Publications

In Press

Araos, M., J. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, R. Biesbroek, and S. Moser (In press) Climate change adaptation planning for Global South megacities: The case of Dhaka. Journal of Environmental Management. On-line ahead of print.

Chen, C., J. Hellmann, L. Berrang-Ford, I. Noble, and P. Regan (In press) A global assessment of adaptation investment from the perspectives of equity and efficiency. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. On-line ahead of print.

Wright, C.J., J.M. Sargeant, V.L. Edge, J.D. Ford, K. Farahbakhsh, RICG, I. Shiwak, C. Flowers, IHACC Research Team, and S.L. Harper (In Press). Water quality and health in northern Canada: stored drinking water and acute gastrointestinal illness in Labrador Inuit. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

2017

Charette, M., L. Berrang-Ford, E.A. Llanos-Cuentas, C. Cárcamo & M. Kulkarni (2017). What caused the 2012 dengue outbreak in Pucallpa, Peru? A socio-ecological autopsy. Social Science & Medicine, 174, 122-132.

Patterson, K., L. Berrang-Ford, S. Lwasa, D.B. Namanya, J. Ford, F. Twebaze, S. Clark, B. Donnelly, IHACC Research Team, and S. Harper (2017). Seasonal variation of food security among the Batwa of Kanungu, Uganda. Public Health Nutrition. 20.1: 1-11.

Lesnikowski, A., J.D. Ford, Biesbroek, R., L. Berrang-Ford, M. Maillet, M. Araos, & S. E. Austin, (2017). What does the Paris Agreement mean for adaptation?. Climate Policy, 1-5.

Bishop-Williams, K.E., J.M. Sargeant, L. Berrang-Ford, V.L. Edge, A. Cunsolo, and S.L. Harper (2017) A protocol for a systematic literature review: comparing the impact of seasonal and meteorological parameters on acute respiratory infections in Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Systematic Reviews 6:19.

Kulkarni, M., G. Garrod, L. Berrang-Ford, I. Ssewanyana, S.L. Harper, N. Baraheberwa, B. Donnelly, K. Patterson, D. Namanya, S. Lwasa, and C. Drakeley (2017) Examination of antibody responses as a measure of exposure to malaria in the Indigenous Batwa and their non-Indigenous neighbours in southwestern Uganda. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 96:330-34.

MacVicar, S., L. Berrang-Ford, V. Steele, S.L. Harper, S. Lwasa, D.B. Namanya, S. Twesigomwe, G. Asaasira, S. Yang, IHACC Research Team, and N. Ross (2017) How seasonality and weather affect perinatal health: comparing the experiences of Indigenous and non-Indigenous mothers in Kanungu District, Uganda. Social Science & Medicine 187:39-48.

MacVicar, S., L. Berrang-Ford, S.L. Harper, Y. Huang, D.B. Namanya, and S. Yang (2017) Weather impacts on birth weight in Indigenous and non-Indigenous mothers in rural Uganda: evidence of effect modification by ethnicity. PLoS ONE 12:e0179010.

Zavaleta, C., L. Berrang-Ford, A. Llanos-Cuentas, C. Carcamo, J.D. Ford, R.Silvera, K. Patterson, G.S. Marquis, S.L. Harper, and the IHACC Research Team (2017) Indigenous Shawi communities and national food security support: right direction but not enough. Food Policy 73:75-87.

2016

Clark, D., J. Ford, and L. Berrang-Ford (2016) The role of environmental factors in search and rescue incidents in Nunavut. Public Health 137:44-9.

Ford, J., M. Maillet, V. Pouliot, A. Cavanaugh, and the IHACC Research Team (2016) Adaptation and Indigenous Peoples in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Climatic Change 139:429-43.

Labbe, J., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, B. Donnelly, S. Lwasa, D. Namanya, S. Twesigomwe, the IHACC Research Team, and S. Harper (2016) Vulnerability to the health effects of climate variability in rural southwestern Uganda. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 6:931-53.

