Cindy-Lee Dennis, PhD

 

Presentations

Invited Presentations

  1. Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016.
  2. Manchester, UK. November 10, 2016.
  3. Visiting professor, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, October 27- 28, 2016.
  4. [workshop] Managing perinatal depression and anxiety. Western University, Department of Psychiatry, 2nd Annual Collaborative Care conference, London, Ontario, October 19, 2016.
  5. Increasing Breastfeeding Self Efficacy across the Perinatal Spectrum. Baby Friendly Manitoba Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba Sept 16, 2016.
  6. Increasing Self-Efficacy among Breastfeeding Women/ How Fathers can Enable Breastfeeding, Guelph Breastfeeding Coalition, Guelph, Ontario May 25, 2016.
  7. [Grand Rounds]. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Science. Whitby, Ontario, April 28, 2016.
  8. Parental Depression. 2016 Infant Mental Health Community Training Institute  Live Webcast funded by Public Health Agency of Canada  to provide access for all Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Programs (CPNP) and Canadian Action Programs for Children (CAPC) sites across Canada, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, March 7, 2016.
  9. Maternal-Newborn Care – Focus on Perinatal Depression. Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health Patients First Summit, Toronto, Ontario, February 12, 2016.
  10. Mothering Transitions: A Program of Research to Improve Perinatal Mental Health and Breastfeeding Outcomes. La Trobe University, Judith Lumley Centre for Mother, Infant and Family Health Research, Melbourne, Australia, February 3, 2016.
  11. [keynote], Can We Prevent Postpartum Depression? 6th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum, University of Hong Kong, December 10, 2015.
  12. Can We Prevent Postpartum Depression? The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, Ontario meeting, Toronto, Ontario, December 5, 2015.
  13. Public Health Ontario (PHO) Grand Rounds: The Healthy Human Development Table Presents: Perinatal Depression – Prevention and Treatment, Toronto, Ontario, October 26, 2015.
  14. [Grand Rounds] Strategies to Develop an Internationally Recognized Program of Research Program. Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 2015
  15. Mothering Transitions: A Program of Research to Improve Perinatal Mental Health and Breastfeeding Outcomes. Karolinska Institutet, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Stockholm, Sweden, October 21, 2015.
  16. [keynote] Technology and Perinatal Mental Health. Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology conference, Nottingham, United Kingdom, September 14, 2015.
  17. [keynote] Can We Prevent Postpartum Depression? Results from a Systematic Review and Clinical Trial. Postpartum Support International (PSI) 28th Annual Conference with Tree of Hope Foundation, Plymouth Michigan, USA, June 24-27, 2015.
  18. [keynote] An Overview of Mental Health Treatment in the Perinatal Period. Women’s Mental Health Clinic 4th Annual Women’s Mental Health Day Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 22, 2015.
  19. [workshop] Cultural sensitivity among perinatal women. Women’s Mental Health Clinic 4th Annual Women’s Mental Health Day Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 22, 2015.
  20. A Day with Cindy-Lee Dennis – Understanding Perinatal Mental Health and Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy. Grey Bruce Health Unit, Owen Sound, Ontario, April 30, 2015.
  21. Perinatal Depression: Promoting Evidence-Based Practice across Ontario. Ontario Family Health Manager Network Meeting, Metro Hall Toronto, April 21, 2015.
  22. Promoting Exclusive Breastfeeding: Current Evidence-Based Practices and Future Ideas. International Health Convention “Cuba Health 2015”, Havana, Cuba, April 24, 2015.
  23. [keynote] Promoting Exclusive Breastfeeding: Current Evidence-Based Practices and Future Ideas. International Symposium on Breastfeeding, Warsaw, Poland, April 17, 2015.
  24. Identification, Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs, National Conference, Hamilton, Ontario, March 12, 2015
  25. [keynote] Perinatal Depression among First Nation Mothers. National Mental Health Conference, Winnipeg, March 5, 2015.
  26. Can We Prevention Postpartum Depression? Results from a systematic review and clinical trial. Canadian Perinatal Research Conference, Montebello, Quebec, February 25, 2015.
  27. [keynote] The Importance of Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy for Pumping Breastfeeding Mothers Medela Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, February 23, 2015.
  28. [keynote] The Impact of Parental Mental Health on Child Development and the Family. Postpartum Adjustment Coalition (PAC). Kingston, Ontario, February 6, 2015.
  29. Perinatal Depression: Impact on Children and Current Management Strategies. The Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) and the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) training [two programs financed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)], Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, January 12, 2015.
  30. [keynote] Perinatal Depression: Impact on Children and Current Management Strategies. Family Support Institute of Ontario, Annual General Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, November 27, 2014.
  31. Perinatal Depression: Impact on Children and Current Management Strategies. University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Grand Rounds, London, Ontario, November 26, 2014.
  32. [keynote] Perinatal Mood Disorders Update. Durham Region Public Health, Reproductive and Child Health Program, Whitby, Ontario, October 21, 2014.
  33. Management of Postpartum Depression: The Need for a Systematic Approach. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Toronto, Ontario, September 15, 2014.
  34. Postpartum Depression – prevention and treatment: a new systematic review and trial. University of Birmingham, Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health, Birmingham, United Kingdom, September 9, 2014.
  35. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression. University of Manchester, Institute of Brain, Behaviour & Mental Health, Manchester, United Kingdom, September 8, 2014.
  36. The Impact of Parental Mental Health on Child Development and the Family. University of Toronto, Department of Family and Community Medicine (communing education course for Ed Bader), Toronto, Ontario, June 6, 2014.
  37. Management of Postpartum Depression: The Need for a Systematic Approach. Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health, Maternal-Newborn Advisory Committee, Toronto, Ontario, June 10, 2014.
  38. Perinatal Depression: Impact on the Family and Evidence-Based Interventions. Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program (CMNRP), 4th Annual CMNRP conference, Ottawa, Ontario, May 27, 2014.
