[click here for publications from the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Project]

  A sampling of recent publications by core PRAM team members


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Wright MT, Salsberg J, & Hartung S. Impact in Participatory Health Research. BioMed Research International, 2018(2)3907127. 2018

Hovey, RB, Seganathy, E, Morck, A, Phillips, M, Poulette, A, King, M, Macaulay, AC, & Gruber, R. Understanding the sleep habits of children within an Indigenous community. Int J Indigenous Health, 13(1), 42-64. 2018

*Dore C, Duffett-Leger L, McKenna M, Salsberg J & Breau M. Participatory Action Research to Empower Hemodialysis Nurses and Reduce Risk of Burnout. CANNT Journal. 2018

Boivin A, L'Esperance A, Gauvin F-P, Dumez V, Macaulay AC, Lehoux P and Abelson J. Patient and Public Engagement in Research and Health System Decision-Making : A Systematic Review of Evaluation Tools. Health Expectations, 2018;1-10. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12804. 2018

Harris J, Cook T, Gibbs L, Oetzel J, Salsberg J, Shinn C, Springett J, Wallerstein N, Wright M. Searching for the Impact of Participation in Health and Health Research: Challenges and Methods. BioMed Research International. 2018;2018:12. 2018

Tremblay MC, Martin DH, McComber AM, McGregor A, and Macaulay AC. Understanding community-based participatory research through a social movement framework: a case study of the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project. BMC Public Health (2018) 18:487. 2018

Salsberg J and *Merati N. Participatory Health Research in North America: From Community Engagement to Evidence-Informed Practice. In MT Wright and K Kongats, eds. Participatory Health Research: Voices from Around the World. Springer. Springer. 2018

Salsberg J, Macridis S, Delormier T, Hovey R, Andersson N, McComber A, Macaulay AC. Engaging communities to identify needs and develop solutions: Participatory research incorporates community voice in all aspects of health research decision-making. In, Neil Arya, Thomas Piggott, Eds. Under-Served: Health Determinants of Indigenous, Inner-City, and Migrant Populations in Canada. Canadian Scholars Press. 2018

Bush PL, Hamzeh J, Macaulay AC. Community-Based Participatory Research (rev. 2018). Oxford Bibliographies. OUP Online. (DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199756797-0126). 2018

Bush, PL, Pluye, P, Loignon, C, Granikov, V, Wright, MT, Pelletier, J-F, Bartlett, G, Macaulay, AC, Haggerty, J, Parry, S, & Repchinsky, C. (2017). Organizational participatory research: a systematic mixed studies review exposing its extra benefits and the key factors associated with them. Implementation Science, 12, 119. DOI 10.1186/s13012-017-0648-y. 2017

*Murdoch J, Tremblay MC, Hovey R, Delormier T, Gray-Donald K, Delaronde E, Macaulay AC. Understanding how Indigenous culturally-based interventions can improve participants' health in Canada. Health Promotion International. 2017

*Khayyat Kholghi, M, Bartlett G, *Phillips M, Salsberg J, McComber A, Macaulay AC. Evaluating an Indigenous Health Education Program for Diabetes Prevention: using lessons learned through Community Talking Circles. Family Practice. 2017

Hovey RB, Delormier T, McComber AM, Lévesque L, Martin D. Enhancing Indigenous health promotion research through Two-Eyed Seeing: A hermeneutic relational process. Qualitative Health Research. 2017-03-19 doi: 10.1177/1049732317697948. 2017

Salsberg J; Macridis S; Garcia Bengoechea E; Macaulay AC; Moore S. The Shifting Dynamics of Social Roles and Project Ownership over the Lifecycle of a Community-Based Participatory Research Project. Family Practice (2017) 34 (3): 305-312. 2017

Salsberg J; Macridis S; Garcia Bengoechea E; Macaulay AC; Moore S. Engagement Strategies that Foster Community Self-Determination in Participatory Research: Insider Ownership Through Outsider Championship. Family Practice (2017) 34 (3): 336-340. 2017

