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Nancy Kreiger, M.P.H, Ph.D.
Director and Senior Scientist, Research,
Prevention and Cancer Control,
Cancer Care Ontario

Ph: 416.971.9800 x1239
Fax: 416.971.7554
nancy.kreiger@cancercare.on.ca



Primary Affiliations:

  • Director and Senior Scientist,
    Research, Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario

Other Affiliations:

  • Professor and Head, Division of Epidemiology,
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Education/Degrees:

  • Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • 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

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow (elected) of the American College of Epidemiology

Research:


  • 2011 - 2013  
    Reaching Under/Never-Screened and Hard-to-Reach Populations
    Gesink D, Ahmad F, Bondy S, Kreiger N, Ritvo P
    $700,000; Integrated Cancer Screening – Cancer Care Ontario

  • 2011               
    Cancer risk calculation for the Ontario public                        
    Kreiger N, Sloan P
    $25,000; Population Studies Research Network – Cancer Care Ontario

  • 2011               
    Exploration of improved population-based control recruitment methods in Ontario                         Cotterchio M, Kreiger N                        
    $25,000; Population Studies Research Network – Cancer Care Ontario

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

  • 2010 - 2013    
    Vitamin D from dietary intake and sunlight exposure and the risk of cancer: A prospective study V Kirsh, N Kreiger, T Rohan, T Soskolne                  
    $100,000; Canadian Institutes of Health Research

  • 2010 - 2012    
    Proposal for the creation of the Canadian Cancer Cohort H Bryant, I Fortier, R Gallagher, T Hudson, B Knoppers, J McLaughlin, L Parker, P Robson, J Siemiatycki, C Wolfson, the Ontario Health Study Team consisting of V Kirsh, N Kreiger, B Boucher, P Brown, S Harris, S Leatherdale, M Sloan, S Sinclair, J Antal, L Blahut, K McDonald, C Mills $5,500,000; Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (Total for Ontario is $11.1M, based on $1.1M in 2007-8; $2.1M in 2008-9; $2.4M in 2009-10;
    $2.8M in 2010-11; $2.7M in 2011-12)

  • 2010 - 2011    
    Breast cancer screening: Inclusion of marginalized women
    V Nadalin, A Chiarelli, N Kreiger, L McDonald, A Hey, R Menard, J Maher, C Lessels, A Huggins, S Jackson $300,000; Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

  • 2010 - 2011     Using an action planning e-mail intervention to promote walking among sedentary adults N Kreiger, A Barisic, G Faulkner, K Arbour-Nicitopoulos, V Kirsh
    $9,413;  Population Studies Research Network, Cancer Care Ontario

  • 2010               
    Development of the Ontario Health Study (previously known as the Ontario Cohort Consortium)
    J McLaughlin, V Kirsh, N Kreiger, B Boucher, P Brown, S Harris, S Leatherdale,
    M Sloan, S Sinclair, J Antal, L Blahut, K McDonald, C Mills, M Sholdice
    $4,000,000; Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (Total of $10.4M committed for 2007-11.
    Based on $0.5M in 2007-8; $1.9M in 2008-9; $4.0M in 2009-10; $4.0M in 2010-11)

  • 2009 - 2011    
    Dietary phytoestrogen intake and the risk of breast cancer according to estrogen-
    and progesterone-receptor subgroups 
    M Cotterchio, B Boucher, V Kirsh, N Kreiger, L Thompson
    $158,000; Canadian Cancer Society Prevention Initiative

Recent publications:

    Note:  Students are marked with an underline, employees are marked with an asterisk.



  • Barisic A*, Leatherdale ST, Kreiger N. Importance of frequency, intensity, time, and type (FITT) in physical activity assessment for epidemiological studies. Can J Public Health, 2011 June; 102(3): 174-75.