  39. Telephone-based Interventions for Women with Postpartum Depression. New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. New York City, USA, May 2, 2014.
  40. Perspectives on program fidelity as applied to early childhood development programs in the public health – An academic perspective. Public Health Ontario’s annual The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC), Toronto, Ontario, April 1, 2014.
  41. Perinatal Mood Disorders: Translating Best Evidence into Practice: Current Research and the Northeastern Ontario Strategy. Best Start Resource Centre Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, February 24, 2014.
  42. Perinatal Depression: Impact on Children and Current Management Strategies. The Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) and the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) training [two programs financed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)], Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, February 5, 2014.
  43. [keynote] Perinatal Depression Screening. Postpartum Depression Screening, BC Ministry of Health, BC Provincial Consensus Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, January 17 2014.
  44. [workshop] Perinatal mental health and midwifery. The Balancing Act: Sustaining Midwifery (annual conference), Association of Ontario Midwives. Hamilton, Ontario, December 6, 2013.
  45. Current Evidence for the Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Ontario Ministry of Education. Toronto, Ontario, November 28, 2013.
  46. [keynote] Current Evidence for the Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Life with a Baby, Building Strong Families Conference sponsored by York Region, Trillium Foundation, and York Child Development & Family Services, Toronto, Ontario, November 27, 2013.
  47. [keynote] Detection, prevention. and treatment of postpartum depression: Best evidence, Sidra Symposia Series, The Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar, November 12, 2013.
  48. [workshop] Telephone-Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Perinatal Mental Health: Optimizing Maternal Treatment to Improve Infant Outcomes Conference, sponsored by the Asher Center for Research and Treatment of Depressive Disorders at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, the Marce International Society, Chicago, November 6, 2013
  49. [keynote] Psychosocial and psychological interventions for the prevention of postpartum depression: A Cochrane systematic review. Nordic conference on maternal mental health, Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Eastern and Southern, Oslo, Norway, October 21, 2013.
  50. [keynote] Telephone-based peer support for the prevention of postpartum depression: A multisite randomized controlled trial Nordic conference on maternal mental health, Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Eastern and Southern, Oslo, Norway, October 22, 2013.
  51. [keynote] Implementing postpartum depression screening activities and care pathways. Strengthening Families Maternal Child Health Program. Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 8, 2013.
  52. An RCT to evaluate the effect of enhancing breastfeeding self-efficacy to improve exclusivity rates among breastfeeding women. Hospital for Sick Children, Pediatric Outcomes Research Team (PORT).Research rounds, September 19, 2013.
  53. [workshop] Perinatal mental health and midwifery. The Balancing Act: Sustaining Midwifery (annual conference), Association of Ontario Midwives. Hockley Valley Resort (Ontario), May 6, 2013.
  54. [keynote] Parental depression and infant development: potential areas for intervention. Expanding Horizons for The Early Years: Promoting Mental Health from Conception and Beyond (2013 National Institute). Hospital for Sick Children, Infant Mental Health Promotion. Toronto, April 16, 2013.
  55. Can we prevent postnatal depression? Results from a Canadian multisite randomized controlled trial. University of Nottingham, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. Nottingham, UK, April 10, 2013.
  56. [keynote] Identifying postpartum depression: Screening activities and care pathways. Strengthening Families Maternal Child Health Program. Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 5, 2012.
  57. [keynote] Examining the impact of postpartum depression on the family. Towards Flourishing Knowledge Exchange Event, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba November 29, 2012.
  58. Building an evidence-base for models of peer support in contemporary health services, University of Western Sydney, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sydney Australia, July 12, 2012.
  59. [workshop] The use of standardised measures in cross cultural research. Researching Across Cultures Workshop. University of Western Sydney, Sydney Australia, July 18, 2012.
  60. [keynote] Preventing postpartum depression: Perspectives from Canada. Maternity, Mothers and Mental Health: 2012 Mothering Conference, University of Western Sydney, Sydney Australia, July 17, 2012.
  61. Building an evidence-base for models of peer support in contemporary health services, University of Western Sydney, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sydney Australia, July 12, 2012.
  62. Impact of Maternal and Paternal Postpartum Depression: Assessing Concurrent Depression in the Family (IMPACT Study). Women’s College Research Institute, Research Rounds, Toronto, June 15, 2012.
  63. Management of Postpartum Depression. ECHO, Improving Women’s Health in Ontario, Women’s Mental Health: An Interprofessional Education Day for Ontario Practitioners, Toronto, March 22, 2012.
  64. Management of Depression in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period. Sunnybrook Hospital Medical Grand Rounds, Toronto, February 1, 2012.
  65. Peer Training and the Provision of Supportive Counselling. Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Eastern and Southern Norway/National Network for the Study of Infant Mental Health, Oslo, Norway, January 20, 2012.
  66. [workshop with Dr. Nicole Letourneau] Perinatal Parental Depression and Infant Mental Health and Developmental Outcomes. Infant Mental Health Promotion, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, November 21, 2011.
  67. [keynote] Psychosocial and Psychological Interventions for the Prevention of Postpartum Depression: an Updated Cochrane Systematic Review. Perinatal Mood Disorders Research Update. City of Hamilton Central West Perinatal Mood Disorders Network, Hamilton, Ontario, November 3, 2011.
  68. Innovative interventions for the prevention and treatment of postpartum depression among mothers and fathers. University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds, Ann Arbor, Michigan, November 2, 2011.
  69. Understanding Postpartum Depression and the Impact on Breastfeeding. 21st National Breastfeeding Conference, Mother-Baby Initiative: Putting the Mother into the Baby-Friendly Initiative, Toronto, October 20, 2011.
  70. Developing and Implementing a Breastfeeding Peer Support Program: Tips and lessons learned. 21st National Breastfeeding Conference, Mother-Baby Initiative: Putting the Mother into the Baby-Friendly Initiative, Toronto, October 20, 2011.