Ramsden V, Salsberg J, Herbert C, Westfall J, LeMaster J, Macaulay AC. Patient and community oriented research: How is authentic engagement identified in grant applications?. Canadian Family Physician. January 2017, vol.63 no.1 74-76. 2017

Macaulay AC. Participatory research: What is the history? Has the purpose changed?. Family Practice (2016 - advance access - first published online: December 18, 2016). 2016

Salsberg J. and Macridis S. To do it, you've got to own it! Creating lasting community-based physical activity programs. Alberta Centre for Active Living. WellSpring, November 1, 2016. 2016

Allen ML, Salsberg J, Knot M, Lemaster J, Felzien M, Westfall JM, Herbert C, Vickery K, Culhane-Pera K, Ramsden V, Zittleman L, Martin R, Macaulay AC. Engaging with Communities, Engaging with Patients: Amendment to the NAPCRG 1998 Policy Statement on Ethical Research With Communities. Family Practice (Advance Access - First published online: August 19, 2016). 2016

Macridis S, Garcia-Bengoechea E, McComber AM, Jacobs J, Macaulay AC, Members of the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project-School Travel Planning Committee. Active transportation to support diabetes prevention: Expanding school health promotion programming in an Indigenous community. Evaluation and Program Planning 56 (2016), 99-108. 2016

Van Weel C, Turnbull D, Ramirez J, Bazemore A, Glazier RH, Jaen C, Phillips B, Salsberg J. Supporting Health Reform in Mexico: Experiences and suggestions from an international primary care conference. Annals of Family Medicine. May/June 2016 vol.14 no.3, 279-280. 2016

James Harris, Ruth Elwood Martin, Heather Filek, Ann C. Macaulay, Jane A. Buxton, Marla Buchanan, Mo Korchinski, Veronika Moravan, Vivian Ramsden. Familial support impacts incarcerated womens housing stability. Housing, Care and Support. Vol. 18 Issue: 3/4, pp.80-88. 2015

Annie Dube, Gillian Bartlett, Juana Morales, Andrea Evans, Alison Doucet, Alexander Caudarella, Melissa Roy, Doaa Farid, Ann C. Macaulay. The Chilcapamba-McGill Partnership: Exploring Access to Maternal and Newborn Care in Indigenous Communities of Ecuador. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, vol. 9(3). 2015

Jagosh J, Bush PL, Salsberg J, Macaulay AC, Greenhalgh T, Wong G, Cargo M, Green LW, Herbert CP, Pluye P. A Realist Evaluation of Community-Based Participatory Research: Partnership synergy, trust building and related ripple effects. BMC Public Health, 15:725. 2015

Salsberg J, Macridis S, Garcia Bengoechea E, Macaulay AC, Moore S, Members of the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project - School Travel Planning Committee. Engaging Community Stakeholders for School-Based Physical Activity Intervention. Retos - Nuevas Tendencias en Educacion Fisica, Deporte y Recreacion, No. 28. 2015

Salsberg J, Parry D, Pluye P, Macridis S, Herbert S, and Macaulay AC. Successful Strategies to Engage Research Partners for Translating Evidence into Action in Community Health: A Critical Review. Journal of Environmental and Public Health. 2015

Lévesque M. C., Dupéré S., Morin N., Côté J., Roberge N., Laurin I., Charbonneau A., Loignon C., Bedos C.. Translating knowledge on poverty to humanize care: benefits and synergies of community engagement with the arts. Educational Action Research, 1-18.. 2014

Gill KJ, Campbell E, Gauthier G, Xenocostas S, Charney D, Macaulay AC. From policy to practice: implementing frontline community health services for substance dependence - study protocol. Implementation Sci. 9:108. 2014

