FN 4480G - Special Topics: MAternal and Child Nutrition During the First 1000 Days
FN 9711A - Nutritional Epidemiology and Statistics
FN 3390W/X - Research Methods and Statistics
Grants and Awards
License Agreement Award for co-invention of technology, “W-21-030 – Food Skills Questionnaire.”
8th Annual Vanguard Awards, October 6, 2022, Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, London,
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). “A community of
practice approach to non-suicidal self-injury research.”
Brescia Research Grant. “Prevalence and correlates of nicotine- and nicotine-free
vape use in Canadian high school students.”
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. “Examining the influence of a school travel planning intervention on children’s travel behaviour, physical activity, and exposure to pollution around their schools.”
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. “Restricted family presence in the PICU during
the COVID-19 pandemic: understanding impact, experience, and stakeholder priorities.”
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. “The impact of cannabis legalization and availability
on incidence, prevalence, and health services utilization for psychotic disorders:
population-based evidence to inform policy initiatives.”
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. QuaranTEENing: Understanding the impacts of
the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental wellbeing and health-related, social, and environmental
behaviours of teens.
Children’s Health Research Institute. “Geospatial analyses of vape retailer accessibility
pre- and post-COVID19: examining youth environments and socioeconomic determinants."
Brescia University College: Award for Excellence in Research
Ontario Ministry of Colleges & Universities COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund. “FRESHER:
Food Retail Environment Surveillance for Health and Economic Resiliency.”
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. “Geospatial analyses of vape retailer accessibility:
examining socioeconomic and environmental determinants."
Western Research Catalyst Grant. “Food Retail Environment Surveillance for Health
& Economic Resiliency: The FRESHER Futures Project.”
Brescia Research Grant. “Evaluation of the statistical quality of Canadian nutrition
articles (2010-2019) using an objective user-friendly checklist.”
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. “Evaluation of a smartphone-based intervention
for improving food literacy, food purchasing, and diet quality among youth in urban,
suburban, and rural environments.”
Brescia Research Grant. "Geospatial analysis of adverse birth outcomes in Southwestern
Ontario: Examining hotspots and environmental factors."
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant.
"Pilot testing a novel intervention to reduce household food waste."
2022-present Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Decolonization (EDID) Advisory Committee,
Brescia University College
2021-present Chair, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences Contract Appointment Committee (SFNS-CAC), Brescia University College
2021-present Chair, Canadian Graduate Scholarships Application Review Committee, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Brescia University College
2021-present Chair, Ontario Graduate Scholarships Application Review Committee, Food
and Nutritional Sciences, Brescia University College
2021-2022 Chair, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences Strategic Planning Committee, Brescia University College
2017-2022 Chair, Grievance Committee, Brescia Faculty Association
2018-2020 Chair, Brescia Research Ethics Board
2015-2018 Member, Nonmedical Research Ethic Board, Western University
2015-2016 Chair, Critical Thinking Learning Outcome Working Group, Brescia University College
Wiley ER, Stranges S, Gilliland JA, Anderson KK, Seabrook JA. Residential greenness and substance use among youth and young adults: associations
with alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use. Environmental Research 2022; 212(Pt A):113124.
Woods N, Gilliland JA, Seabrook JA. Applicability of the socioecological model for understanding and reducing consumption
of ultra-processed foods in Canada. In Press: Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.
Seabrook JA, Twynstra J. A population-based sample comparing birth outcomes between different
models of prenatal care. In Press: The Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice.
Seabrook JA, Twynstra J, Gilliland J. Correlates of lifetime and past month vape use in a sample
of Canadian university students. In Press: Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment.
DeMarco N, Twynstra J, Ospina MB, Darrington M, Whippey C, Seabrook JA. Prevalence of low birth weight, premature birth, and stillbirth among pregnant adolescents
in Canada: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 2021; 34(4):530-537.
Schaafsma H, Laasanen H, Twynstra J, Seabrook JA. A review of statistical reporting in dietetics research (2010-2019): how is a Canadian
journal doing? Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice andResearch 2021; 82(2):59-67.
Griffin K, Twynstra J, Gilliland JA, Seabrook JA. Correlates of self-harm in university students: a cross-sectional study. In Press:
The Journal of American College Health.
Wong SPW, Twynstra J, Gilliland JA, Cook JL, Seabrook JA. Risk factors and birth outcomes associated with teenage pregnancy: a Canadian sample.
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 2020; 33(2):153-159.
Smith A, Twynstra J, Seabrook JA. Antenatal depression and offspring health outcomes. Obstetric Medicine 2020; 13(2):55-61.
Seabrook JA, Dworatzek PD, Matthews JI. Predictors of food skills in university students. Canadian
Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research 2019; 80(4):205-208.
Seabrook JA, Smith A, Clark AF, Gilliland JA. Geospatial analyses of adverse birth outcomes in
Southwestern Ontario: Examining the impact of environmental factors. Environmental
Research 2019; 172:18-26.
Charbonneau KD, Seabrook JA. Adverse birth outcomes associated with types of eating disorders: A review. Canadian
Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research 2019; 80(3):131-136.
Brown RA, Dakkak H, Gilliland J, Seabrook JA. Predictors of drug use during pregnancy: The relative effects of socioeconomic,
demographic, and mental health risk factors. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Campbell EE, Gilliland J, Dworatzek PD, de Vrijer B, Penava D, Seabrook JA. Socioeconomic status and adverse birth outcomes: A population-based Canadian sample.
Journal of Biosocial Science 2018; 50(1):102-113.
Seabrook JA, Biden CR, Campbell EE. Does the risk of exposure to marijuana outweigh the benefits
of breastfeeding? A systematic review. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and
Practice 2017; 16(2):8-16.
Seabrook JA, Woods N, Clark A, de Vrijer B, Penava D, Gilliland J. The association between alcohol
outlet accessibility and adverse birth outcomes: A retrospective cohort study. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 2018; 11(1):71-77.
Biden CR, Matthews JI, Laframboise NA, Zok A, Dworatzek PDN, Seabrook JA. Point-of-purchase labels and reward cards improve sales of healthy foods in university
dining halls. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research 2018; 79(3):92-98.
Dakkak H, Brown R, Twynstra J, Charbonneau K, Seabrook JA. The perception of pre- and post-natal marijuana exposure on health outcomes: A content
analysis of Twitter messages. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 2018; 11(4):409-415.
Brown RA, Dakkak H, Seabrook JA. Is breast best? Examining the effects of alcohol and cannabis use during lactation.
Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 2018; 11(4):345-356.
Woods N, Gilliland J, Seabrook JA. The influence of the built environment on adverse birth outcomes. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 2017; 10(3):233-248.
Campbell EE, Dworatzek PDN, Penava D, de Vrijer B, Gilliland J, Matthews JI, Seabrook JA. Factors that influence gestational weight gain: Moving beyond assessment and counseling.
Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2016; 29(21):3527-3531.