Berrang-Ford, L., S.L. Harper, and R. Eckhardt (2016) Vector-borne diseases: reconciling the debate between climatic and social determinants. Canadian Communicable Disease Report 42:211-12.

Chen, C., J. Hellmann, L. Berrang-Ford, I. Noble, & P. Regan, (2016). A global assessment of adaptation investment from the perspectives of equity and efficiency. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change.

Austin, S., R. Biesbroek, L. Berrang-Ford, J.D. Ford, S. Parker, & M. Fleury, (2016). Public Health Adaptation to Climate Change in OECD Countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 9, 889.

Clark, D. G., J. D. Ford, T. Pearce, and L. Berrang-Ford (2016). Vulnerability to Unintentional Injuries Associated with Land-Use Activities and Search and Rescue in Nunavut, Canada. Social Science & Medicine. 169 : 18-26.

Araos M., L. Berrang-Ford, J.D. Ford, S.E. Austin, and R. Biesbroek (2016). Adaptation to climate change in large cities: a systematic global assessment. Environmental Science & Policy. 66 : 375-382.

Araos, M., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, R. Biesbroek, & S. Moser (2016). Climate change adaptation planning for Global South megacities: the case of Dhaka. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 1-15.

Bunce, A., Ford, J., Harper, S., Edge, V., and IHACC Research Team (2016). Vulnerability and adaptive capacity of Inuit women to climate change: A case study from Iqaluit, Nunavut. Natural Hazards. 83.3: 1419-1441.

Ford, J.D., S.E. Tilleard, L. Berrang-Ford, M. Araos, R. Biesbroek, A. Lesnikowski, and G.K. MacDonald (2016). Big Data Has Big Potential for Applications to Climate Change Adaptation. PNAS.  113.39: 10729-10732.

Sherman. M, L. Berrang-Ford, S. Lwasa, J. Ford, D. Namanya, A. Llanos-Cuentas, M. Maillet, S. Harper, and the IHACC Research Team (2016). Drawing the line between adaptation and development: a systematic literature review of planned adaptation in developing countries. WIREs Climate Change.  7.5 : 707-726. 

Berry, I., and L. Berrang-Ford (2016) Leishmaniasis, conflict, and political terror: a spatio-temporal analysis of global incidence. Social Science & Medicine. 167: 140-149.

Ford, J., and L. Berrang-Ford. (2016). The 4Cs of adaptation tracking: consistency, comparability, comprehensiveness, coherency. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 21:839.

Clark. S, L. Berrang-Ford, S. Lwasa, D. Namanya, IHACC Research Team, M.A Kulkarni. (2016). A Longitudinal Analysis of Mosquito Net Ownership and Use in an Indigenous Batwa Population after a Targeted Distribution. PLoS One 11:e0154808.

Donnelly, B., L. Berrang-Ford, J. Labbe, S. Twesigomwe, S. Lwasa, B.D. Namanya, S.L. Harper, M. Kulkarni, N.A. Ross, IHACC Research Team, and P. Michel (2016). Prevalence and risk factors of Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasitemia among Indigenous Batwa and non-Indigenous communities of Kanungu District, Uganda. Malaria Journal 15:254.

Lesnikowski, A., J. Ford, R. Biesbroek, L. Berrang-Ford, and J. Heymann (2016). National-level progress on adaptation. Nature Climate Change 6:261-264.

Araos, M., S. Austin, L. Berrang-Ford, and J. Ford (2016). Public Health Adaptation to Climate Change in Large Cities: A Global Baseline. International Journal of Health Services. 46:53-78.

Sherman, M., J. Ford, A Llanos-Cuentas, M-J Valdiva, IHACC research Team. (2016). Dynamic food system vulnerability and the extreme 2010-2011 floods in the Peruvian Amazon: A case study from the Ucayali region. Food Security 8:551-570.