Salsberg J, Macaulay AC, Parry D. Guide to Integrated Knowledge Translation Research. In, Ian D. Graham, Jacqueline M. Tetroe, and Alan Pearson, Eds. Turning Knowledge into Action: Practical Guidance on How to Do Integrated Knowledge Translation Research. Book 21 in the Synthesis Science in Healthcare book series. Wolters Kluwer-Joanna Briggs Institute. 2014

Hogan L, Garcia-Bengoechea E, Salsberg J, Jacobs J, King M, Macaulay AC. Using a participatory approach to the development of a school-based physical activity policy in an Indigenous community. Journal of School Health, 2014 Dec. Vol. 84(12). 2014

Park MM, Zafran H, Stewart J, Salsberg J, Ells C, Rouleau S, Estein O, Valente TW. Transforming mental health services: a participatory mixed methods study to promote and evaluate the implementation of recovery-oriented services. Implement Sci. 2014 Sep 10;9(1):119. 2014

Macaulay AC and Salsberg J. Health Care. In David Coghlan and Mary Brydon-Miller, eds. SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research. 2014

Jones, Derek J; Bush, Paula L; and Macaulay, Ann C. Beyond Consent: Respect for Community in Genetic Research. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester http://www.els.net/ [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005179.pub2]. 2014

Moore S, Salsberg J, Leroux J. Advancing social capital intervention research from a network and population health equity perspective. In Ichiro Kawachi, Soshi Takao; S.V. Subramanian, Eds. Global Perspectives on Social Capital and Health. Springer. 2013

Martin RE, Adamson S, Korchinski M, Granger-Brown A, Ramsden VR, Buxton JA, Espinoza-Magana N, Pollock SL, Smith MJF, Macaulay AC, Condello LL, Hislop TG. Incarcerated women develop a nutrition and fitness program: participatory research. International Journal of Prisoner Health, vol.9(3), p.142-150. 2013

Macaulay AC, Jagosh J, Pluye P, Bush P, Salsberg J. Quantitative Methods in Participatory Research: Being sensitive to issues of scientific validity, community safety, and the academic-community relationship. La Revue Nouvelles Practiques Sociales, Vol.25(2), p.159-172. 2013

Jagosh J, Pluye P, Wong G, Cargo M, Salsberg J, Bush PL, Herbert CP, Green LW, Greenhalgh T, Macaulay AC. Critical Reflections on Realist Review: Insights From Customizing the Methodology to the Needs of Participatory Research Assessment. Research Synthesis Methods, Vol. 4(4). 2013

Loignon C, Hudon C, Boudreault-Fournier A, Dupere S, Macaulay AC, Pluye P, Gaboury I, Haggerty JL, Fortin M, Goulet E, Lambert M, Pelissier-Simard L, Boyer S, de Laat M, Lemire F, Champagne L, Lemieux M. Transforming primary healthcare by including the stakeholders involved in delivering care to people living in poverty: EQUIhealThY study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Mar 11;13(1):92. 2013

Salsberg J., Macaulay AC. Linkage and Exchange Interventions. Ch. 3.4.c in, Sharon Straus, Jacqueline Tetroe and Ian D. Graham (Eds.). Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell/BMJ Books. ISBN: 978-1-1184-1354-8. 2013

Martin RE, Hanson D, Hemingway C, Ramsden V, Buxton J, Granger-Brown A, Condello L, Macaulay A, Janssen P, Hislop TG. Homelessness as viewed by incarcerated women: participatory research. International Journal of Prisoner Health, Vol.8(3/4), p.108-116. 2012

Jagosh J, Macaulay AC, Pluye P, Salsberg J, Bush PL, Henderson J, Sirett E, Wong G, Cargo M, Herbert CP, Seifer SD, Green LW, Greenhalgh T. Uncovering the Benefits of Participatory Research: Implications of a Realist Review for Health Research and Practice. Milbank Quarterly, 90(2). 2012

Salsberg J, Seller R, Shea L, Macaulay AC. A Needs Assessment Informs Development of a Participatory Research Faculty Development Workshop. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. Volume 16(1), p. 183-93. 2012

