Lishman H, Sbihi H, Al Mamun A, Rasali DP, Rempel E, Smith N, Turvey S, Patrick D. (March 2021).
A discussion of the current work in BC linking antibiotic use in early infancy with the risk of childhood asthma, what the next steps are for this work, and what role clinicians from diverse specialties can play in combating the asthma and allergy epidemic.
Patrick D, Sbihi H, Dai D, Al Mamun A, Rasali DP, Rose C, Marra F, Boutin R, Petersen C, Stiemsma L, Winsor G, Brinkman F, Kozyrskyj A, Azad M, Becker A, Mandhane P, Moraes T, Sears M, Subbarao P, Finlay B, Turvey S. (March 2020).
Childhood asthma incidence is decreasing in some parts of Europe and North America. Antibiotic use in infancy has been associated with increased asthma risk. In the present study, we tested the hypothesis that decreases in asthma incidence are linked to reduced antibiotic prescribing and mediated by changes in the gut bacterial community.
Pelletier CA, Pousette A, Ward K, Keahey R, Fox G, Allison S, Rasali DP, Faulkner G. (2020).
Understanding how the unique sociocultural and environmental factors in rural, remote, and northern communities contribute to implementation of physical activity interventions can help guide health promotion policy and practice. A scoping review was conducted to map literature describing the implementation of physical activity interventions in rural, remote, and/or northern communities.
Pelletier C, Pousette A, Fox G, Keahey R, Ward K, Faulkner G, Rasali DP, Allison S. (2019).
Although it is generally accepted that engaging with members of the public contributes to more actionable and relevant research, there are a limited number of reported evaluations of community engagement initiatives. For researchers and community members alike, it is important to understand and evaluate engagement initiatives to support participatory research methods, particularly when working with underserved or hard to reach populations.
Buse CG, Cornish K, Parkes MW, Harder H, Fumerton R, Rasali DP, Li C, Oke B, Loewen D, Aalhus M. (2018).
The purpose of this report is to provide clarity on identifying and selecting health and social determinants of health indicators related to resource extraction and development. It is a This report is the product of a collaboration between researchers at the University of Northern British Columbia, and staff from both Northern Health and the Provincial Health Services Authority.