McDonald, M.E., A. Papadopoulos, V. Edge, J. Ford, IHACC Research Team, A. Sumner, and S.L. Harper (2016) What do we know about health-related knowledge translation in the Circumpolar North? Results from a Scoping Review. International Journal of Circumpolar Health 75:31223.

 

2015

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford, R. Biesbroek, M. Araos, S.E. Austin, and A. Lesnikowski. (2015). Adaptation tracking for a post-Kyoto agreement. Nature Climate Change.

Guo, Y., Berrang-Ford, L., Ford, J., Lardeau, MP., Edge, V., Patterson K., the IHACC Research Team, and Harper, S. (2015). Seasonal prevalence and determinants of food insecurity in Iqaluit, Nunavut. International Journal of Circumpolar Health.

Harper, S.L. Edge, V.L., Ford, J., Cunsolo Willox, A., Wood, M., IHACC Research Team, Rigolet Inuit Community Government, and McEwen, S.A. (2015). Climate-sensitive health priorities in Nunatsiavut, Canada. BMC Public Health 15:605.

Harper, S.L., V.L. Edge, J. Ford, M.K. Thomas, D.L. Pearl, IHACC Research Team, RICG, and S.A. McEwen (2015) Acute gastrointestinal illness in two Inuit communities: Burden of illness in Rigolet and Iqaluit, Canada.  Epidemiology and Infection 20:1-16.

Labbé, J., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, B. Donnelly, S. Lwasa, D.B. Namanya, S. Twesigomwe, IHACC Research Team, and S. Harper (2015) Vulnerability to the health effects of climate change in rural southwestern Uganda. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. doi 10.1007/s11027-015-9635-2.

Ford, J., and L. Berrang-Ford (2015) The 4Cs of adaptation tracking: consistency, comparability, comprehensiveness, coherency. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. doi 10.1007/s11027-014-9627-7.

Farrell, M., P. Stephens, L. Berrang-Ford, J. Gittleman, and J.T. Davies (2015) The path to host extinction can lead to loss of generalist parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology 84:978-84.

Statham, S., J. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, W. Gough, R. Siewierski, and M.P. Lardeau (2015) Anomalous climatic conditions during winter 2010/11 and vulnerability of the traditional Inuit food system in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Polar Record 51: 301-317.

Kulkarni, M., L. Berrang-Ford, P. Buck, M. Drebot, L. Lindsay, and N. Ogden (2015) Major emerging vector-borne zoonotic diseases of public health importance in Canada. Emerging Microbes & Infections 4, e33; doi:10.1038/emi.2015.33.

Lesnikowski, A., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann (2015) How are we adapting to climate change? A global assessment. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 20:277-93.

Ford, J., L. Berrang-Ford, A.Bunce, C. McKay, M. Irwin and T. Pearce (2015) The current status of climate change adaptation in Africa and Asia. Regional Environmental Change 15:801-14.

Harper, S.L., V.L. Edge, J. Ford, M.K. Thomas, IHACC Research Group, RICG, S.A. McEwen (2015) Lived experience of acute gastrointestinal illness in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut: “Just suffer through it”. Social Science & Medicine 126:86-98.

Sherman, M., J. Ford, J., A. Llanos-Cuentas, M.J. Valdivia, A. Bussalleu, and the IHACC Research Group (2015). Vulnerability and adaptive capacity of community food systems in the Peruvian Amazon: A case study from Panaillo. Natural Hazards 77:2049-79.

Austin, S.E., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, M. Araos, S. Parker, and M.D. Fleury (2015) Public health adaptation to climate change in Canadian jurisdictions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12:623-51.

Harper, S.L., V.L. Edge, J. Ford, M.K. Thomas, D.L. Pearl, IHACC Research Group, RICG, S.A. McEwen (2015) Healthcare use in two Inuit communities: Acute gastrointestinal illness in Rigolet and Iqaluit, Canada.  International Journal of Circumpolar Health 74:26290.

