• ARCH Lab Contributes to Study of CBT

    A paper by Van Lieshout et al. entitled, “Evaluating the effectiveness of a brief group cognitive behavioural therapy intervention for perinatal depression” was recently published in the Archives of Women’s Mental Health. The study tested whether group cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is effective in women with perinatal depression and psychiatric comorbidities. Eighty percent of women […]

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  • ARCH Lab has Moved!

    Dr. Ferro has recently taken up a new appointment in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Collaborations with McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital are continuing. Dr. Ferro is currently accepting graduate students—please contact him if you are interested.

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Study of Intimate Partner Violence

    A paper by Wathen et al. entitled, Trajectories for women who disclose intimate partner violence in health care settings: the key role of abuse severity was recently published in the International Journal of Public Health. In this secondary data analysis of a randomized clinical trial, women scoring positive versus negative for intimate partner violence experienced […]

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  • ARCH Lab Welcomes HHS High School Bursary Student

    The ARCH Lab was fortunate enough to welcome a Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) bursary student to the lab this summer. Chris Choi, who is going into grade 12 at Notre Dame Secondary School in the fall, was one of 15 students chosen from across Ontario for this hands-on opportunity to learn more about health research. […]

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  • Canadian Institutes for Health Research Funds Two ARCH Lab Studies

    The ARCH Lab has received funding from Canadian Institutes for Health Research to conduct two longitudinal studies on the health outcomes of youth and emerging adults. 1. Multimorbidity in Children and Youth Across the Lifecourse (MY LIFE): Dr. Ferro is the Principal Investigator on a five-year, $1.2M study that builds on the ARCH Lab’s successful […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Study of Drug-resistant Epilepsy

    A paper by Conway et al. entitled, “Correlates of health-related quality of life in children with drug resistant epilepsy” was recently published in Epilepsia. In this first study to comprehensively examine predictors of health-related quality of life in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, lower child IQ, fewer family resources, and caregiver unemployment were uniquely associated with […]

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  • ARCH Lab Student Awarded Scholarship

    Congratulations again to ARCH Lab student Rana (Ahmad) Qadeer. His Ontario Graduate Fellowship has been upgraded to an Ontario Graduate Scholarship to support his master’s research. Ahmad is using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health to examine substance use/abuse among emerging adults with chronic health conditions. He aims to produce evidence-based findings that […]

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  • ARCH Lab Alumnus Accepted to Medical School

    Congratulations to ARCH Lab alumnus, Freddy Wong who was accepted to medical school. Freddy will be attending Western University in the fall. We wish him all the best in this exciting new endeavour!

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  • ARCH Lab at Child Health Research Day

    Dr. Ferro and MSc student, Ahmad Qadeer, represented the ARCH Lab at the 8th annual Department of Pediatrics Child Health Research Day, at McMaster University. The event showcased posters and oral presentations from undergraduate and medical students, research staff, new investigators, and faculty supervisors. Dr. Ferro was this year’s New Investigator Spotlight, presenting on “The […]

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  • ARCH Lab Student Awarded Fellowship

    Congratulations to ARCH Lab student Rana (Ahmad) Qadeer, who was awarded an Ontario Graduate Fellowship to support his master’s research. Ahmad is using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health to examine substance use/abuse among emerging adults with chronic health conditions. He aims to produce evidence-based findings that could inform policy and intervention efforts […]

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