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Publications

Leos-Toro, C., Rynard, V., Murnaghan, D., MacDonald, J. -A., & Hammond, D. (2019). Trends in cannabis use over time among Canadian youth: 2004–2014. Preventive Medicine, 118, 30-37. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.10.002

Manske S, Cumming T, Rynard V. (2016). In Brief: Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use in Prince Edward Island and Canada, 2008/2009 – 2014/2015 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey. Waterloo, Ontario: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.

Murnaghan, D., Laurence, C., Bell, B., and Munro-Bernard, M. (2014). Engaging Canadian youth in conversations: using knowledge exchange in school-based health promotion. International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 7, 85-100.

Kaai, S.C., Manske, S.R., Leatherdale, S.T., Brown, K.S., and Murnaghan, D. (2014). Are experimental smokers different from their never-smoking classmates? A multilevel analysis of Canadian youth in grades 9 to 12. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada, 34 (2-3), 121-131.

Murnaghan, D., Morrison, W., Laurence, C., and Bell, B. (2014). Investigating Mental Fitness and School Connectedness in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of School Health. 84, 444-450.

Vanderlee, L., Manske, S., Murnaghan, D., Hanning, R., and Hammond, D. (2014). Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among a subset of Canadian youth. Journal of School Health. 84, 168-176.

Murnaghan, D., Morrison, W., Griffith, E.J., Bell, B.L., Duffley, L.A., McGarry, K., and Manske, S. (2013). Knoweldge exchange systems for youth health and chronic disease prevention: a tri-provincial case study. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada. 33 (4), 257-266.

Murnaghan, D.A., Blanchard, C.M., Rodgers, W.M., LaRosa, J.N., MacQuarrie, C.R., MacLellan, D.L. and Gray, B.J.(2010) Predictors of physical activity, healthy eating and being  smoke-free in teens: A theory of planned behaviour approach. Psychology & Health, 25:8, 925—941.

Murnaghan, D., Blanchard, C., Rodgers, W., LaRosa, J., MacQuarrie, C., MacLellan, D., & Gray, B. (2009).The influence of student level normative, control, and behavioral beliefs on staying smoke-free: An application of Ajzen’s theory of planned behavior. Addiction Research & Theory. 17(5), 469-480.

Leatherdale, S.T., Ahmed, R., Barisic, A., Murnaghan, D., & Manske, S. (2009).Cigarette brand preference as a function of price among smoking youth in Canada: Are they smoking premium, discount or Native brands? Tobacco Control, 18(6), 466-473.

Callaghan, R., Veldhuizen, S., Leatherdale, S., Murnaghan, D., Manske, S. (2009).Use of contraband cigarettes among adolescent daily smokers in Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 181(6-7), 384-386.

Murnaghan, D., Sihvonen, M.; Leatherdale, S.T.; Kekki, P. (2009). School based tobacco control efforts and the smoking behaviour of high school students in Prince Edward Island, Canada: Examining differences. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 10(2), 117-129.

Murnaghan, D., Sihvonen, M., Leatherdale, S., Kekki, P. (2009).School based tobacco control programming and student smoking behaviour.Chronic Diseases in Canada, 29(4), np.

Murnaghan, D., Leatherdale, S., Sihvonen, M., & Kekki, P. (2008). A multi-level analysis examining the association between school-based smoking policies, prevention programs, and youth smoking behavior: Evaluating a provincial tobacco control strategy. Health Education Research, 23, 1016-1028.


MacQuarrie, C., MacLellan, D., & Murnaghan, D. (2008). Physical activity in intermediate schools: The interplay of school culture, adolescent challenges and athletic elitism.The Qualitative Report, 13(2), 262-277.


Murnaghan, D., Sihvonen, M., Leatherdale, S., & Kekki, P. (2007).Relationship between school-based policies and prevention programs on smoking behavior among grade 12 students in Prince Edward Island: A multi-level analysis. Preventive Medicine, 44(4), 317-322.


Cameron, R., Brown, K.S., Manske, S., Jolin, M.A., Murnaghan, D., Lovato, C. (2007). Integrating public health policy, practice, evaluation, surveillance, and research using local data collection and feedback systems: The example of the School Health Action Planning and Evaluation System. American Journal Public Health, 97, 648-654.


Reports  

Comprehensive School Health Research Group (October 2016). SHAPES-PEI Research Brief: Physical activity levels of PEI youth.

Comprehensive School Health Research Group (October 2016). SHAPES-PEI Research Brief: Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among PEI youth.

Comprehensive School Health Research Group (July 2015). Developing School - Community Partnerships: Lessons Learned from PEI Schools.

Comprehensive School Health Research Group (July 2015). Building Healthy School Communities: A Guide For Moving Knowledge to Action Within Schools.

Comprehensive School Health Research Group (July 2015). (S)chools (A)gainst (C)ancer: Using a (K)nowledge to Action Process - Technical Report.

Murnaghan, D., Bell, B., Laurence, C., Munro-Bernard, M. (September 2011). Engaging Student Voices in School Health Knowledge Translation and Dissemination Student Workshop.

Murnaghan, D. Bell, B., Laurence, C. Munro-Bernard, M. (September 2011). Engaging Parent Voices in School Health Knowledge Translation and Dissemination Parent Workshop.

Youth Excel CLASP Case Study Team. (September 2011). Cross-Case Study of Knowledge Exchange Capacity within Three Provinces: Manitoba, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island - Final Report.

Murnaghan, D., Bell, B., Laurence, C. and Spidel, M. (September 2011). PEI Youth Excel CLASP Case Study - Final Report.

Murnaghan, D., MacLellan, D., McVey, G., Chad, K., & Collier, S. (2008). Navigating school health research: A resource guide for schools, school boards, and researchers.

CSHR Group. (2007).Youth participation in sport: Baseline research to monitor and evaluate impacts of the PEI sport strategy. Report prepared for the Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs, PE.

Murnaghan, D., Perry, M., LaRosa, J., & McGrath-Gaudet, E. (2006).Youth tobacco use and purchase and geographic information systems: A pilot study. Report prepared for the Tobacco Control Programme, Health Canada. 

Comprehensive School Health Research Group. (2006, 2009 revised). The Better Practices Model resource guide: Informing future researchers, policy makers and organizations.