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Dr. Nancy Lightfoot

Dr. Nancy Lightfoot
Secretary, CROSH
Associate Professor, School of Rural and Northern Health
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON, CND, P3E 2C6
Phone: 705-675-1151 ext. 3972
E-Mail: nlightfoot@laurentian.ca

 

Research Focus:

Dr. Nancy Lightfoot is an epidemiologist trained in community health with interest in issues relevant to rural and northern health; environmental health (e.g., emergency preparedness for, and health effects of, wildfires; other types of emergency preparedness; recreational water quality; environmental health policy); risk factors for various chronic diseases; occupational health (e.g., quality of worklife; recruitment and retention of health care professionals; risk factors for chronic diseases; mortality and cancer incidence surveillance); and medical ethics. Some of her current studies include studies of the respiratory health and emotional impact of wildfires, and community preparedness for wildfires; client satisfaction with the Sudbury satellite congenital heart disease clinic and impact of long distance travel for care; and mortality and cancer incidence in nickel workers.

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