  71. Psychosocial and Psychological Interventions for the Prevention of Postpartum Depression: an Updated Cochrane Systematic Review. Perinatal Psychiatry in the 21st Century: The legacy of Channi Kumar, International Conference, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK, May 19th-20th, 2011.
  72. [keynote] Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Depression Conference, Milan, Italy, March 10, 2011.
  73. [keynote] Future Direction of the Management of Postpartum Depression. Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Directors Annual Meeting. Toronto, January, 2010.
  74. [keynote] Future Direction of the Management of Postpartum Depression. Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Nurse Practitioner Annual Meeting. Toronto, September 24, 2010.
  75. Perinatal/Postpartum Depression: Current Knowledge. Pregnancy and Birth Annual Conference, Current Clinical Issues, Centre for Mother, Infant and Child Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, December 10, 2010.
  76. Postpartum Depression Peer Support Prevention Trial and Economic Evaluation. Jewish General Hospital – Psychosocial Research Axis Speaker Series, Montreal, December 8, 2010.
  77. Innovative Research in Postpartum Depression. Alumni Lifelong Learning Series, Centre for Advanced Studies in Professional Practice, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, September 29, 2010.
  78. Innovative Interventions for Postpartum Depression. Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth, Toronto, September 24, 2010.
  79. Innovative Interventions in the Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Mt. Sinai Hospital, grand rounds, Toronto, January 8, 2010.
  80. Can We Prevent Postpartum Depression among High Risk Women: Results from a Multi-Site Randomized Controlled Trial. University of Massachusetts, Faculty of Medicine, Worcester, Massachusetts November 12, 2009.
  81. [keynote] Postpartum Depression Screening Using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. The Perinatal Mood Disorder Task Force, The Mental Health Association of Niagara County conference: Addressing Symptoms of Postpartum Depression through Comprehensive Risk Assessment and Intervention: A Conference Focusing on Postpartum Depression, November 5, 2009.
  82. [keynote] Successfully Intervening through Supportive Phone Contact. The Perinatal Mood Disorder Task Force, The Mental Health Association of Niagara County conference: Addressing Symptoms of Postpartum Depression through Comprehensive Risk Assessment and Intervention: A Conference Focusing on Postpartum Depression, November 5, 2009.
  83. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Peer Support on the Prevention of Postnatal Depression. Women’s College Hospital, grand rounds, September 18, 2009.
  84. [keynote] Postpartum Depression Peer Support Trial. The Perinatal Mood Disorder Task Force, The Mental Health Association of Niagara County conference: Community Intervention for Mood Disorders of Pregnancy in High Risk Women. Niagara University, Niagara Falls, New York, USA. June 2, 2009.
  85. [keynote] Screening for Postpartum Depression. The Perinatal Mood Disorder Task Force, The Mental Health Association of Niagara County conference: Community Intervention for Mood Disorders of Pregnancy in High Risk Women. Niagara University, Niagara Falls, New York, USA. June 2, 2009.
  86. Postpartum Depression Peer Support Trial: Implications for Immigrant Women. Hong Fook Mental Health Association annual conference: Diversity and Equity in Mental Health/Addiction: From Policy to Practice to Policy. Toronto, May 28, 2009.
  87. [keynote] Methodological and Practical Challenges of Designing and Conducting Peer and Telephone-Based Interventions. Quebec Interuniversity Nursing Intervention Research Group (GRIISIQ), Montreal, May 14, 2009.
  88. [keynote] A Randomized Controlled Trial to evaluate the Effect of Peer Support on the Prevention of Postnatal Depression. RNAO Childbirth Nurses Interest Group annual meeting, Toronto, April 25, 2009.
  89. [keynote] Introduction to Postpartum Depression and the Postpartum Depression Peer Support Trial. Perinatal Mood Disorder Forum. Best Start Resource Centre, Toronto, June 12, 2008.
  90. The Postpartum Depression Prevention Trial: A Randomized Controlled Trial among High Risk Women. Ontario’s Early Years Programs in Community Health Centre’s conference. Critical Connections: Building Resiliency in a Diverse World. Toronto, February 26, 2008.
  91. The Postpartum Depression Prevention Trial: A Randomized Controlled Trial among High Risk Women. Toronto Public Health Postpartum Depression Educational Workshop. January 11 and February 1, 2008.
  92. [workshop] Postpartum Depression Detection, Prevention, and Treatment. Southlake Regional Hospital. Newmarket, Ontario, January 22, 2008.
  93. The Postpartum Depression Prevention Trial: A Randomized Controlled Trial among High Risk Women. Humber River Regional Hospital. Mental Health Grand Rounds. Toronto, December 7, 2007.
  94. Postpartum Depression Detection, Prevention, and Treatment. Toronto Public Health key stakeholder meeting on postpartum depression. Toronto, November 30, 2007.
  95. [keynote] An Overview of Postpartum Depression: From Detection to Treatment. Postpartum Mood Disorders in Focus: A Forum for Knowledge, Discussion, and Action. Brampton, November 2, 2007.
  96. [keynote] A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Peer Support in the Prevention of Postpartum Depression among High-risk Mothers. Postpartum Mood Disorders Forum: How Can We Best Serve Our Community? Halton Health Region, September 11, 2007.
  97. [keynote] Evidence-based Practice for Breastfeeding. Tulane University, New Orleans, August 17, 2007.
  98. [keynote] Postpartum Depression: An Overview and Effective Interventions. Perinatal Partnership Program of Eastern and Southeastern Ontario, Current Issues in Perinatal Care Annual Conference, Ottawa, June 1, 2007.
  99. [workshop] Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Kitchener/Waterloo Public Health Department, April 25, 2007.