Berrang-Ford, L., T. Pearce, and J.D. Ford (2015) Systematic review approaches for climate change adaptation research. Regional Environmental Change 15:755-69.

 

2014

Shah, L., H.W. Choi, L. Berrang-Ford, H. German, F. Krapp, C. Zamudio, S.J. Heymann,, J.S. Kaufman, A. Ciampi, C. Seas, E. Gotuzzo, and T.F. Brewer (2014) Geographic predictors of primary multidrug resistant tuberculosis cases in an endemic area of Lima, Peru. International Journal of TB and Lung Disease 18:1307-14.

McLeman, R., J. Dupre, L. Berrang-Ford, J.D. Ford, K. Gajewski, and G. Marchildon (2014) What we learned from the Dust Bowl: lessons in science, policy, and adaptation. Population and Environment 35:417-40.

Berrang-Ford, L., J.D. Ford, A. Lesnikowski, C. Poutiainen, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann. (2014) What drives national adaptation? A global assessment. Climatic Change Letters, 1-10

Lewnard JA, Berrang-Ford L, Lwasa S, Bambaiha Namanya D, Patterson KA, Donnelly B, Kulkarni MA, Harper SL, Ogden NH, Carcamo CP, Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change Research Team. (2014). Relative Undernourishment and Food Insecurity Associations with Plasmodium falciparum Among Batwa Pygmies in Uganda: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Survey. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 13-0422.

Lewnard JA, Berrang-Ford L. Internet-based partner selection and risk for unprotected anal intercourse in sexual encounters among men who have sex with men: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Sex Transm Infect. doi:10.1136/sextrans-2013-051332. Epub ahead of print 11 Feb 2014.

Hackett F, Berrang Ford L, Fèvre E, Simarro P (2014) Incorporating Scale Dependence in Disease Burden Estimates: The Case of Human African Trypanosomiasis in Uganda. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(2): e2704.

Clark, S., L. Berrang-Ford, S. Lwasa, D. Namanya, V.L. Edge, IHACC Research Team, and S. Harper (2014) The burden and determinants of self-reported acute gastrointestinal illness among an Indigenous Batwa-Pygmy population in southwestern Uganda. Epidemiology & Infection.

 

2013

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford, A. Lesnikowski, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann (2013) How to track climate change adaptation: a typology of approaches for national-level adaptation. Ecology & Society, 18(3), 40

Berrang-Ford, L., & Garton, K. (2013). Expert knowledge sourcing for public health surveillance: National tsetse mapping in uganda. Social Science and Medicine, 91, 246-255.

Farrell, M. J., Berrang-Ford, L., & Davies, T. J. (2013). The study of parasite sharing for surveillance of zoonotic diseases. Environmental Research Letters, 8(1).

Poutiainen, C., Berrang-Ford, L., Ford, J., & Heymann, J. (2013). Civil society organizations and adaptation to the health effects of climate change in canada. Public Health, 127(5), 403-409.

Lesnikowski, A. C., Ford, J. D., Berrang-Ford, L., Barrera, M., Berry, P., Henderson, J., & Heymann, S. J. (2013). National-level factors affecting planned, public adaptation to health impacts of climate change. Global Environmental Change,

Lesnikowski, A. C., Ford, J. D., Berrang-Ford, L., Barrera, M., & Heymann, J. (2013). How are we adapting to climate change? A global assessment of the state of adaptation. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 1-17.

McDowell, G., J. Ford, B. Lehner, L. Berrang-Ford, L. Sherpa (2013) Climate-related hydrological change and human vulnerability in mountain regions: A case study from Khumbu, Nepal. Regional Environmental Change.

 

2012

Berrang-Ford, L., Wamboga, C., & Kakembo, A. S. L. (2012). Trypanososma brucei rhodesiense sleeping sickness, uganda. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 18(10), 1686-1687.

