Nancy Kreiger
Nancy KreigerPhD, MPH
Public Health and Department of Nutritional Sciences

Contact Info

T. (416) 971-9800 Ext. 1239


620 University Avenue, Ste 1500
ON, M5G 2L7


Not accepting new students

Professional Memberships

Fellow (elected) of the American College of Epidemiology


Research Synopsis:

2011 - 2016            
Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos) 
Goltzman D, Kreiger N, co-principal investigator 
$3,422,052; Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

McGlynn N, Kirsh VA, Cotterchio M, Nadalin V, Kreiger N, Harris A. Shift work and obesity among Cnadian women: A cross-sectional study using a novel exposure assessment tool. PLoS ONE. In press.

Langsetmo L, Barr SI, Berger C, Kreiger N, Rahme E, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A, Kaiser SM, Prior JC, Hanley DA, Kovacs CS, Josse RG, Goltzman D. Associations of protein intake and protein source with bone mineral density and fracture risk: A population-based cohort study. J Nutr Hlth Aging. In press.

Barisic A, Kreiger N, Leatherdale S, Faulkner G, Kirsh VA, Arbour-Nicitopolous K. The influence of an initial face-to-face meeting in an e-mail delivered physical activity intervention: A single-blind, randomized controlled trial. Am J Health Studies. In press.

Catsburg C, Kim RS, Kirsh VA, Soskolne CL, Kreiger N, Rohan T. Dietary patterns and breast cancer risk: A study in two cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015; 101:817-23. PMID: 25833979

Prior JC, Langsetmo L, Lentle BC, Berger C, Goltzman D,  Kovacs CS,  Kaiser SM, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A, Anastassiades T, Towheed T, Josse RG, Brown JP, Leslie WD, Kreiger N, and the CaMos Research Group. Ten-year incident osteoporosis-related fractures in the population-based Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study: Comparing site and age-specific risks in women and men. Bone. 2015; 71:237-43. PMID: 25451323

Catsburg C, Kirsh VA, Soskolne CL, Kreiger N, Rohan T. Active cigarette smoking and the risk of breast cancer: A cohort study. Cancer Epidemiol. 2014; 38:376-81. Epub 2014 Jun 12. PMID: 24929357

Cotterchio M, Mirea L, Ozcelik H, Kreiger N. Active cigarette smoking, variants in carcinogen metabolism genes and breast cancer risk among pre- and postmenopausal women in Ontario, Canada. Breast J 2014; 20:468-80. PMID: 25052559

Grundy A, Cotterchio M, Kirsh VA, Kreiger N. Associations between anxiety, depression, antidepressant medication, obesity and weight gain among Canadian women. PLoS One 2014; 16:9. PMID: 24932472

Liu Y, Colditz GA, Cotterchio M, Boucher BA, Kreiger N. Adolescent dietary fiber, vegetable fat, vegetable protein, and nut intakes and breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2014; 145:461-70. PMID: 24737167

Leslie WD, Langsetmo L, Zhou W, Goltzman D, Kovacs CS, Prior J, Josse R, Olszynski WP, Davison KS, Anastassiades T, Towheed T, Hanley DA, Kaiser SM, Lentle B, Kreiger N, CaMos Research Group. Choice of lumbar  spine bone density reference database for fracture prediction in men and women: A population-based analysis. J Clin Densitom 2014; 17:295-300. PMID: 24613388

Catsburg C, Kirsh VA, Soskolne CL, Kreiger N, Rohan TE. Associations between anthropometric measurements, physical activity, and breast cancer risk in a Canadian cohort. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2014; 145:545-52. PMID: 24781974

Gesink D, Mihic A, Antal J, Filsinger B*, Racey SC,  Perez FD, Norwood T, Ahmad F, Kreiger N, Ritvo P, Who are the under- and never-screened for cancer in Ontario: A qualitative investigation. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:495. PMID: 24885998

Fraser LA, Adachi JD, Leslie WD, Goltzman D, Josse R, Prior J, Kaiser S, Kreiger N, Kovacs CS, Anastassiades TP, Papaioannou A, and the CaMos Research Group. The effect of anticholinergic medications on falls, fracture risk, and bone mineral density, over a ten-year period. Ann Pharmacother. 2014; 48:954-61. PMID: 24816210

Moura C, Bernatsky S, Abrahamowicz M, Papaioannou A,  Bessette L, Adachi J, Goltzman D, Prior J, Kreiger N, Towheed T, Leslie WD, Kaiser S, Ioannidis G, Pickard L, Fraser LA, Rahme E. Antidepressant use and 10-year incident fracture risk: Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos). Osteoporos Int 2014; 25:1473-81.

Ashbury F, Little J, Ioannidis JPA, Kreiger N, Palmer L, Relton C, Taylor P. A vision for chronic disease prevention and intervention research: Report from a workshop. Can J Public Health. 2014; 105:e150-3. PMID: 24886853

Honours and Awards

2011  John Hastings Award for Excellence in Service to the University and the Community, University of Toronto
2010  American College of Epidemiology Award for Leadership and Distinguished Service

2006  Anthony B. Miller Award for Excellence in Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto

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