Tracey L O'Sullivan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Disaster and emergency management: Canadian nurses' perceptions of preparedness on hospital front lines
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:s11-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Unraveling the complexities of disaster management: A framework for critical social infrastructure to promote population health and resilience
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 35 University Private, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 93:238-46. 2013
  3. doi request reprint "We don't have a back-up plan": an exploration of family contingency planning for emergencies following stroke
    Tracey O'Sullivan
    Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 51:531-51. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Support for families coping with stroke or dementia: special considerations for emergency management
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa and Elisabeth Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 134:197-201. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint If schools are closed, who will watch our kids? Family caregiving and other sources of role conflict among nurses during large-scale outbreaks
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:321-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary physical activity counseling in primary care: a qualitative inquiry of the patient experience
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    University of Ottawa and Elizabeth Bruyère Research Institute, Canada
    J Health Psychol 15:362-72. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Impact of integrating a physical activity counsellor into the primary health care team: physical activity and health outcomes of the Physical Activity Counselling randomized controlled trial
    Michelle S Fortier
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:503-14. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Ready, aye ready? Support mechanisms for healthcare workers in emergency planning: a critical gap analysis of three hospital emergency plans
    Carol A Amaratunga
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Women s Health Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Disaster Med 2:195-210. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Are we ready? Evidence of support mechanisms for Canadian health care workers in multi-jurisdictional emergency planning
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Women s Health Research Unit, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:358-63. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Infectious respiratory disease outbreaks and pregnancy: occupational health and safety concerns of Canadian nurses
    Karen P Phillips
    Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 26:114-21. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Disaster and emergency management: Canadian nurses' perceptions of preparedness on hospital front lines
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:s11-8. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Unraveling the complexities of disaster management: A framework for critical social infrastructure to promote population health and resilience
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 35 University Private, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 93:238-46. 2013
    ..Seven action recommendations are presented, to promote community resilience and population health. ..
  3. doi request reprint "We don't have a back-up plan": an exploration of family contingency planning for emergencies following stroke
    Tracey O'Sullivan
    Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 51:531-51. 2012
    ..Furthermore, they assumed formal respite services or long-term care would be available should the need arise. Despite increased awareness over time, most caregivers had not devised contingency plans at 6 months...
  4. doi request reprint Support for families coping with stroke or dementia: special considerations for emergency management
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa and Elisabeth Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 134:197-201. 2009
    ..Preparedness interventions should focus on building resilience and encourage families to explore possibilities for respite care as well as other standard strategies to ensure self-sufficiency in the early phases of a disaster...
  5. ncbi request reprint If schools are closed, who will watch our kids? Family caregiving and other sources of role conflict among nurses during large-scale outbreaks
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:321-5. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary physical activity counseling in primary care: a qualitative inquiry of the patient experience
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    University of Ottawa and Elizabeth Bruyère Research Institute, Canada
    J Health Psychol 15:362-72. 2010
    ..They favored the tailored approach and felt the strategies for overcoming PA barriers were helpful...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of integrating a physical activity counsellor into the primary health care team: physical activity and health outcomes of the Physical Activity Counselling randomized controlled trial
    Michelle S Fortier
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:503-14. 2011
    ..Between-group differences were found for body composition in that the intensive-counselling patients decreased more. A multisite randomized controlled trial with a longer intensive intervention and follow-up is warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ready, aye ready? Support mechanisms for healthcare workers in emergency planning: a critical gap analysis of three hospital emergency plans
    Carol A Amaratunga
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Women s Health Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Disaster Med 2:195-210. 2007
    ..Three years after SARS, this article presents a critical analysis of the gaps of three hospital pandemic influenza plans in the context of established organizational supports for healthcare workers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are we ready? Evidence of support mechanisms for Canadian health care workers in multi-jurisdictional emergency planning
    Tracey L O'Sullivan
    Women s Health Research Unit, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:358-63. 2007
    ..Here we focus on the identification and evaluation of existing support mechanisms incorporated within emergency plans across various jurisdictional levels...
