Investigators
 InvestigatorDiscipline
Nicole Letourneau, PhD

(Team Leader)

Nursing; parenting and child development, parent-infant mental health, developmental social neuroscience, community-based interventions
Bonnie J. Kaplan, PhD

(Co-Leader)

Psychology; expertise in nutrition, mental/behavioural illness; population & clinical health researcher
Catherine Field, RD, PhD

(Co-Leader)

Nutrition researcher; expertise in fatty acids, micronutrients, and infant development
Deborah Dewey, PhD

(Co-Leader)

Psychology; pediatric neuropsychology, developmental disorders; population & clinical health researcher
Rhonda Bell, PhD Nutition researcher; expertise in maternal-fetal nutrition programing
Francois Bernier, MD Genetics; expertise in congenital anomalies research, syndrome delineation, population genetics
Marja Cantell, PhD Psychology; neurodevelopmental disorders and exercise psychology, especially motor skills & physical activity
Linda Casey, MD, FRCPC, MSc Pediatric Nutrition, Body Composition and Feeding
Misha Eliasziw, PhD Biostatistics; expertise in study design; statistical methods to identify risk factors; regression modelling
Anna Farmer, RD, PhD Nutrition researcher; expertise in dietary behaviours in infants and mothers
Lisa Gagnon, MD Psychiatry; adult mood disorders; special interest in women’s mental health
Gerry Giesbrecht, PhD Postdoctural Fellow- Psychology, Psychophysiology, Infant Temperment and Child Development
Laki Goonewardene, PhD Biostatistics; analysis of nutrition data
Libbe Kooistra, PhD Psychology; expertise in developmental psychology & thyroid, especially in relation to attention and motor skills
Donna Manca, MD Family medicine; maternal and newborn; community practice based research networks
Jon Martin, PhD Environmental Analytical Chemistry; expertise in toxicology and trace analysis of organic contaminants in human samples
Linda McCargar, RD, PhD Nutrition researcher; expertise in the assessment of nutrient intake, and women and child nutrition
Maeve O’Beirne, MD Family medicine; maternal and newborn
Victor Pop, MD, PhD General Practitioner; research expertise in maternal mood; thyroid function
Nalini Singhal, MD Neonatology; expertise in newborn health
Brenda Leung, PhD Epidemiology, mental health, maternal and child health, neurodevelopment, perinatal nutrition