Terrance J. Wade, PhD

Professor, Health Sciences

Office: STH 317
905 688 5550 x4146

My research takes a population perspective, focusing on the social and structural determinants of mental and physical health and behaviour across the life course with an emphasis on children. My work is interdisciplinary in nature linking social determinants to physiological development.

  • Social-Structural Determinants of Physiological Development
  • Healthy Youth Development; Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Canadian Society for the Sociology of Health (CSSH-SCSS)
  • Canadian Academy of Psychiatric Epidemiology (CAPE)

Klassen S, Chirico D, O’Leary DD, Cairney J, Wade TJ. (2016). Linking Systemic Arterial Stiffness among Adolescents to Adverse Childhood Experiences. Child Abuse & Neglect, 56, 1-10.

Cairney J, Clinton J, Veldhuizen S, Rodriguez C, Missiuna C, Wade TJ, Szatmari P, Kertoy M. (2016). Evaluation of the Revised Nipissing District Developmental Screening (NDDS) Tool for Use in General Population Samples of Infants and Children. BMC Pediatrics, 16:42.

Lackner C, Santesso D, Gorodetsky E, Ernst M, Dywan J, Wade TJ, Segalowitz S. Dopaminergic genotypes moderate the association between frontal ERPs and self-regulation in adolescents. Biological Psychology, in press.

Clark H, Camiré M, Wade TJ, Cairney J. Sport participation and its association with social and psychological factors known to predict substance use and abuse among youth: a scoping review of the literature. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, in press, June 2015. 10.1080/1750984X.2015.1068829

Veldhuizen S, Clinton J, Rodriguez C, Wade TJ, Cairney J. (2014). Concurrent validity of the Ages and Stages Questionnaires in a general population sample. Academic Pediatrics 01/2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2014.08.0026.

Phillips AA, Chirico D, Coverdale NS, Fitzgibbon LK, Shoemaker JK, Wade TJ, Cairney J, O’Leary DD. (2015). The association between arterial properties and blood pressure in children. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 40, 72-78.7.

Chirico D, Wade TJ, Cairney J, Klentrou P, O’Leary DD. (2014). Evidence of a hyperkinetic state in children with elevated blood pressure. Annals of Human Biology, 0, 1-7. DOI: 10.3109/03014460.20148.

Veldhuizen S, Rodriguez C, Wade TJ, Cairney J. (2014). Misclassification due to age grouping in measures for child development. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 0, 1-5, doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-3065489.

Veldhuizen S, Wade TJ, Cairney J, Faught B, Hay J. (2014) When and for whom are relative age effects important? Evidence from a simple test of cardiorespiratory fitness. American Journal of Human Biology, Jul-Aug 26(4):476-80. doi:10.1002/ajhb.22550. Epub 2014 May 6.10.

Lackner CL, Santesso DL, Dywan J, Wade TJ, Segalowitz SJ. (2014). Event-related Potentials Elicited to Performance Feedback in High-Shy and Low-Shy Adolescents. Infant and Child Development, 23, 283-294. DOI: 10.1002/icd.186511.

Lackner, CL., Marshall, W. J., Santesso, D. L., Dywan, J, Wade, T. J. & Segalowitz, S. J. (2014). Adolescent Anxiety and Aggression can be Differentially Predicted by Electrocortical Phase Reset Variables. Brain and Cognition, 89, 90-98.12.

Pretty C, Cairney J, O’Leary DD, Wade TJ. (2013). Adverse childhood experiences and the cardiovascular health of children. BMC Pediatrics, BMC Pediatrics, 13:208. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-13-208. URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2431/13/20813.

Cairney J, Veldhuizen S, Vigod S, Wade TJ, Streiner D, Kurdyak P. (2014). Exploring the Social Determinants Of Mental Health Service Use Using Intersectionality Theory And CART Analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 68, 145-150. doi:10.1136/jech-2013-20312014.

Lackner, C.L., Santesso, D.L., Dywan, J., Wade, T.J., Segalowitz, S.J. (2013). Electrocortical Indices of Selective Attention Predict Adolescent Executive Functioning. Biological Psychology, 93, 325-333, DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.03.00115.

Reid G.J., Stewart M., Vingilis E., Dozois D.J.A., Wetmore S., Dickie G., Jordan J., Osmun T., Wade T.J, Brown J.B., & Zaric G.S. (2013). Randomized trial of distance-based treatment for young children with discipline problems seen in primary care. Family Practice, 30, 14-24.16.

Ludwa I.A., D.D. O’Leary, T.J. Wade, J. Cairney, B. Falk, and P. Klentrou. (2013). The effect of adiposity on the relationship between indicators of maturity in peri-pubertal children. Annals of Human Biology, 40(1), 70-74.17.

Liu J, Hay J, Faught B, Wade TJ, Cairney J, Merchant AT, Trevisan M. Family eating and activity habits, diet quality and preadolescent overweight and obesity. Public Health, 2012, 126(6), 532-534 (Epub 2012 May 5)18.

Coverdale NS, Fitzgibbon LK, Reid GJ, Wade TJ, Cairney J, O’Leary DD. Baroreflex sensitivity is associated with sleep-related breathing problems in adolescents. Journal of Pediatrics, 2012, 160(4), 610-614 (Epub 2011 Nov 5)

  • Health of Canadian Society
  • Child Health
  • Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods
  • Past Canada Research Chair in Youth and Wellness