Recent Publications

Mah CL, Knox B, Lynch M, McIntyre L. Who Is Food Insecure? Political Storytelling on Hunger, Household Food Choices, and the Construction of Archetypal Populations. J Hunger Environ Nutr 2020, DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2020.1807434

Tarasuk V, McIntyre L. Food banks can’t adequately address COVID-19 food insecurity. Policy Options Published on April 28, 2020.

Tarasuk V, McIntyre L. Food Insecurity in Canada (2020). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Nguyen DTK, McLaren L, Oekle ND, McIntyre L. Developing a framework to inform scale-up success for population health interventions: A critical interpretive synthesis of the literature. Glob Health Res Policy 2020;5(18):1-11

Wright Jr JR, McIntyre L. Misread and Mistaken: Étienne Lancereaux’s enduring legacy in the classification of diabetes mellitus. J Med Biography 2020;1-7

Wright Jr JR, McIntyre L. The fable of “The Doctor and the Goose,” by Charles Chauvin Boisclair Deléry D.M.P. J Med Biography 2020;1-9

Olstad DL, McIntyre L. Reconceptualising precision public health. BMJ Open 2019;9:e030279. doi/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030279

Jessiman-Perreault G, McIntyre L.  Household food insecurity narrows the sex gap in five adverse  mental health outcomes among Canadian adults. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019;16(3):319-334

McIntyre L, Patterson PB, Mah CL. The application of ‘valence’ to the idea of household food insecurity in Canada. Social Sci Med 2019; 220: 176-183

McIntyre L, Jessiman-Perreault G, Mah CL, Godley J. A social network analysis of Canadian food insecurity policy actors. Can J Diet Prac Res 2018;79: 1-7;

McIntyre L, Kwok C, Patten SB. The effect of child hunger on educational attainment and early childbearing outcomes in a longitudinal population sample of Canadian youth.  Paediatr Child Health 2017; 1-8. https://doi/10.1093/pch/pxx177/

McIntyre L, Wu X, Kwok C, Emery JCH. A natural experimental study of the protective effect of home ownership on household food insecurity in Canada before and after a recession (2008-2009).Can J Public Health 2017;108(2):e135-e144 Free PMC Article

Jessiman-Perreault G, McIntyre L. The household food insecurity gradient and potential reductions in adverse population mental health outcomes in Canadian adults. SSM (Social Science & Medicine)- Population Heath, May 31, 2017;

L.McIntyre, X. Wu, C. Kwok, S.B. Patten. The pervasive effect of youth self-report of hunger on depression over 6 years of follow-up. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2017;52(5):537-547  DOI: 10.1007/s00127-017-1361-5

 McIntyre L, Patterson PB, Anderson LC, Mah CL. A great or heinous idea?: Why food waste diversion renders policy discussants apoplectic. Critical Public Health. 2017;27:5, 566-576, DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2016.1258455

L. McIntyre, P.B. Patterson, C.L. Mah. 2016. A framing analysis of Canadian household food insecurity policy illustrates co-construction of an intractable problem. Critical Policy Studies. DOI: 10.1080/19460171.2016.1253491

 L. McIntyre, D. J. Dutton, C. Kwok & J. C. H. Emery. 2016. Reduction of food insecurity among low-income Canadian seniors as a likely impact of a guaranteed annual income. Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de Politique. DOI: 10.3138/cpp.2015-069

 L. McIntyre, C. Kwok, J. C. H. Emery, & D. J. Dutton. 2016. Impact of a guaranteed annual income program on Canadian seniors' physical, mental and functional health. Canadian Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.17269/CJPH.107.5372 Free PMC Article

 L. McIntyre, R. Lukic, P. B. Patterson, L. C. Anderson & C. L. Mah. 2016. Legislation Debated as Responses to Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 1995-2012. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2016.1157551

 P. B. Patterson, L. McIntyre, L. C. Anderson, C. L. Mah. 2016. Political rhetoric from Canada can inform healthy public policy argumentation. Health Promotion International. DOI: 10. 1093/heapro/daw019;

 L. McIntyre, P. B. Patterson, L. C. Anderson & C. L. Mah. 2016. Household Food Insecurity in Canada: Problem Definition and Potential Solutions in the Public Policy Domain. Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politique. DOI: 10.3139/cpp.2015-066

 L. McIntyre, D. Tougas, K. Rondeau & C. Mah. 2015. "In"-sights about food banks from a critical interpretive synthesis of the academic literature. Agriculture and Human Values. DOI: 10.1007/s10460-015-9674-z

 J. Munro, P. Patterson & L. McIntyre. 2015. "Your father is no more": Insights on guardianship and abandonment from untrapoor women heads of household in Bangladesh. Women's Studies International Forum. Vol. 53: 43-52.

 J. Munro & L. McIntyre. 2015. (Not) getting political: indigenous women and preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in West Papua. Culture, Health and Sexuality: DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2015.1070436

 L. McIntyre, X. Wu, V. Fleisch, H. Emery. 2015. Homeowner versus non-homeowner differences in household food insecurity in Canada. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment: DOI: 10.1007/s10901-015-9461-6

 L. McIntyre, J. Pow, H. Emery. 2015. A Path Analysis of Recurrently Food-Insecure Canadians Discerns Employment, Income and Negative Health Effects. Journal of Poverty: 19(1): 71-87.