Socioeconomic status and health inequality across the life course
The influence of childhood family structure on status attainment and health
Fetal origins of adult disease
Genotype-environment interactions and developmental trajectories over time
Study design and advanced statistical methods
HE 4411F, HE 4411G - Research Methodology
FN 9222A - Research Methods and Statistics
FN 9711A - Nutritional Epidemiology and Statistics
SOC 2205B - Statistics for Sociology
FN 2241B - Nutrition Throughout the Human Life Cycle
Grants and Awards
Brescia Research Grant. “Sociodemographic characteristics and birth outcomes of women
receiving midwife-led care compared to physician-led and shared models of care in
Brescia University College: Award for Excellence in Research
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). ““Evaluation of a smartphone based
intervention for improving food literacy, food purchasing, and diet quality among
youth in urban, suburban, and rural environments.”
CHRI Graduate Research Fellowship. “Evaluation of a smartphone app for improving diet
quality among youth in urban, suburban, and rural environments.”
CHRI Graduate Research Fellowship. “Evaluation of a smartphone app for improving food
purchasing behaviours among high school youth in Southwestern Ontario.”
Brescia Research Grant. “Geospatial analysis of adverse birth outcomes in Southwestern
Ontario: Examining “hotspots” and environmental factors.”
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant.
“Pilot testing a novel intervention to reduce household food waste.”
Seeding Food Innovation. “Evaluating the impacts of an innovative centrally-procured
school food program on student nutrition and the local food economy.”
2018-present, Chair, Research Ethics Board, Brescia University College
2018-present, Diploma in Dietetic Education and Practical Training (DDEPT) / Master
of Science in Foods & Nutrition (MScFN) Admissions Committee, Brescia University College
2017-present, Chair, Grievance Committee, Brescia University College
2016-2019, Learning and Teaching Committee, Brescia University College
2015-2018, Nonmedical Research Ethics Board, Western University
2015-2016, Chair, Critical Thinking Learning Outcome Working Group, Brescia University
2015-2016, Inquiry and Analysis Learning Outcome Working Group, Brescia University
2014-present, Facilitator, Research Ready Seminar Series, Brescia University College
2014-2017, Thames Valley Children’s Centre Research Advisory Committee
Woods N, Gilliland J, Seabrook JA. The influence of the built environment on adverse birth outcomes. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal
Medicine 2017; 10(3):233-248.
Gilliland JA, Shah TI, Clark A, Sibbald S, Seabrook JA. A geospatial approach to understanding inequalities in accessibility to primary
care among vulnerable populations. PLoS ONE 2019; 14(1):e0210113.
Charbonneau KD, Seabrook JA. Adverse birth outcomes associated with types of eating disorders: A review. In Press:
Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.
Smith A, Twynstra J, Seabrook JA. Antenatal depression and offspring health outcomes. In Press: Obstetric Medicine.
Seabrook JA, Smith A, Clark AF, Gilliland JA. Geospatial analyses of adverse birth outcomes in
Southwestern Ontario: Examining the impact of environmental factors. Environmental Research 2019; 172:18-26.
Buttazzon A, Clark A, Seabrook JA, Gilliland JA. Promoting active school travel in elementary schools: A regional case
study of the school travel planning intervention. Journal of Transport and Health 2019; 12:206-219.
Horne J, Gilliland J, O’Connor, Seabrook J, Hannaberg P, Madill J. Study protocol of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
incorporated into the Group Lifestyle Balance™ program: the nutrigenomics, overweight/obesity
and weight management trial (the NOW trial). BMC Public Health 2019; 19(1):310.
Seabrook JA, Woods N, Clark A, de Vrijer B, Penava D, Gilliland J. The association between alcohol
outlet accessibility and adverse birth outcomes: A retrospective cohort study. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 2018; 11(1):71-77.