  100. Postpartum Depression Interpersonal Psychotherapy Trial. Ministry of Child and Youth Services. Healthy Babies Healthy Children, annual meeting of provincial directors and managers, March 29, 2007.
  101. Understanding Postpartum Depression. Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, November 7, 2007.
  102. Prevalence and Importance of Postpartum Depression. XVIII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 9, 2006. (presented by Dr. Ellen Hodnett due to my maternity leave)
  103. Importance of Breastfeeding. XVIII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 10, 2006. (presented by Dr. Ellen Hodnett due to my maternity leave)
  104. [workshop] Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Guelph-Wellington Public Health Department, April 25, 2006.
  105. Identification and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Early Childhood Development – Addictions Annual Conference, Toronto, March 24, 2006.
  106. Psychosocial and Psychological Intervention for Preventing Postpartum Depression: A Systematic Review. The University of Birmingham, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Birmingham, UK, February 22, 2006.
  107. Postpartum Depression and Immigrant Women. Best Start Conference, Toronto, January 16, 2006.
  108. [keynote] The Relationship between Postpartum Depression and Breastfeeding. Mexico City, Mexico, November 10, 2005.
  109. [keynote] Postpartum Depression among Socially Disadvantaged Women. Scarborough Women’s Centre, annual fundraising event. October 22, 2005.
  110. [keynote] Screening for Postpartum Depression. North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology (NASPOG): Toronto Chapter. October 11, 2005.
  111. [keynote] The Detection and Prevention of Postpartum Depression: What can Health Professionals Do? Postpartum Depression: Myths and Realities Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, October 7, 2005.
  112. [workshop] Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Barrie Public Health Department. September 23, 2005.
  113. The Detection and Prevention of Postpartum Depression. Durham Region Postpartum Depression Conference, April 21, 2005.
  114. Postpartum Depression. Metro Mothers’ Group, Toronto Fairlawn United Church, February 25, 2005.
  115. Postpartum Depression. Metro Mothers’ Group, Toronto Glenview United Church, February 2, 2005.
  116. The Impact of Recent Immigrant Status on the Development of Postpartum Depression. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, January 28, 2005.
  117. Understanding Postpartum Depression Help-Seeking Barriers and Treatment Preferences. Oxford-Middlesex Health Region. November 19, 2004.
  118. The Postpartum Depression Peer Support Trial: Relevance for Clinical Practice. Peel Public Health Depression, Family Health Division, October 5, 2004.
  119. A Critical Review of Postpartum Depression Prevention Interventions. Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, March 9, 2004.
  120. The Detection, Prevention, and Treatment of Postpartum Depression. Toronto Public Health. November 26, 2003.
  121. Preventing Postpartum Depression. Women’s Mental Health Day, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, October 23, 2003.
  122. Understanding Breastfeeding: A Critical Appraisal of Initiation and Duration Influences. University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, September 13, 2002.
  123. Developing a Program of Research: The Application of Theory and Research. University of Manitoba, Faculty of Nursing, January 31, 2002.
  124. The Postdoctoral Research Experience: Developing a Program of Research. Centre for Community Health & Health Evaluation Research, University of British Columbia, November 9, 2001.
  125. Peer Support: Theoretical Underpinnings, Research Initiatives, and Application to Self-Help Groups. Comox Valley Health Region, July 4, 2001.
  126. [keynote] Postpartum Depression and Breastfeeding: Nursing Interventions and Current Research Initiatives. BC Perinatal Nurses Interest Group Annual General Meeting, May 28, 2001.
  127. Peer Support: Theoretical Underpinnings and Benefits for New Mothers and Babies. BC Infant Development Program, May 18, 2001.
  128. Self-Help Groups: Health Benefits and Overcoming Barriers to Collaboration. Self-Help Resource Association of British Columbia, March 29, 2001.
  129. Peer Support: Theoretical Underpinning and Research Initiatives. University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Care & Epidemiology, January 19, 2001.
  130. Postpartum Depression and Breastfeeding: Nursing Interventions and Current Research Initiatives. Vancouver Health Region, Health Beginnings Best Practice Group, October 31, 2000.
  131. A Program of Research in Perinatology: Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression. Richmond Health Region, Healthy Beginnings Best Practice Group, September 27, 2000.
  132. Breastfeeding Peer Support Trial. University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, September 17, 2000.
  133. Postpartum Depression: Future Research Initiatives. Fraser Valley Health Region, Regional Meeting, June 26, 2000.
  134. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. Maternal, Infant, and Reproductive Health Research Unit (MIRU), University of Toronto, June 19, 1999.
  135. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, June 18, 1999.
  136. [keynote] The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. Ontario Public Health Meeting: Halton Health Region. June 17, 1999.
  137. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. Centre for Community Health & Health Evaluation Research, University of British Columbia, May 26, 1999.

Refereed Oral & Poster Presentations Back to top

  1. Dennis, C-L, Feller, A., & Vanderlaan, A. The Healthy Human Development Table Interactive discussion about the status of perinatal mental health programs, activities, and supports in Ontario. The Ontario Public Health Convention: Collaborate, Innovate, and Transform. Toronto, April 6, 2016.
  2. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P. Grigoriadis, S, Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression. 2nd Biennial Conference: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies – Advances in Clinical Practice & Advances Across the Continuum, Vancouver British Columbia, March 12, 2016.
  3. Dennis, C-L. Vigod, S., & Brown, H. Psychosocial and psychological interventions for treating postpartum depression: An updated Cochrane Systematic Review. 2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2015.
  4. Grigoriadis, S., Steiner, M., Vigod, S., Oberlander, T., & Dennis, C-L. Symposium: Perinatal Psychiatry: The Canadian Experience from Research to Practice. 2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2015.
  5. Vigod, S., Sultana, A., Fung, K., & Dennis, C-L. Postpartum Mental Health Services Use Among Immigrant Women: A Canadian Population-Based Cohort Study. 2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 2015.