  • Leslie WD, Berger C*, Langsetmo L*, Lix LM, Adachi JD, Hanley DA, Ioannidis G, RG Josse, Kovacs CS, Towheed T, Kaiser S, Olszynski WP, Prior JC, Jamal S, Kreiger N, Goltzman D, and the CaMOS Research Group. Construction and validation of a simplified fracture risk assessment tool for Canadian women and men: Results from the CaMOS and Manitoba cohorts. Osteoporosis Int, 2011 Jun; 22(6):1873-83.

  • van Lonkhuijzen L, Kirsh V, Kreiger N, Rohan T. Endometrial cancer and meat consumption: A case-cohort study. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2011 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Fraser LA, Langsetmo L*, Berger C*, Ioannidis G, Goltzman D, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A, Josse R,  Kovacs CS, Olszynski WP, Towheed T, Hanley DA, Kaiser SM, Prior P, Jamal SJ, Kreiger N, Brown JP, Johansson H, Oden A, McCloskey E, Kanis JA, Leslie WD, and the CaMOS Research Group. Fracture Prediction and Calibration of a Canadian FRAX(r) Tool: A Population-based Report from CaMOS. Osteoporosis International, 2011 Mar; 22(3):829-37.

  • Langsetmo L*, Hanley DA, Prior JC, Barr SI, Anastassiades T, Towheed T, Goltzman D, Morin S, Poliquin S*, Kreiger N, and the CaMos Research Group. Dietary patterns and incident low-trauma fractures in postmenopausal women and men aged ≥50 y:  a population-based cohort study. Am J Clin Nutrition 2011; 93(1):192-199.

  • Koo M, Tucker A, Cotterchio M, Kreiger N, McLaughlin J, Gallinger S. Randomized controlled trial of the use of an educational cancer website to increase cancer patient’s participation into a research study.  Asian J Arts and Sciences 2010; 1:17-28.

  • Agalliu I, Rohan T, Kirsh V, Soskolne C, Kreiger N. Oxidative Balance Score and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Results from a Case-Cohort Study. Cancer Epidemiol, 8 December 2010 (e-pub ahead of print).
  • Zhou W*, Langsetmo L*, Berger C*, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A, Ioannidis G, Webber C, Atkinson SA, Olszynski WP, Brown JP, Hanley DA, Josse R, Kreiger N, Prior J, Kaiser S, Kirkland S, Goltzman D, Davison KD, and the CaMOS Research Group. Normative Bone Mineral Density Z-scores for Canadians aged 16-24 years: The Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study. J Clin Densitom 2010; 13:267-276.

  • Langsetmo L*, Morin S, Kovacs CS, Kreiger N, Josse R, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A, Goltzman D, Hanley DA, Olszynski WP, Prior J, Jamal SA, and the CaMOS Research Group. Determining whether women with osteopenic bone mineral density have low, moderate, or high clinical fracture risk. Menopause 2010; 17:1010-1016.

  • Langsetmo L*, Leslie WD, Zhou W*, Goltzman D, Kovacs CS, Prior J, Josee R, Olszynski WP, Davison S, Anastassiades, Towheed T, Hanley DA, Kaiser S, Kreiger N, and the CaMOS Research Group. Using the same bone density reference database for men and women provides a simpler estimation for fracture risk. J Bone Miner Res 2010; 25:2108-2114.

  • Berger C*, Goltzman D, Langsetmo L*, Joseph L, Kreiger N, Tenenhouse A, Davison KS, Josse RG, Prior JC, Hanley DA, and the CaMOS Research Group. Peak bone mass from longitudinal data: Implications for the prevalence, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of osteoporosis. J Bone Min Res 2010; 25:1948-1857.

  • Naja F, Kreiger N, McKeown Eyssen G, Allard J. Bioavailability of vitamins E and C: Does H. pylori infection play a role? Ann Nutrition Metab 2010; 56:253-259.

  • Langsetmo L*, Poliquin S*, Hanley DA, Prior JC, Barr S, Anastassiades T, Towheed T, Goltzman D, Kreiger N, and the CaMOS Research Group. Dietary patterns in Canadian men and women ages 25 and older: relationship to demographics, body mass index, and bone mineral density. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2010; 11:20.

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