• ARCH Lab Contributes to Three Studies in Low Birth Weight Children

    Working with investigators from the Extremely Low Birth Weight Cohort at McMaster University, two papers were recently published in Development and Psychopathology. The first, entitled, “Early developmental influences on self-esteem trajectories from adolescence through adulthood: impact of birth weight and motor skills” found that early motor skill development may exert differential effects on self-esteem, depending […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Study of Psychiatric Evaluation

    A paper by Duncan et al. entitled, “Psychometric evaluation of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview for Children and Adolescents (MINI-KID)” was recently published in Psychological Assessment. Using both a population and clinical sample of children and youth, the psychometric properties of the MINI-KID were found to be robust. These findings, in addition to the brevity […]

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  • ARCH Lab’s Research Showcased

    Following up his recent appointment as the Canada Research Chair in Youth Mental Health, Dr. Ferro’s program of research was showcased by the University of Waterloo. The spotlight focused on the work being doing in the MY LIFE study to examine the biological mechanisms that could help explain the increased risk of mental disorder among […]

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  • Dr. Ferro Receives Award

    At an awards dinner in Washington, D.C., Dr. Ferro was selected as the 2017 Junior Investigator of Year by the Canadian League Against Epilepsy (CLAE). The award, presented by Dr. Jorge Burneo (President of CLAE, left) honours a CLAE member within five years of their first academic appointment for outstanding research contributions in epilepsy. During […]

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  • ARCH Lab Student Presents at Research Day

    Undergraduate student, Emily Kornelsen, represented the ARCH Lab well at this year’s School of Public Health and Health Systems Research Day. In usual fashion, Emily gave an excellent presentation to faculty and fellow students. Well done, Emily!

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  • Dr. Ferro Profiled by CIHR

    As part of the Canada 150 celebration, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) launched the Celebrating Health Research storybook—150 stories from researchers about why they pursued a career in health research, the health problems they are tackling, and the new scientific knowledge they are creating. Dr. Ferro’s work on youth multimorbidity, particularly as it […]

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  • Dr. Ferro Appointed New Canada Research Chair

    Dr. Ferro has been appointed the Canada Research Chair in Youth Mental Health by the Government of Canada. This five-year appointment, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, will support Dr. Ferro’s program of research aimed at understanding the multilevel determinants and psychosocial outcomes associated with multimorbidity—the occurrence of physical and mental health problems […]

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  • ARCH Lab Represented at the Canadian Student Leadership Conference

    Co-hosted by the University of Waterloo, the Canadian Student Leadership Conference provides outstanding secondary school students opportunities to develop an innovative spirit through a variety of keynote speakers and workshops. ARCH Lab hosted a workshop which challenged students to develop innovative public health strategies aimed at improve both the physical and mental health of youth. […]

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  • ARCH Lab Welcomes its Newest Member

    ARCH Lab is proud to announce the arrival of Theodore Matthew Lee Zelman. Theodore was born on September 22 and is the son of Jessica, ARCH Lab’s Project Manager, and her husband Jason.

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Two Studies of Quality of Life in Children with Epilepsy

    Two papers by Sajobi et al. were recently published in Epilepsy & Behavior. The first, entitled, “Multivariate trajectories across multiple domains of health-related quality of life in children with new-onset epilepsy” delineated heterogeneous trajectories of quality of life in children newly diagnosed with epilepsy over a two-year period. Notably, while trajectory groups typically showed improved […]

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