Patti-Jean (PJ) Naylor

Patti-Jean (PJ) Naylor
Position
Emeritus Professor and Scientist
Contact
Office: MCK 0024b
Credentials

PhD (Victoria)

Area of expertise

Socio-ecological and setting-based approaches to health promotion; obesity and chronic disease prevention; dissemination, knowledge translation/exchange; implementation and organizational capacity

Description

Dr. PJ Naylor is a professor.  Her areas of research are socio-ecological and setting-based approaches to health promotion; obesity and chronic disease prevention; dissemination, knowledge translation/exchange; implementation and organizational capacity.  She coordinates the knowledge translation and dissemination laboratory.

Courses taught

  • EPHE 253 Program Planning
  • EPHE 351 Community and Population Health
  • EPHE 573 Research Methods

Research interests

  • Socio-ecological and setting-based approaches to health promotion
  • Obesity and chronic disease prevention
  • Dissemination, knowledge translation/exchange
  • implementation and organizational capacity

Selected publications

Cassandra Lane*, Valerie Carson, Kayla Morton*, Kendra Reno, Chris Wright*, Madison Predy, and Patti-Jean Naylor (2021). A real world feasibility study of the PLAYshop: a brief intervention to facilitate parent engagement in developing their child’s physical literacy. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 7:113 Published on: 26 May 2021

Perdew, M*., Liu, S., Rhodes, RE, Ball, G., Masse, LC, Hartrick, T., Strange, K., Naylor, PJ. (2021). The Effectiveness of a Blended In-Person and Online Family-Based Childhood Obesity Management Program. Childhood Obesity, 17(1), 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2020.0236

Dana Lee Olstad, Kim D Raine, Rachel JL Prowse*, Dona Tomlin, Sara F Kirk, Jessie-Lee D McIsaac, Louise C Mâsse, M. Susan Caswell*, Rhona M Hanning, Todd Milford, Patti-Jean Naylor (2019). Eat, Play, Live: A randomized controlled trial within a natural experiment examining the role of nutrition policy and capacity building in improving food environments in recreation and sport facilities International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, (2019) 16:51 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-019-0811-8

Naylor, Patti-Jean, Mckay, Heather A., Valente, Maria, Masse, Louise, C. (2015) A mixed-methods exploration of implementation of a comprehensive school healthy eating model one year after scale-up. Public Health Nutrition doi:10.1017/S1368980015001482