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Batal, Malek
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Associate Professor
Program of Nutrition Sciences, University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa
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  • Public health
  • Community health
  • Other
  • Rural and remote populations
  • Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit/Métis populations
  • Francophone populations
  • Immigrants/newcomers/migrants
  • Racial and/or ethnocultural minorities
  • Physical environment
  • Geographic location
  • Identity/status (e.g. immigrant, indigenous)
  • Racialization/racism
  • Housing
  • Employment
  • Income/poverty
  • Multiple determinants/intersectionality
  • Group

Areas/Types of Research

  • Social or group interventions that are directed at changing individual behaviours (e.g. mass media campaigns to induce individuals to reduce use of salt in food )
  • Potential effectiveness and evaluations of any of the above types of interventions in practice
  • Health economics
  • Regional, provincial, national comparisons
  • Studies that document inequality in areas other than traditional ‘health’ sector
  • Knowledge transfer and dissemination to inform health equity
  • Development and analysis of theories on health inequality, health equity, intervention approaches, policies, impact of various determinants on health, etc.
  • Reviews of literature (including systematic reviews, scoping reviews)
  • Administrative data base analysis