in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, 2007-2011. BMJ Open 2014; doi. [PDF - 1670kB].

Nethery E, Mallach G, Rainham DG, Goldberg M, Wheeler A. Using global positioning systems(GPS) and temperature data to generate time-activity classifications for estimating personal exposure in air monitoring studies: an automated method. Environmental Health 2014; doi. [PDF - 506kB].

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Terashima M, Rainham DG, Levy AR. Should we enhance the commonly used deprivation index for a regional context? Canadian Journal of Public Health 2013;104(4):311-315. [PDF - 91kB].

Penney T*, Dummer T, Rainham DG, Kirk S. A spatial analysis of community level overweight and obesity. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 2013; doi:10.1111/jhn.12055. [PDF - 423kB].

Rainham DG, Cantwell R*, Jason T. Nature appropriation and associations with population health in Canada's largest cities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2013; 10. [PDF - 186kB].

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Evans J, van Donkelaar A, Martin R, Burnett R, Rainham DG, Birkett N, Krewski D. Estimates of global mortality attributable to particulate air pollution using satellite imagery. Environmental Research 2012; 120: 33-42. [PDF - 706kB].

Shearer C, Blanchard C, Kirk S, Lyons R, Dummer T, Pitter R, Rainham DG, Rehman L, Shields C, Sim M. Physical acitivity and nutrition among youth in rural, suburban and urban neighbourhood types. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2012; 103(Suppl 3): S55-S60. [PDF - 68kB].

Rainham DG, Bates CJ, Blanchard CM, Dummer TJ, Kirk SF, Shearer CL. Spatial classifıcation of youth physical activity patterns. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2012; 42(5): e87-e96. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2012.02.011. [PDF - 896kB].

Neimanis A*, Castleden H, Rainham DG. Examining the place of ecological integrity in environmental justice: A systematic review. Local Environment 2012; 17(3): 349-367. [PDF - 287].

King G*, Roland- Mieszkowski M, Jason T, Rainham DG. Noise levels associated with urban land use. Journal of Urban Health 2012; 89(6): 1017-1030. doi: 10.1007/s11524-012-9721-77. [PDF - 359kB].

Pernica JM, LeBlanc JC, Soto-Castellares G, Donroe J,  Carhuancho-Meza BA, Rainham DG, Gilman RH. Risk factors predisposing to pedestrian road traffic injury in children living in Lima, Peru: a case-control study. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2012; 97(8): 709-713. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-300997. [PDF - 110kB].

Blanchard, C.M., Rainham, D., McSweeney, J., Spence, J.C., McDonnell, L., Rhodes, R., Reid, R., McGannon, K., & Edwards, N. Community SES, perceived environment, and physical activity during home-based cardiac rehabilitation: Is there a need to consider the urban vs. rural distinction? Journal of Urban Health 2012; 89(2): 285-295. doi:10.1007/s11524-011-9661-7. [PDF - 185kB].

Langille D, Rainham DG, Kisely S. Is Francophone Language Status Associated with Differences in the Health of Rural Nova Scotians? Canadian Journal of Public Health 2012; 103(1): 65-68. [PDF - 115kB].

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2006 - 2010

Rainham DG, McDowell I, Krewski D, Sawada M. Conceptualizing the healthscape: Contributions of time geography, location technologies and spatial ecology to place and health research. Social Science and Medicine 2010; 70:668-676. [PDF - 621kB].

Jones J*, Terashima M, Rainham DG. Fast food and deprivation in Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2009; 100:32-35. [PDF - 126kB].

Rainham DG, Krewski D, McDowell I, Sawada M. Development of a wearable global positioning system for place and health research. International Journal of Health Geographics 2008; 7:59. [PDF - 382kB].

Rainham DG, McDowell I, Krewski D. 2007. A Sense of Possibility: What Does Governance for Health and Ecological Sustainability Look Like? In Soskolne C, Westra L, Kotzé L, Mackey B, Rees W, Westra R (eds). Sustaining Life on Earth: Environmental and Human Health Through Global Governance. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, pp.171-193.

Rainham DG. Do differences in health make a difference? A review for health policymakers. Health Policy 2007; 84:123-132. [PDF - 195kB].

Krewski D, Rainham DG. Ambient air pollution and population health: Overview. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health A 2007; 70:275-283. [PDF - 81kB].


2000 - 2005

Rainham DG, McDowell I, Wilson J. 2005. Does Improving Human Well-being Inevitably Drain Natural Capital? In Leal Filho W (ed) Handbook of Sustainability Research. Series: Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability, v. 20. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Group, pp.177-204.

Rainham DG, McDowell I. The sustainability of population health. Population and Environment 2005; 26:303-324. [PDF - 254kB].

Rainham DG. Ecological complexity and West Nile virus: perspectives on improving public health response. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2005; 96:37-40. [PDF - 86kB].

Rainham DG, Smoyer-Tomic KE, Sheridan SC, Burnett RT. Synoptic weather patterns and modification of the association between air pollution and human mortality. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 2005; 15:347-360. [PDF - 110kB].

Krewski D, Burnett RT, Jerrett M, Pope A, Rainham DG, Calle E, Thurston G, Thun M. Mortality and Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution: Ongoing Analyses Based on the American Cancer Society Cohort. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health A 2005; 68:1093-1109. PDF - 160kB].

Rainham DG, Smoyer-Tomic KE. The role of air pollution in the relationship between a heat stress index and human mortality in Toronto. Environmental Research 2003; 93:9-19. [PDF - 191kB].

Rainham DG. Risk communication and public response to industrial chemical contamination in Sydney, Nova Scotia: A case study. Journal of Environmental Health 2002; 65:26-32. [PDF - 1900kB].

Vasseur L, Schaberg PG, Hounsell J, et al. 2002. Ecosystem health and human health: healthy planet, healthy living. In Costanza R, Jorgensen SE (eds) Environmental Problems in the 21st Century. Toward a New, Integrated Hard Problem Science. Langford Lane, UK: Elsevier Ltd., pp.189-220. [PDF - 1039kB].

Rainham DG, Smoyer KE, Burnett RT. Spatial synoptic classification of air pollution and human mortality associations in Toronto, Canada: past relationships and policy implications American Journal of Epidemiology 2001; 153(suppl S): 1015.

Smoyer-Tomic K, Rainham DG. Beating the heat: development and evaluation of a Canadian hot weather health-response plan. Environmental Health Perspectives 2001; 109:1241-1248. [PDF - 594kB].

Rainham DG. Healthy cities in Queensland, Australia: The Cambooya Shire Experience. Electronic Green Journal 2001; 14.

Smoyer KE, Rainham DG, Hewko JN. Heat-stress related mortality in five cities in southern Ontario: 1980-1996. International Journal of Biometeorology 2000; 44:190-197. [PDF - 182kB].


Smoyer KE, Rainham DG, Hewko JN. Integrated analysis of heat-related mortality int he Toronto-Windsor corridor. Toronto-Niagara Region Study on Atmospheric Change: Report: 99-1. Waterloo, Ontario: Environment Canada, 1999.

Rainham DG, Wright TSA. Feds fish for support: A ripple of cautious optimism greets new Oceans Act. Alternatives Journal 1997; 23:10-12.