Laurie Chan

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Laurie Chan
Full Professor

GNN 180C

Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 7116

Work E-mail: laurie.chan@uOttawa.ca

CHAN, Laurie

Biography

My research interests focus on toxicology, environmental health, nutrition and the environment of indigenous peoples; chemical, biological and biochemical processes involved in the metabolism and toxicity of environmental and nutritional contaminants; effects of trace element deficiency; effects of contaminants in the ecosystem; and risk assessment.

Selected publications:
  • Schuster, R.C., Wein, E.E., Dickson, C., Chan, H.M. Importance of traditional foods for the food security of two First Nations communities in the Yukon, Canada. Int. J., Circumpolar Health, Jun; 70(3): 286-300, 2011
  • Wesche, S.D., Chan, H.M. Adapting to the impacts of climate change on food security among Inuit in the Western Canadian Artic. Ecohealth., 7(3): 361-73, 2010
  • Tian, W., Egeland, G.M., Sobol, I., Chan, H.M. Mercury hair concentrations and dietary exposure among Inuit preschool children in Nunavut, Canada. Environ. Int., 37(1): 42-8, 2010
  • Ostertag, S.K., Chan, H.M., Moisey, J., Dabeka, r., Tittlemier, S.A. Historic dietary exposure to perfluorooctane sulfonate, perfluorinated carboxylates, and fluorotelomer unsaturated carboxylates from the consumption of store-bought and restaurant foods or the Canadian population. J. Agric. Food Chem., 57: 8534-44, 2009
  • Ostertag, S.K., Chan, H.M., Moisey, J., Dabeka, r., Tittlemier, S.A. Historic dietary exposure to perfluorooctane sulfonate, perfluorinated carboxylates, and fluorotelomer unsaturated carboxylates from the consumption of store-bought and restaurant foods or the Canadian population. J. Agric. Food Chem., 57: 8534-44, 2009

Fields of Interest

  • Toxicology
  • Environmental health
  • Aboriginal peoples
  • Nutrition
  • Mercury
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