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Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Doctoral Candidate, University of Ottawa
Clinical Research Coordinator, CHEO RI
613-737-7600 Ext. 3904
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Current Research:
Ms. Currie’s dissertation addresses the impact of maternal obesity on child health service use. She has a keen interest in the impact of maternal exposures on child development across several domains. She is also involved in a variety of projects in mental health research, including projects addressing self-harm and suicidality, substance misuse, health systems research, and antisocial behaviours.
Lisa Currie is a clinical research coordinator to the mental health research team. Ms. Currie has an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience (honours), a professional degree in Occupational Therapy, and a Masters in Community Health and Epidemiology (Dalhousie University), and is currently a doctoral candidate in Epidemiology (concentrating in Perinatal Epidemiology) at the University of Ottawa. Ms. Currie is a licensed occupational therapist with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists, Society of Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research and Society of Epidemiologic Research.
Sample Publications:
Currie, L., Pajer, K., Gardner, W., Cake, H., Shaw, S., & Patterson, V. (2018). Limited effects of pre‐existing maternal antisocial behaviours on infant neurodevelopment: A pilot study. Infant and Child Development, 27(1), e2049.

Currie, L. M., Woolcott, C. G., Fell, D. B., Armson, B. A., & Dodds, L. (2014). The association between physical activity and maternal and neonatal outcomes: a prospective cohort. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18(8), 1823-1830.

Pajer, K. A., Gardner, W., Lourie, A., Chang, C. N., Wang, W., & Currie, L. (2014). Physical child abuse potential in adolescent girls: associations with psychopathology, maltreatment, and attitudes toward child-bearing. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 59(2), 98-106.

Currie, L., Dodds, L., Shea, S., Flowerdew, G., McLean, J., Walker, R., & Vincer, M. (2012). Investigation of test characteristics of two screening tools in comparison with a gold standard assessment to detect developmental delay at 36 months: A pilot study. Paediatrics & child health, 17(10), 549-552.
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