  6. Chyzzy, B., Dennis, C-L., Nelson, L., Stinson, J., & Vigod, S. Mobile Phone Based Peer Support to Prevent Postpartum Depression in Adolescent Mothers: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. 3rd International Conference on Youth Mental Health, Montreal, November 8-10, 2015.
  7. Letourneau, N., Secco, L., Dennis-C-L., & Duffett-Leger, L. Telephone-based peer support for postpartum depression: Real world implementation. New Conceptualizations in the Study of Parenting-At-Risk, San Diego, California, November 13-15, 2014.
  8. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P. Grigoriadis, S., Jovellanos, M., Hodnett, E., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression. Marcé Society International, Swansea, Wales, September 12, 2014.
  9. Dennis, C-L., Birken, C., Grigoriadis, S., Hoch, J., Isaranuwatchai, W., Letourneau, N., Maquire, J., Parkin, P., Thorpe, K., & Vigod, S. Evaluating Collaborative Care for Postpartum Depression in Early Childhood Primary Care Settings: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Marcé Society International, Swansea, Wales, September 11, 2014.
  10. Dennis, C-L., Vigod, S., Letourneau, N., Oberlander, T., Stremler, R., Dalfen, A., & Kiss, A. Impact of Maternal and Paternal Postpartum Depression: Assessing Concurrent Depression in the Family (The IMPACT Study). Marcé Society International, Swansea, Wales, September 11, 2014.
  11. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P. Grigoriadis, S., Jovellanos, M., Hodnett, E., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression. Canadian Psychiatric Association conference, September 10, 2014.
  12. Ravitz, P. Dennis, C-L., Grigoriadis, S., Jovellanos, M., Hodnett, E., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. Telephone-IPT for Postpartum Depression, results of the RCT Mothering Transitions Trial. Society of Psychotherapy Research, Copenhagen, København, Denmark, June 28, 2014.
  13. Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos, P., Dennis, C-L., Giesbrecht, G., Bhogal, B., & Watson, B. A narrative and meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of attachment interventions. World Association of Infant Mental Health Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, June 16, 2014.
  14. Chyzzy, B., Dennis, C-L, Nelson, L., Stinson, J., & Vigod, S.  The Use of Text-Messaging in Health Promotion Interventions: A Literature Review 8th National Community Health Nurses Conference, Ottawa, June 3, 2014.
  15. Chyzzy, B., Dennis, C-L, Nelson, L., Stinson, J., & Vigod, S.  Postpartum Depression among Adolescent Mothers: A Literature Review. 8th National Community Health Nurses Conference, Ottawa, June 3, 2014.
  16. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P. Grigoriadis, S., Jovellanos, M., Hodnett, E., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression. American Psychiatric Association annual conference, New York City, May 3, 2014.
  17. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P. Grigoriadis, S., Jovellanos, M., Hodnett, E., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, Banff, Alberta, February 13, 2014.
  18. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P. Grigoriadis, S., Jovellanos, M., Hodnett, E., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. Postpartum depression telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy treatment trial 3rd National Conference of the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN), Niagara Falls, Ontario, November 21-23, 2013.
  19. Dennis, C-L., McQueen, K., Stremler, R., Sellen, D., Walker, M., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. Women who are breastfeeding: Increasing self-efficacy to improve outcomes (WISE) trial. 3rd National Conference of the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN), Niagara Falls, Ontario, November 21-23, 2013.
  20. Abbass-Dick, J., Dennis, C-L., Nelson, L., Stern, S., & Watson, W. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate a co-parenting intervention among breastfeeding women and her partner on breastfeeding outcomes. 3rd National Conference of the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN), Niagara Falls, Ontario, November 21-23, 2013.
  21. Chyzzy, B., & Dennis, C-L. Postpartum Depression Among Adolescent Mothers: A Literature Review. 3rd National Conference of the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN), Niagara Falls, Ontario, November 21-23, 2013.
  22. Jackson, K., Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., & McGillion, M. The effect of lanolin for the treatment of nipple pain among breastfeeding women: A randomized controlled trial. 3rd National Conference of the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN), Niagara Falls, Ontario, November 21-23, 2013.
  23. Morrell CJ, Dennis C-L, Sutcliffe P, Cantrell A, Scope A. A systematic review and evidence synthesis to evaluate the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent postnatal depression. 33rd Annual Society For Reproductive And Infant Psychology conference University of Hull, Nottingham, UK, September 17, 2013.
  24. Sellen, D., Mbugua, S., Webb Girard, A., Kalungu, S., Sarange, C., Lou, W., Duan, W., Dennis, C-L., Nommsen-Rivers, L., Aidam, B., & Kamau-Mbuthia, E. A randomized controlled trial indicates benefits of cell phone based peer counseling to support exclusive breastfeeding in Kenya. International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) 20th International Congress of Nutrition, Granada, Spain, September 15- 20, 2013.
  25. Mbugua, S., Kamau-Mbuthia, E., Webb Girard, A., Kalungu, S., Sarange, C., Lou, W., Duan, W., Dennis, C-L., Nommsen-Rivers, L., Aidam, B., & Sellen, D. Process indicators for a randomized trial of cell phone based peer counseling to support exclusive breastfeeding in Kenya. IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition, Granada, Spain, September 15- 20, 2013.
  26. Webb Girard, A., Mbugua, S., Kamau-Mbuthia, E., Kalungu, S., Sarange, C., Lou, W., Duan, W., Dennis, C-L., Nommsen-Rivers, L., Aidam, B., & Sellen, D. Infant medication, illness and growth in a randomized controlledtrial of exclusive breastfeeding support in Kenya. IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition, Granada, Spain, September 15- 20, 2013.