Buchanan M, Murphy K, Smith Martin M, Korchinski M, Buxton J, Granger-Brown A, Hanson D, Hislop G, Macaulay AC, Martin R. Understanding Incarcerated Women's Perspectives on Substance Use: Catalysts, Reasons for Use, Consequences, and Desire for Change. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 2011;50(2):81-100. 2011

Bhattacharyya OK, Rasooly IR, Naqshbandi M, Estey EA, Esler J, Toth E, Macaulay AC, Harris SB. Challenges to the Provision of Diabetes Care in First Nations Communities: Results from a National Survey of Healthcare Providers in Canada. BMC Health Services Research 2011;11:283. 2011

Naqshbandi, M., Harris, S.B., Macaulay, A.C., Comeau, J., Piche J., & Montour-Lazare, D. Lessons learned in using community-based participatory research to build a national diabetes collaborative in Canada. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 2011; 5.4: 405-415.. 2011

AC Macaulay, E Sirett, PL Bush. Community-Based Participatory Research. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Public Health. Ed. LW Green. OUP: The Oxford University Press. 2011

Cargo, M, Delormier, T, Levesque, L, McComber, A, Macaulay, AC. Community capacity as an "inside job": Evolution of perceived ownership of a university-Aboriginal community partnership. American Journal of Health Promotion, 26(2), 96-100. 2011

Malus M, Shulha M, Granikov V, Johnson-Lafleur J, d'Souza V, Knot M, Holcroft C, Hung K, Periera I, Riccuto C, Salsberg J, Macaulay AC. A Participatory Approach to Understanding and Measuring Patient Satisfaction in a Primary Care Teaching Setting. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action, Volume 5, Issue 4, Winter 2011 pp. 417-424. 2011

Pace R, Pluye P, Bartlett G, Macaulay AC, Salsberg J, Jagosh J, Seller R.. Testing the reliability and efficiency of the pilot Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool (MMAT) for systematic mixed studies review. Int J Nurs Stud [2011 Aug 9. Epub ahead of print]. 2011

Pelletier JF, Lesage A, Delorme A, Macaulay AC, Salsberg J, Vallee C, Davidson L. User-led Research: A Global and Person-Centered Initiative. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. Vol 13(1). 2011

J Jagosh, P Pluye, AC Macaulay, J Salsberg, J Henderson, E Sirett, PL Bush, R Seller, G Wong, T Greenhalgh, M Cargo, CP Herbert, SD Seifer, LW Green. Assessing the Outcomes of Participatory Research: Protocol for Identifying, Selecting and Appraising the Literature for Realist Review. Implementation Science, 6(24). 2011

AC Macaulay, J Jagosh, R Seller, J Henderson, M Cargo, T Greenhalgh, G Wong, J Salsberg, LW Green, C Herbert, P Pluye. Benefits of Participatory Research: A Rationale For a Realist Review. Global Health Promotion, 18(2); 45-48. 2011

Macaulay AC. Improving aboriginal health: How can health care professionals contribute?. Can Fam Physician. 2009 Apr;55(4):334-9. 2009

Mercille G, Receveur O, Macaulay AC. Are snacking patterns associated with risk of overweight among Kahnawake schoolchildren?. Public Health Nutr. 2009 Aug 4:1-9. 2009

D. Parry, J. Salsberg, AC. Macaulay. A Guide to Researcher and Knowledge-User Collaboration in Health Research. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). 2009

Pluye P, Grad RM, Repchinsky C, Farrell B, Johnson-Lafleur J, Bambrick T, Dawes M, Bartlett G, Rodriguez C, Jovaisas B, Fortin K, Tufts-Conrad D, Salsberg J, Macaulay A, Legare; F & Loiselle C. IAM: A comprehensive and systematic information assessment method for electronic knowledge resources. In A. Dwivedi (Ed.), Handbook of Research on IT Management and Clinical Data Administration in Healthcare. Hershey: IGI Publishing. 2009