  10. doi request reprint Infectious respiratory disease outbreaks and pregnancy: occupational health and safety concerns of Canadian nurses
    Karen P Phillips
    Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 26:114-21. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Household emergency preparedness: a literature review
    Joelle Levac
    Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Community Health 37:725-33. 2012
    ..In particular, the construct of social capital and how it can be used to foster individual and community capacity in emergency situations requires further study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Explaining the social gradient in health in Canada: using the National Population Health Survey to examine the role of stressors
    Heather M Orpana
    Institute of Population Health and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 11:143-51. 2004
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Psychosocial considerations about children and radiological events
    Louise Lemyre
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 142:70-6. 2010
    ..Children can become vectors of prevention, preparedness and mitigation through information and behavioural rehearsal. Special consideration must therefore be given to education, school programmes, practice rehearsal and media exposure...
  14. doi request reprint Psychosocial considerations for mass decontamination
    Louise Lemyre
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 142:17-23. 2010
    ..Implication for responders, healthcare and emergency infrastructure, public behaviour, screening processes, risk communication and media management are described...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychological Stress Measure (PSM-9): integration of an evidence-based approach to assessment, monitoring, and evaluation of stress in physical therapy practice
    Louise Lemyre
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Physiother Theory Pract 25:453-62. 2009
    ..The tool is valid and reliable and easy to administer in health care settings; it has a normal distribution, which makes it a very sensitive-to-change instrument in repeated measures to document progress...
  16. doi request reprint A social-cognitive perspective of terrorism risk perception and individual response in Canada
    Jennifer E C Lee
    GAP Santé Research Unit, Desmarais Hall, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 3217, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Risk Anal 29:1265-80. 2009
    ..Hence, findings highlight the importance of fostering a sense of coping efficacy to the effectiveness of strategies aimed at improving individual preparedness for terrorism...
  17. doi request reprint Emergency preparedness for higher risk populations: psychosocial considerations
    Louise Lemyre
    GAP Santé Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 134:207-14. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint A psychosocial risk assessment and management framework to enhance response to CBRN terrorism threats and attacks
    Louise Lemyre
    School of Psychology, Institute of Population Health, McLaughlin Centre, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:316-30. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Do stressors explain the association between income and declines in self-rated health? A longitudinal analysis of the National Population Health Survey
    Heather M Orpana
    Statistics Canada and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 14:40-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that stressors may be 1 mechanism underlying the social gradient in health...
  20. ncbi request reprint Income and psychological distress: the role of the social environment
    Heather M Orpana
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 20:21-8. 2009
    ..This article examines the relationship between lower income and the risk of experiencing high psychological distress over twelve years...
  21. ncbi request reprint The physical activity counselling (PAC) randomized controlled trial: rationale, methods, and interventions
    Michelle S Fortier
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, and The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, ON
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:1170-85. 2007
    ..We anticipate that key lessons from this study will be useful for shaping future public health interventions, theories, and research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Terrorism threats and preparedness in Canada: the perspective of the Canadian public
    Stacey Gibson
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, room 312B Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Biosecur Bioterror 5:134-44. 2007
    ..Finally, the significant relevance of these findings in shaping terrorism preparedness, both in Canada and generally, is discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint In the path of disasters: psychosocial issues for preparedness, response, and recovery
    Carol A Amaratunga
    Women s Health Research Unit, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:149-53; discussion 154-5. 2006
    ..Particular consideration needs to be directed toward differential impacts of disasters based on gender, age, and other vulnerabilities...
  24. doi request reprint Health risk perceptions as mediators of socioeconomic differentials in health behaviour
    Jennifer E C Lee
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Health Psychol 13:1082-91. 2008
    ..Findings underscore the importance of improving the social environment to fostering better lifestyle and health among disadvantaged individuals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Triangulation of self-report and investigator-rated coping indices as predictors of psychological stress: a longitudinal investigation among public utility workers
    Louise Lemyre
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Work 27:89-100. 2006
    ..While self-report cognitive approach predicted lower psychological stress, investigator-rated cognitive approach predicted greater stress. Findings underline the importance of using both types of coping indices to predict outcome...
  26. pmc Measuring psychological stress. Concept, model, and measurement instrument in primary care research
    Louise Lemyre
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 49:1159-60, 1166-8. 2003
  27. pmc Hypothesis: the research page. Integrating population health into social ecology. Role of family medicine researchers
    Louise Lemyre
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 48:1349-53. 2002