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Research interests

Topics of research interest include global health, health promotion of vulnerable adolescents and young adults, and prevention science, using mixed methods to advance knowledge and improve health.

External positions

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Forensic Nursing

2016 → …

Member, International Association of Forensic Nurses


Research interests

  • global health
  • health promotion
  • personalization
  • vulnerable young adults and adolescents
  • sexual violence

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Projects 2009 2022

Research Output 1996 2019

First- and Second-Hand Experiences of Enacted Stigma Among LGBTQ Youth

Gower, A. L., Valdez, C. A. B., Watson, R. J., Eisenberg, M. E., Mehus, C. J., Saewyc, E. M., Corliss, H. L., Sullivan, R. & Porta, C. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of School Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Smoking behaviours among heterosexual and sexual minority youth? Findings from 15 years of provincially representative data

Fish, J. N., Watson, R. J., Gahagan, J., Porta, C. M., Beaulieu-Prévost, D. & Russell, S. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 38, 1, p. 101-110 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bi-National cross-validation of an evidence-based conduct problem prevention model

Porta, C. M., Bloomquist, M. L., Garcia-Huidobro, D., Gutiérrez, R., Vega, L., Balch, R., Yu, X. & Cooper, D. K., Apr 1 2018, In : Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 24, 2, p. 231-241 11 p.

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