Dr. Brent Moloughney

Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

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"Community designs that favour pedestrians, cyclists and public transit use support the public’s health by integrating physical activity into daily life."

Areas of Expertise

  • chronic disease prevention
  • health promotion

Academic Degrees and Accreditations

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Master of Science (Epidemiology), University of Ottawa
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Canada 

PHO Research Interests

  • healthy built environment
  • creating supportive environments for health
  • healthy public policy
  • workforce development
  • public health system design and performance

PHO Research Activities

  • collaborating on healthy built environment/walkability initiatives 
  • collaborating on development of a perinatal mental health toolkit

Selected Publications

  1. Moloughney BW, Bursey G, Fortin R, Morais M, Dang K. A multi-component intervention to encourage stair use in municipal buildings. Am J Health Promot. 2018 [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Moloughney BW, Moore K, Dagnone D, Strong D. The development of national entrustable professional activities to inform the training and assessment of public health and preventive medicine residents. Can Med Educ J. 2017; 8(3): e71-80.
  3. Moloughney BW, Bursey GE, Neumann J, et al. Incorporating consideration of health impacts into land use development approval processes: development of a health background study framework. Can J Public Health. 2015; 106(Suppl 1): e533-9.
  4. Moloughney BW. Public health readiness and role in transformation to a community-based primary healthcare system. Healthc Pap. 2014; 13(3): 64-70.
  5. Medical Officers of Health in the GTHA. Improving health by design in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area. Hamilton, ON: Medical Officers of Health in the GTHA; 2014.

View more publications by Dr. Brent Moloughney on PubMed.gov

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Updated 1 Oct 2019