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Dr. Bruce Reeder Professor Emeritus, Community Health and Epidemiology

Research Areas

  • Global health and the One Health approach
  • Epidemiology and control of infectious diseases: Ebola Virus Disease, vaccine-preventable diseases, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS,.
  • Prevention of obesity, cardiovascular disease, and the promotion of physical activity
  • Complex adaptive systems and systems thinking

Selected Publications

Sharma A, Heijenberg N, Clement P, Bolongei J, Reeder B, Tamba A et al.  Evidence for a decrease in transmission of Ebola virus – Lofa County, Liberia, June 8 – November 1, 2014.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014:(63) early release.

Staiano AE , Reeder BA , Elliott S , Joffres MR , Pahwa P , Kirkland SA , Paradis G , Katzmarzyk PT.  Body mass index versus waist circumference as predictors of mortality in Canadian adults.  International Journal of Obesity, 2012;36(11).  PubMed ID: 22249224

Katzmarzyk PT , Reeder BA , Elliott S , Joffres MR , Pahwa P , Raine KD , Kirkland SA , Paradis G.  Body mass index and risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and all-cause mortality. Canadian Journal of Public Health = Revue canadienne de santé publique, 2012:103(2).  PubMed ID: 22530540

Leis K.S., Reeder B.A., Chad K.E., Spink K.S., Fisher K.L., Bruner B.G.  The relationship of chronic disease and demographic variables to physical activity in a sample of women aged 65 – 79 years.  Women and Health 2010; 50:459-474.

Proctor P., Lake D., Jewell L., Racine L., D’Eon M., Reeder B.A..  Influencing Student Beliefs about Poverty and Health through Community-Based Educational Experiences. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education 2010;1.2:145-158.

Kesäniemi Y.A., Riddoch C.J., Reeder B.A., Blair S.N., Sørensen T.I.A..  Advancing the future of physical activity guidelines in Canada: an independent expert panel interpretation of the evidence.  International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010,7:41.

 Premkumar, K., Ross, A.G., Lowe, J., Troy, C., Bolster, C. Reeder, B.A.  Technology-enhanced learning of community health in undergraduate medical education.  Canadian Journal of Public Health 2010;101(2):165-70.

 Casson, A.G., Madani, K., Mann, S., Zhao, R., Reeder, B.A., Lim, H.J.  Does previous fundoplication alter the surgical approach to esophageal adenocarcinoma.  European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery 2008;34:1097-1102.

Spink, K.S., Reeder, B., Chad, K., Wilson, K., Nickel, D.  Examining Physician Counselling to Promote the Adoption of Physical Activity.  Canadian Journal of Public Health, 99(1):26-30, January–February, 2008.

Temple, B., Janzen, B.L., Chad, K., Bell, G., Reeder, B.A., Martin, L.  The Health Benefits of a Physical Activity Program for Older Adults Living in Congregate Housing.  The Canadian Journal of Public Health, 99(1),36-40, January-February, 2008.

Reeder, B.A., Chad K.E., Harrison E.L., Ashworth N.L., Sheppard M.S., Fisher K.L., Bruner B.G., Quinn B.G., Pahwa P., Hossain M.A.  Saskatoon in motion: class vs. home-based exercise intervention for older adults with chronic health conditions.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 5, 74-87, 2008.

Reeder, B.A., Katzmarzyk P.T.  Prevention of obesity in adults. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 176(8):online 92-94, 2007 April 10.

D’eon, M., Proctor, P., Reeder, B.A. Comparing two cooperative small group formats used with physical therapy and medical students.  Innovation in Education and Teaching International, 44(1):31-44, 2007 February.

Chad, K.E., Reeder, B.A., Harrison, E.L. Ashworth, N.L., Sheppard, M.S., Schultz, S.L., Lindstrom, B.G., Fisher, K.L., and Lawson, J.A.  Profile of physical activity levels in community dwelling older adults.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, (October 2005).

MacMillan, H.L., Patterson, C.J.S., Wathen, C.N., Feightner, J.W., Bessette, P., Elford, R.W., Feig, D.S., Langley, J., Palda, V.A., Reeder, B. A., Walton, R.. Screening for depression in primary care: recommendation statement from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 172(1):33-5, 2005 Jan 4.

Lindstrom, B., Chad, K., Ashworth, N., Dunphy B., Harrison, E.,  Reeder, B., Schultz, S., Sheppard, S., Fisher, K. (2004). Effectiveness of recruitment strategies for a physical activity intervention in older adults with chronic diseases. Journal of Physical Activity & Health

Ashworth, NL, Chad, KE., Harrison, EL, Marshall, SC, Reeder, BA.  Home versus  center-based physical activity programs for older adults (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 1, 2005. Oxford: Update Software.

K.D Hall, A.M. Stephen, B.A. Reeder, N. Muhajarine, G. Lasiuk. Diet, obesity and education in three age groups of Saskatchewan women. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. 64(4):181-8, 2003 Winter.

T. Le, A. Leis, P. Pahwa, K. Wright, K. Ali, B. Reeder, L. Hopkins, M.F. Fung. Quality-of-life evaluations in patients with ovarian cancer during chemotherapy treatment. Gynecologic Oncology. 92(3):839-44, 2004 Mar.

T. Le, A. Leis, P. Pahwa, K. Wright, K. Ali, B. Reeder. Quality of life issues in patients with ovarian cancer and their caregivers: a review. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey. 58(11):749-58, 2003 Nov.

T. Le, A. Leis, P. Pahwa, K. Wright, K. Ali, B. Reeder, Kinderchuk M, Ward K. Quality of life evaluations of caregivers of ovarian cancer patients during chemotherapy treatment. Gynaecology.   627-631, 2004 July. 2004, 1, 259-269