  27. [plenary presentation] Vigod, S.N., Kurdyak, P.A., Dennis, C-L., Leszcz, T., Taylor, V.H., Blumberger, D.M., & Seitz, D.P. Transitional interventions to reduce early psychiatric readmissions in adults: systematic review. Harvey Stancer Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, June 13, 2013.
  28. Jackson, K., Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., & McGillion, M. The effect of lanolin for the treatment of nipple pain among breastfeeding women: A randomized controlled trial. Preparing for the Healthcare System of Tomorrow, The University of Western Ontario Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 26th Annual Research Conference, London, Ontario, May 3, 2013.
  29. Dennis, C-L., & Vigod, S. Interpersonal Violence, Substance Abuse and Postpartum Depression: Results from a Population-based Study. International Biennial Congress of The Marcé Society, Paris, France, Oct 5, 2012.
  30. Sellen, D.W., Kamau-Mbuthia,, E., Mbugua, S., Webb Girard, A.L, Lou, W., Dennis, C-L., & Aidam, B. Lessons Learned in Providing Peer Support through Cell Phones and Group Meetings to Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding in Kenya. International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) 16th Conference Trieste, Italy, October 2012.
  31. Dennis, C-L. Impact of Maternal and Paternal Postpartum Depression: Assessing Concurrent Depression in The Family (The IMPACT Study). [poster presentation] Investing in Mothers and Children: Developmental Trajectories, Health, Learning and Society, Connaught Global Challenge International Symposium, Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development Symposium, Toronto, September 27, 2012.
  32. Mehta, P., Carnevale, F., Gagnon, A.J., Bouris, S., Caux, C., Rousseau, H., Stewart, D.E., Dennis, C-L., Wahoush, O., & Ciofani, L. Nursing Policy and Program Interventions Responsive to Migrant Maternal-Child Concerns Around the Time of Birth [poster presentation]. Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses, Victoria, British Columbia. October 27-29, 2011
  33. Mehta, P., Carnevale, F., Gagnon, A.J., Bouris, S., Caux, C., Rousseau, H., Stewart, D.E., Dennis, C-L., Wahoush, O., & Ciofani, L. Nursing Policy and Program Interventions Responsive to Migrant Maternal-Child Concerns Around the Time of Birth [poster presentation] 2011 Global Health Conference: Advancing health equity in the 21st Century, Montreal, Quebec. November 13-15, 2011.
  34. [symposium] Battle, C., Dennis, C-L. Ammerman, R., Flynn, H., Uebelacker, L. Novel Interventions for Perinatal Depression. 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, November 11, 2011.
  35. Dennis, C-L., & Weston, J. Psychosocial and Psychological Interventions for the Prevention of Postpartum Depression: an Updated Cochrane Systematic Review. 15th World Congress of Psychiatry (World Psychiatric Association), Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sept 18-22, 2011.
  36. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P., & Grigoriadis, S. Jovellanos, M. Hodnett, E., Ross, L., Kiss, A., & Zupancic, J. 4th Interpersonal Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial. International Conference on Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 23-24, 2011.
  37. Vigod, S.N., Seeman, M.V., Ray, J.G., Anderson, G.M., Dennis, C-L., Grigoriadis, S., Gruneir, A., Kurdyak, P.A., & Rochon,P.A. Temporal trends in birth rates among women with schizophrenia in Ontario. Harvey Stancer Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario. June 17, 2011.
  38. Dennis, C-L., & Weston, J. Psychosocial and Psychological Interventions for the Prevention of Postpartum Depression: an Updated Cochrane Systematic Review. 37th Annual Harvey Stancer Research Day, June 16, 2011.
  39. Jovellanos, M., Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P., & Grigoriadis, S. Using Standardized Patients to Help Assess an Applicant’s Therapeutic Potential in a Psychotherapy Treatment Trial. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Clinical Trials, Vancouver, May 7, 2011.
  40. Grigoriadis, S., Dennis, C-L., Bradley, L., Mamisashvili, L., Cheung, A., Steiner, M., Koren, G., Mousmanis, P., Ross, L.E. Short-term and long-term impact of untreated maternal depression on the child. Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Innovations in Gender, Sex and Health Research Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 22-23, 2010
  41. Grigoriadis, S., Ross, L.E., Dennis, C-L., Bradley, L., Mamisashvili, L., Cheung, A., Steiner, M., Koren, G., Mousmanis, P. Effects of in utero exposure to antidepressant medication during pregnancy: A Metaanalysis. Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Innovations in Gender, Sex and Health Research Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 22-23, 2010
  42. Dukhovny, D., Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Weston, J., Stewart, D., Kiss, A., & Zupancic, J. Prospective Economic Evaluation of a Peer Support Intervention for Prevention of Postpartum Depression among High Risk Women. Marce Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 27-30, 2010.
  43. Dennis, C-L. The Process of Developing and Implementing a Telephone-Based Breastfeeding Peer Support Program: Results from Two Randomized Controlled Trials. International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) 15th Conference Lima, Peru, October 8-12, 2010.
  44. Dennis, C-L. Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy: An Overview of Instrument Development Activities, Current Interventions, and Future Research Implications. International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) 15th Conference Lima, Peru, October 8-12, 2010.
  45. Sellen, D., Kamau-Mbuthia, Mbugua S, Webb Girard AL; Lou, W, Dennis, C-L, Nommsen-Rivers, L., & Aidam, B. Providing Peer Support Through Cell Phones and Group Meetings to Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding in Kenya. International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) 15th Conference Lima, Peru, October 8-12, 2010.
  46. Martinovic, J., Grigoriadis, S., Dennis, C-L., Cheung, A., Steiner, M., Koren, G., Mousmanis, P., Radford, K., Eady, A., Mamisashvili, L., & Ross, L.E. Short-term and long-term impact of untreated maternal depression on the child. Women’s Mental Health, Building Networks and Research Capacity Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. October 1, 2010.