JM. Westfall, LJ. Fagnan, M. Handley, J. Salsberg, P. McGinnis, LK. Zittleman, AC. Macaulay. Practice-Based Research is Community Engagement. J of the American Board of Fam Med 22 (4): 423-427. 2009

Cargo M, Delormier T, Lévesque L, Horn-Miller K, McComber A, Macaulay AC. Can the democratic ideal of participatory research be achieved? An inside look at an academic-indigenous community partnership. Health Educ Res. 2008 Oct;23(5):904-14. Epub 2008 Jan 10. 2008

Receveur O, Morou K, Gray-Donald K, Macaulay AC. Consumption of key food items is associated with excess weight among elementary-school-aged children in a Canadian first nations community. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Feb;108(2):362-6. 2008

J. Salsberg, AC. Macaulay. Building Capacity for Participatory Research at McGill University. Proceedings of the 3rd Community-University Exposition (CUExpo), Victoria BC, May 5-7 2008. 2008

Macaulay AC. Promoting participatory research by family physicians. Ann Fam Med. 2007 Nov-Dec;5(6):557-60. 2007

Cargo M, Peterson L, Levesque L, and Macaulay AC. Perceived Wholistic Health and Physical Activity in Kanien'keha:ka Youth. Pimatisiwin. Volume 5(1). Spring 2007. 2007

Horn OK, Jacobs-Whyte H, Ing A, Bruegl A, Paradis G, Macaulay AC. Incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the First Nation community of Kahnaw√°:ke, Quebec, Canada, 1986-2003. Can J Public Health. 2007 Nov-Dec;98(6):438-43. 2007

AC. Macaulay, A. Ing, J. Salsberg, A. McGregor, C. Saad-Haddad, J. Rice, L. Montour, K. Gray-Donald. Community-based participatory research: sharing results with the community. An example of knowledge translation from the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action 1(2), 143-152. 2007. 2007

J. Salsberg, S. Louttit, AM. McComber, R. Fiddler, M. Naqshbandi, O. Receveur, SB. Harris, AC Macaulay. Knowledge, Capacity and Readiness: Translating Successful Experiences in CBPR for Health Promotion. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health 5(2) 2007. 2007

Macaulay AC, Nutting PA. Moving the frontiers forward: incorporating community-based participatory research into practice-based research networks. Ann Fam Med. 2006 Jan-Feb;4(1):4-7. 2006

Hueston WJ, Mainous AG 3rd, Weiss BD, Macaulay AC, Hickner J, Sherwood RA; North American Primary Care Research Group; Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Protecting participants in family medicine research: a consensus statement on improving research integrity and participants' safety in educational research, community-based participatory research, and practice network research. Fam Med. 2006 Feb;38(2):116-20. 2006

M. Cargo, J. Salsberg, T. Delormier, S. Desrosiers, AC Macaulay. Understanding the social context of school health promotion program implementation. Health Education. 106(2), 85-97. 2006

Paradis G, Lévesque L, Macaulay AC, Cargo M, McComber A, Kirby R, Receveur O, Kishchuk N, Potvin L. Impact of a diabetes prevention program on body size, physical activity, and diet among Kanien'keha:ka (Mohawk) children 6 to 11 years old: 8-year results from the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project. Pediatrics. 2005 Feb;115(2):333-9. 2005

Costa J, Herbert C, Macaulay AC. Participatory research in primary care. J Interprof Care. 2004 Nov;18(4):451-3. 2004

L. Lévesque, M. Cargo, J. Salsberg. Development of the Physical Activity Interactive Recall (PAIR) for Aboriginal Children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2004, 1:8. 2004

AC Macaulay, SB Harris, L. Lévesque, M. Cargo, E. Ford, J. Salsberg, et al. Primary prevention of type 2 diabetes: Experiences of two Aboriginal communities in Canada. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 29(4) December 2003. 2003