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Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine PhD Researcher, Community Health and Epidemiology

Dr. Muhajarine is a social epidemiologist and SPHERU Director, and leads SPHERU's Healthy Children research program. His work includes researching questions related to community and family contextual influences in child development and health, risk in the prenatal period, and developing community-university research partnerships to improve knowledge creation, transfer and application. His current research includes evaluations of population-level early childhood intervention programs. He particularly cherishes the mentoring role and works closely with junior colleagues and graduate students. He is the recipient of several awards of distinction, including his province's 2009 Health Research Achievement Award and the CIHR Knowledge Translation Award. He is a professor and grad chair in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan.

Research Area(s)

  • Neighbourhood social and physical (including built) environments and children's health
  • Prenatal and early childhood development
  • Population based intervention research, particularly in early childhood
  • Community-university research partnerships
  • Knowledge translation and exchange
  • Social epidemiological methods
  • Health services research