  47. Grigoriadis, S., Ross, L.E., Dennis, C-L., Bradley, L., Mamisashvili, L., Cheung, A., Steiner, M., Koren, G., & Mousmanis, P. Outcomes associated with antidepressant medication use during pregnancy: A Metaanalysis. Canadian Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario. September 2010.
  48. Grigoriadis, S., Ross, L.E,, Dennis, C-L, Bradley, L., Mamisashvili, L., Cheung, A., Steiner, M., Koren, G., & Mousmanis, P. Outcomes associated with antidepressant medication use during pregnancy: A Meta-analysis. Harvey Stancer Research Day 2010, Toronto, Ontario. June 2010.
  49. Dukhovny, D., Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Weston, J., Stewart, D., Kiss, A., & Zupancic, J. Prospective Economic Evaluation of a Peer Support Intervention for Prevention of Postpartum Depression among High Risk Women, 2010 Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 1-4, 2010.
  50. Gagnon, A J., Wahoush, O., Dougherty, G., Saucier, J-F., Dennis, C-L., Stanger, E., Palmer, B., Merry, L., & Stewart, DE. Childbearing Health and Service Needs of Migrants and Refugees to Montreal, Quebec (Canada). European Congress Epidemiology for Clinical Medicine and Public Health, Warsaw, Poland, August 26-30, 2009.
  51. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Kenton, L., Weston, J., Zupancic, J., Stewart, D., & Kiss, A. The Effect of Peer Support on the Prevention of Postpartum Depression Among High-Risk Women: A Multi-Site Randomised Controlled Trial. Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 7-10, 2009.
  52. Jovellanos, M., Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P., & Grigoriadis, S. Challenges in collecting data from potentially depressed mothers over the telephone. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Clinical Trials, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2009.
  53. Gagnon, A J., Wahoush, O., Dougherty, G., Saucier, J-F., Dennis, C-L., Stanger, E., Palmer, B., Merry, L., & Stewart, DE. Childbearing Health and Service Needs of Migrants and Refugees to Montreal, Quebec (Canada). 12th World Congress on Public Health, Istanbul, Turkey, April 27-May 1, 2009.
  54. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Kenton, L., Weston, J., Zupancic, J., Stewart, D., & Kiss, A. The Effect of Peer Support on the Prevention of Postpartum Depression Among High-Risk Women: A Multi-Site Randomised Controlled Trial. World Psychiatric Association International Congress Treatments in Psychiatry: A New Update, Florence, Italy, April 1-4, 2009.
  55. Dawson, H., & Dennis, C-L. Changing Practice through the poser of education: the development of an interdisciplinary training resource on perinatal mood disorders, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Ottawa, Ontario, October 23-25, 2008.
  56. Letourneau, N., Hauer, C., Duffett-Leger, L., Weeks, M., Stewart, M., Doucet, A., Benzies, K., & Dennis, C-L. Supporting Fathers Affected by Postpartum Depression in Their Partner: Results of a Pilot Study. Father Involvement Research: Diversity, Visibility, Community, Toronto, Ontario, October 22-24, 2008.
  57. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tranmer, J., Dennis, C-L., & Brooks, D. The Pain Experience of Men and Women undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. 12th World Congress on Pain, Glasgow, Scotland, August 2008.
  58. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Kenton, L., Weston, J., Zupancic, J., Stewart, D., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of peer support in the prevention of postpartum depression among high-risk mothers. 34rd Annual Harvey Stancer Research Day, University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, June 19-20, 2008.
  59. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tranmer, J., Dennis, C-L., & Brooks, D. Supporting the Recovery Experience of Men and Women following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery using Peer Volunteers. Nursing Research Conference, Kingston, Ontario, June 2008.
  60. Jovellanos, M., Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P., & Grigoriadis, S. Recording clinical interviews and the revolution to digital technology. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Clinical Trials, St. Louis, Missouri, May 2008.
  61. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Kenton, L., Weston, J., Zupancic, J., Stewart, D., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of peer support in the prevention of postpartum depression among high-risk mothers. 3rd International Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia, March 19, 2008.
  62. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tranmer, J., Dennis, C-L., & Brooks, D. Unrelieved Pain in Men and Women following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Eighth Annual Spring Meeting on Cardiovascular Nursing, Malmo, Sweden, March 14-15, 2008.
  63. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tranmer, J., Dennis, C-L., & Brooks, D. Supporting the Recovery Experience of Men and Women following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery using Peer Volunteers. Eighth Annual Spring Meeting on Cardiovascular Nursing, Malmo, Sweden, March 14-15, 2008.
  64. Letourneau, N., Hegadoren, K., Stewart, M, Dennis, C-L., Willms, J.D., Duffett-Leger, L., Duffett-Weeks, H., & Cluney, T. Mothers Offering Mentorship & Support (MOMS): An RCT to evaluate the effect of home-based peer support on maternal-infant interaction, infant health outcomes, and postpartum depression. Zero to Three Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 30-December 3, 2007.
  65. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Kenton, L., Weston, J., Stewart, D., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of peer support in the prevention of postpartum depression among high-risk mothers. Canadian Psychiatric Association annual conference, Montreal, Quebec, November 17, 2007.
  66. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tranmer, J., Dennis, C-L., & Brooks, D. Peer Volunteers Support the At-Home Recovery Experience of Men and Women following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Ontario Hospital Association Health Achieve conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 2007.
  67. Letourneau, N., Hegadoren, K., Stewart, M, Dennis, CL., Willms, J.D., Duffett-Leger, L., Hiscock, C. & Cluney, T. Mothers Offering Mentorship & Support (MOMS): An RCT to evaluate the effect of home-based peer support on maternal-infant interaction, infant health outcomes, and postpartum depression. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Annual Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 18-20, 2007.
  68. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Kenton, L., Weston, J., Stewart, D., Zupancic, J., & Kiss, A. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of peer support in the prevention of postpartum depression among high-risk mothers. AWHONN Canada, Halifax, October 18, 2007.