Sherman, M., L. Berrang-Ford, J. Ford, C. Zavaleta, and I. Hofmeijer (2012) Balancing Indigenous principles and institutional research guidelines for informed consent procedures in Indigenous health research: a case study from the Peruvian Amazon. American Journal of Bioethics.

Hofmeijer, I., J. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, A. Llanos, C. Carcamo, C. Zavaleta, S. Lwasa, D. Namanya, J. Henderson, , and V. Edge (2012) Community vulnerability to the health effects of climate change among Indigenous populations in the Peruvian Amazon: A case study of Panaillo and Nuevo Progresso. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies For Global Change.

Berrang-Ford, L., A. Kakembo, C. Waiswa (2012) An update on T.b. rhodesiense sleeping sickness in UgandaEmerging Infectious Diseases  18:10.

Berrang-Ford, L., K. Dingle, J.D. Ford, C. Lee, S. Lwasa, D. Namanya, J. Henderson, A. Llanos, C. Carcamo, and V. Edge (2012) Vulnerability of Indigenous health to climate change: a case study of Uganda’s Batwa pygmiesSocial Science and Medicine 75:1067-77.

Eckhardt, R., L. Berrang-Ford, N.A. Ross, D.R. Pillai, and D. Buckeridge (2012) A spatial analysis of individual and neighbourhood-level determinants of adult malaria incidence in Ontario, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases 18:775-82. 

De Bono, N., N.A. Ross, and L. Berrang-Ford (2012) Does the food stamps program cause obesity? A realist review and a call for place-based research. Health and Place 18:747:56.

Paterson, J., J. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, P. Berry, A. Lesnikowski, J. Henderson, C. Poutiainen, and J. Heymann (2012) Adaptation to climate change in the Ontario public health sectorBMC Public Health 12:452.

Hongoh, V., L. Berrang-Ford, M.E. Scott, and L.R. Lindsay (2012) Expanding geographical distribution of the mosquito, Culex pipens, in Canada under climate change. Applied Geography 33:53-62.

 

2011

Berrang-Ford, L., J.D. Ford, and J.A. Paterson (2011) Are we adapting to climate change? Global Environmental Change 21(1): 25-33.

Berrang-Ford, L., J. Lundine, and S. Breau (2011) Conflict and Human African Trypanosomiasis. Social Science and Medicine. 72(3): 398-407.

Ford, J.D, and L. Berrang-Ford (eds) (2011) Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations: From Theory to Practice. Springer Netherlands. 490 pp. (Edited book)

Lesnikowski, A.C., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, J.A. Paterson, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann (2011) Adapting to the  health impacts of climate change: a study of UNFCCC Annex I parties. Environmental Research Letters 6:044009.

Picard, C., A. Findlater, L. Berrang-Ford, A. Ciampi, E. Gotuzzo, and T. Brewer (2011) Climate change and dengue: analysis of historical health and environment data for Peru. Tropical Medicine & International Health 16:251.

Ford, J.D., T. Smith, and L. Berrang-Ford (2011) Canadian Federal Support for Climate Change and Health Research Compared With The Risks Posed. American Journal of Public Health 101:814-21.

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford, and J. Patterson (2011) A systematic review of observed climate change adaptation in developed nations. Climatic Change Letters 106:327-36.

Ford, J.D., T. Pearce, J. Prno, M. Beaumier, F. Duerden, and L. Berrang-Ford (2011) Canary in a coalmine: Perceptions of climate change impacts, adaptation, and mitigation in the Canadian mining sector. Climatic Change 109:399-415.

Pearce, T., J.D. Ford, F. Duerden, B. Smit, M. Andrachuk, L. Berrang-Ford and T. Smith (2011) Advancing adaptation planning for climate change in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR): a review and critique. Regional Environmental Change 11:1-17. 

