Harvey Skinner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of internet access: barrier behind internet use statistics
    Harvey Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building, Ont, M5S 1A8 Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 57:875-80. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Promoting Arab and Israeli cooperation: peacebuilding through health initiatives
    Harvey Skinner
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 365:1274-7. 2005
  3. pmc How adolescents use technology for health information: implications for health professionals from focus group studies
    Harvey Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 5:e32. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Dares to addiction: youth definitions and perspectives on gambling
    Harvey Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, McMurrich Building, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 1 A8
    Can J Public Health 95:264-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Falling through the cracks of the big cities: who is meeting the needs of HIV-positive youth?
    Sarah Flicker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:308-12. 2005
  6. pmc HIV-positive youth's perspectives on the Internet and e-health
    Sarah Flicker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 6:e32. 2004
  7. pmc Challenges of internet recruitment: a case study with disappointing results
    Malcolm Koo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Building bridges of understanding through continuing education and professional development of Arabs and Israelis
    Arnold M Noyek
    Peter A Silverman Centre for International Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, and International Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 25:68-75. 2005
  9. pmc Improving Web searches: case study of quit-smoking Web sites for teenagers
    Malcolm Koo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, McMurrich Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 5:e28. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Youth social action: building a global latticework through information and communication technologies
    Charlotte Lombardo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Health Promot Int 17:363-71. 2002

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of internet access: barrier behind internet use statistics
    Harvey Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building, Ont, M5S 1A8 Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 57:875-80. 2003
    ..This is imperative for addressing the digital divide affecting populations both within countries and globally between countries...
  2. ncbi request reprint Promoting Arab and Israeli cooperation: peacebuilding through health initiatives
    Harvey Skinner
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 365:1274-7. 2005
    ..Lessons learned from this experience and the model provide direction for ways that health professionals can contribute to peacebuilding...
  3. pmc How adolescents use technology for health information: implications for health professionals from focus group studies
    Harvey Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 5:e32. 2003
    ..Yet, they are typically the early adopters of new technology (eg, the Internet). This creates important opportunities for engaging youths via eHealth...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dares to addiction: youth definitions and perspectives on gambling
    Harvey Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, McMurrich Building, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 1 A8
    Can J Public Health 95:264-7. 2004
    ..Although youth are a potentially vulnerable group, little is known about what they understand and if they are being affected by the recent increase in gambling...
  5. ncbi request reprint Falling through the cracks of the big cities: who is meeting the needs of HIV-positive youth?
    Sarah Flicker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:308-12. 2005
    ..As of June 30, 2002, more than 13,000 youth and young adults had tested positive for HIV in Canada. Despite this prevalence, there is a lack of resources for Canadian HIV-positive youth...
  6. pmc HIV-positive youth's perspectives on the Internet and e-health
    Sarah Flicker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 6:e32. 2004
    ..Globally, half of all new HIV infections occur among young people. Despite this incidence, there is a profound lack of resources for HIV-positive youth...
  7. pmc Challenges of internet recruitment: a case study with disappointing results
    Malcolm Koo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e6. 2005
    ..This paper summarizes our experiences from 2 studies in which we attempted to recruit teenagers on the Internet for a questionnaire study to evaluate a smoking-cessation website...
  8. ncbi request reprint Building bridges of understanding through continuing education and professional development of Arabs and Israelis
    Arnold M Noyek
    Peter A Silverman Centre for International Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, and International Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 25:68-75. 2005
    ..Larger scale international prospects for educational programming, extending beyond the health sector, are ways of addressing the primary determinants of health and creating social capital...
  9. pmc Improving Web searches: case study of quit-smoking Web sites for teenagers
    Malcolm Koo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, McMurrich Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 5:e28. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the characteristics of Web sites returned by simple Web searches for information about smoking cessation for teenagers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Youth social action: building a global latticework through information and communication technologies
    Charlotte Lombardo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Health Promot Int 17:363-71. 2002
    ..ICT enables new and expanded ways of connecting youth to express and share their experiences, which is a key success factor for social action initiatives...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethical dilemmas in research on Internet communities
    Sarah Flicker
    TeenNet Project, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 14:124-34. 2004
    ..Drawing on the ethical principles of autonomy, nonmaleficence, justice, and beneficence, the authors present practical guidelines for resolving ethical dilemmas in research on Internet communities...
  12. pmc China: tobacco museum's "smoky" health information
    Shanta Varma
    Tob Control 14:4-5. 2005