  69. Wheeler, B., & Dennis, C-L. Testing the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale among Mothers of ill and Preterm Infants. AWHONN Canada, Halifax, October 18, 2007.
  70. Schottle, N., Dennis, C-L., & Hodnett, E. Clarifying the Controversy of How to Treat Painful Damaged Nipples: A Pilot RCT Evaluating the Effectiveness of an All Purpose Nipple Ointment (APNO) and Lanolin. International Lactation Consultant Association, San Diego, California, August 17, 2007.
  71. Schottle, N., Dennis, C-L., & Hodnett, E. A pilot RCT evaluating the effectiveness of an all purpose nipple ointment (APNO) and lanolin in the treatment of painful damaged nipples in breastfeeding women. McMaster University School of Nursing, Nursing Research Day, Toronto, Ontario, May 7, 2007.
  72. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tramner, J., Brooks, D., & Dennis, C-L. Evidence-Based Initiatives in Acute Care. Sigma Theta Tau International 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, Vienna, Austria, July 11, 2007.
  73. Boath, E., Henshaw, C., Dennis, C-L. & Cox, J. Postpartum depression treatment: An update and critical review. Marce Society (An international society for the understanding, prevention and treatment of mental illness related to childbearing) Conference, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, September 14, 2006.
  74. Kenton, L., Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., & Blair, A. When peer volunteers provide the intervention in a multi-site community-based trial: Some obvious and not-so-obvious challenges. Society for Clinical Trials, Orlando, Florida, May 2006.
  75. Letourneau, N., Fedick, C. Dennis, C-L. Hegadoren, K., Stewart, M., & Willms, D. The Effects of Postpartum Depression on Children over Time. University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Nursing Research Day. Fredericton, April 26, 2006.
  76. Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger, L., Stewart, M., Drummand, J., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C-L., & Rinaldi, C Postpartum Depression: Maternal and Service Providers’ Perspectives of Support Needs. Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research Forum, White Point, Nova Scotia, October 24-26, 2005.
  77. Stremler, R. & Dennis, C-L. The Relationship between Infant Behaviors, Maternal Sleep Patterns, and Postpartum Fatigue. Associated Professional Sleep Societies 19th Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 18-23, 2005.
  78. Letourneau, N, Stewart, M., Drummand, J., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C-L., & Rinaldi, C. Postpartum Depression: Maternal and Service Providers’ Perspectives of Support Needs. 6th Advances in Qualitative Methods Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, February 17-19, 2005.
  79. Dennis, C-L. Psychosocial and psychological interventions for preventing postpartum depression: A Cochrane systematic review. Marcé Society Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom, September 24, 2004.
  80. Dennis, C-L. A Critical Review of Postpartum Depression Prevention Interventions. 2nd World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Washington, District of Columbia, March 19, 2004.
  81. Dennis, C-L. Identifying High-Risk Mother in the Immediate Postpartum Period: Screening with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, 37th Biennial Convention, Toronto, Ontario, November 3, 2003.
  82. Dennis, C-L. The Effect of Peer Support on Postpartum Depression: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, 37th Biennial Convention, Toronto, Ontario, November 3, 2003.
  83. Dennis, C-L. Helping Breastfeeding Mothers with Postpartum Depression. Annual National Breastfeeding Seminar, Toronto, Ontario, June 5-6, 2003.
  84. Dennis, C-L. Identifying High-Risk Mother in the Immediate Postpartum Period: Screening with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 16, 2002.
  85. Dennis, C-L, & Janssen, P. Development of a Multifactorial Predictive Model of Postpartum Depression. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 16, 2002
  86. Dennis, C-L. The Effect of Peer Support on Postpartum Depression: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 16, 2002
  87. Dennis, C-L. The Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale: Psychometric Testing of the Short form. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 16, 2002.
  88. Lovato, C., Dennis, C-L., & Lisonkova, S. The Effectiveness of Nicotine Replacement Therapy on Smoking Outcomes among Adolescents Participating in a School-Based Smoking Cessation Program: A Pilot Study. 3rd National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Ottawa, Ontario, December 2002.
  89. Dennis, C-L. The Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale: Developing and Psychometric Testing of the Short Form. University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, Research Day, Toronto, Ontario, April 24, 2002.
  90. Dennis, C-L., & Hodnett E, Chalmers B, Gallop R. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Seattle, June 3, 2000.
  91. Dennis, C-L., & Faux S. The Development and Psychometric Testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale. AWHONN, Seattle, June 4, 2000.
  92. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Chalmers, B., & Gallop, R. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. University of British Columbia, Department of Pediatrics Annual Research Day, British Columbia, June 2000.
  93. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett E, Chalmers B, & Gallop R. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. Canadian Public Health Association 90th Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 6-9, 1999.
  94. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett E, Chalmers B, & Gallop R. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women. AWHONN, Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 14, 1999.
  95. Dennis, C-L., & Faux S. The Development and Psychometric Testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale – poster. AWHONN, Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 14, 1999.
  96. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett E, Chalmers B, & Gallop R. The Effect of Peer Support on Breastfeeding Duration among Primiparous Women – poster. First International Research Utilization Conference, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, April 24, 1998.
  97. Dennis, C-L. Peer Support: Theoretical Underpinnings and Future Research Possibilities. IWK Grace Health Centre 20th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 1998.
  98. Dennis, C-L., & Faux S. The Development and Psychometric Testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale – poster. IWK Grace Health Centre 20th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 1998.
  99. Dennis, C-L., & Faux S. The Development and Psychometric Testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale. Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Omicron Chapter Research Day, Faculty of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, May 3, 1995.
  100. Dennis, C-L., & Faux S. The Development and Psychometric Testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale, Sigma Theta Tau, Lamda Pi Chapter Research 95, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, April 1995.