 

2010

Berrang-Ford, L, J. Lundine, and S. Breau (2010). Conflict and Human African Trypanosomiasis in Africa. Social Science and Medicine. Available on-line ahead of print.

Berrang-Ford, L., O. Berke, S. Sweeney, and L. Abdelrahman (2010) Sleeping sickness in south- eastern Uganda: a spatio-temporal analysis of disease risk, 1970-2003. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases. Available on-line ahead of print.

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford, M. King, and C. Furgal (2010). Vulnerability of aboriginal health systems in Canada to climate changeGlobal Environmental Change 20:668-80.

Thompson, H., L. Berrang-Ford and J.D. Ford (2010) Climate change and food security in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic literature reviewSustainability 2:2719-33.

Pearce, T., J.D. Ford, F. Duerden, B. Smit, M. Andrachuk, L. Berrang-Ford and T. Smith (2010) Advancing adaptation planning for climate change in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR): a review and critiqueRegional Environmental Change 16:347-68.

Maheu-Giroux, M., M. Casapia, V.E. Soto-Calle, L. Berrang-Ford, D. Buckeridge, O.T. Coomes, and T.W. Gyorkos (2010) Risk of malaria transmission from fish ponds in the Peruvian Amazon. Acta Tropica 115:112-18.

Goldhar, C., J.D. Ford and L. Berrang-Ford (2010) Prevalence of food insecurity in a Greenlandic community and the importance of social, economic and environmental stressors. International Journal of Circumpolar Health 69(3):285-303.

Ford, J.D., E.C.H. Keskitalo, T. Smith, T. Pearce, L. Berrang-Ford, F. Duerden and B. Smit (2010) Case study and analogue methodologies in climate change vulnerability research. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews – Climate Change 1:374-92.

 

2009

Berrang-Ford, L., J.D. MacLean, T.W. Gyorkos, J.D. Ford, N.H. Ogden (2009) Climate change and malaria in Canada: a systems approachInterdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Disease (ID 385487):1-13.

Berrang-Ford, L. (2009) Climate change and health in CanadaMcGill Journal of Medicine 12(1):78-84.

Hongoh, V., L. Berrang-Ford, N.H. Ogden, R. Lindsay, M.E. Scott, H. Artsob (2009) A review of environmental determinants and risk factors for avian-associated mosquito arboviruses in Canada. Biodiversity 10:83-91.

Ford, J.D., T. Pearce, J. Prno, F. Duerden, L. Berrang-Ford, M. Beaumier, and T. Smith (2009) Perceptions of climate change risks in primary resource use industries: a survey of the Canadian mining sector. Regional Environmental Change 9(2):83-100.

Endfield, G., D.B. Ryves, K. Mills, and L. Berrang-Ford (2009) The gloomy forebodings of this dread disease: climate, environment and sleeping sickness in East Africa around the turn of the twentieth century. Geographical Journal 175(3):181-95.

Ford, J.D., and L. Berrang-Ford (2009) Food insecurity in Igloolik, Nunavut: A baseline study. Polar Record 45(234):225-236.

 

Pre-2009

Berrang-Ford, L. (2007) Civil conflict and sleeping sickness in Africa in general and Uganda in particular. Conflict and Health 1:6.

Berrang-Ford, L., O. Berke, L. Abdelrahman, D. Waltner-Toews, and J. McDermott (2006) Spatial analysis of sleeping sickness, South-eastern Uganda, 1970-2003. Emerging Infectious Diseases 12(5):813-20.

Berrang-Ford, L., M. Odiit, F. Maiso, D. Waltner-Toews, and J. McDermott (2006) Sleeping sickness in Uganda: revisiting historical distributions, 1905-1920. African Health Sciences 6(4):223-231.

Berrang-Ford, L., D. Waltner-Toews, D. Charron, M. Odiit, J. McDermott, and B. Smit (2005) Sleeping sickness in southeastern Uganda: a systems approach. EcoHealth 2(3):1-12.