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Faculty Member

Elaina MacIntyre PhD

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
(647) 260-7506
Office Address
Public Health Ontario 480 University Avenue, Suite 300 Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2
Occupational & Environmental Health Division
Adjunct Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member

Research Interests

  • Environmental epidemiology & exposure assessment
  • Environmental health surveillance
  • Non-communicable disease clusters
  • Critical appraisal & risk communication

– Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2012), School of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia & Institute of Epidemiology, German Research Center for Environmental Health
– PhD (2010), Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia
– BSc (2002), Microbiology & Immunology, Dalhousie University

Epidemiologist Specialist, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Health Ontario

– Introduction to Public Health Sciences (CHL5004H) Traffic-related air pollution case study
– Environmental Epidemiology (CHL5416H)
– Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series

MacIntyre E, Khanna S, Darychuk A, et al. Evidence synthesis – Evaluating risk communication during extreme weather and climate change: a scoping review. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2019 Apr;39(4):142-156.
Hüls A, Klümper C, MacIntyre EA, Bet al. Atopic dermatitis: Interaction between genetic variants of GSTP1, TNF, TLR2, and TLR4 and air pollution in early life. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2018 Sep;29(6):596-605.
Drudge C, Johnson J, MacIntyre E, et al. Exploring nighttime road traffic noise: A comprehensive predictive surface for Toronto, Canada. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2018 May;15(5):389-398.
Gref A, Kebede Merid S, Gruzieva O, et al. Genome-wide Interaction Analysis of Air   Pollution Exposure and Childhood Asthma with Functional Follow-up. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May;195(10):1373-1383.
Fuertes E, MacIntyre E, Agius R, et al. Associations between particulate matter elements and early-life pneumonia in seven birth cohorts: results from the ESCAPE and TRANSPHORM projects. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2014 Nov;217(8):819-29.
MacIntyre EA, Brauer M, Melén E, et al. GSTP1 and TNF Gene variants and associations between air pollution and incident childhood asthma: the traffic, asthma and genetics (TAG) study. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Apr;122(4):418-24.
MacIntyre EA, Gehring U, Mölter A, et al. Air pollution and respiratory infections during early childhood: an analysis of 10 European birth cohorts within the ESCAPE Project. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jan;122(1):107-13.
Fuertes E, Brauer M, MacIntyre E, et al. Childhood allergic rhinitis, traffic-related air pollution, and variability in the GSTP1, TNF, TLR2, and TLR4 genes: results from the TAG Study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Aug;132(2):342-52.
MacIntyre EA, Carlsten C, MacNutt M, et al. Traffic, asthma and genetics: combining international birth cohort data to examine genetics as a mediator of traffic-related air pollution’s impact on childhood asthma. Eur J Epidemiol. 2013 Jul;28(7):597-606.
MacIntyre EA, Heinrich J. Otitis media in infancy and the development of asthma and atopic disease [invited review]. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2012 Dec;12(6):547-50.
MacIntyre EA, Karr CJ, Koehoorn M, et al. Residential air pollution and otitis media during the first two years of life. Epidemiology. 2011 Jan;22(1):81-9.
MacIntyre EA, Chen CM, Herbarth O, et al. Early-life otitis media and incident atopic disease at school age in a birth cohort. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Dec;29(12):e96-9.
Macintyre EA, Karr CJ, Koehoorn M, et al. Otitis media incidence and risk factors in a population-based birth cohort. Paediatr Child Health. 2010 Sep;15(7):437-42.