Francine Darroch,

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Darroch, F.E. & Giles, A.R. (In Press). Conception of a Resource: Development of a Physical Activity and Healthy Living Resource with/for Pregnant Urban Aboriginal Women in Ottawa, Canada. Qualitative Health Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.

Giles, A.R., Phillipps, B., Darroch, F., & McGettigan-Dumas, R. (2016). Elite distance runners and breastfeeding: A qualitative study. Journal of Human Lactation.

Darroch, F.E., Giles, A.R., Sanderson, P., Brooks-Cleator, L., Schwartz, A., Joseph, D., Nosker, R.  (2016). The USA does “CAIR” about Cultural Safety: Examining Cultural Safety within Indigenous Health Contexts in Canada and USA. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.

Darroch, F.E., Giles, A.R., & McGettigan-Dumas, R. (In Press). Elite Female Distance Runners and Advice During Pregnancy: Sources, Content and Trust. Submitted to Women in Sport and Physical Activity

Darroch, F. & Giles, A.R. (2016). A Postcolonial Feminist Discourse Analysis of Urban First Nations Women’s Description of Pregnancy-Related Weight Gain and Physical Activity. Women and Birth, 29(1), e23-e32.     

Darroch, F. & Giles, A.R. (2015). Health/Service Providers’ Perspectives on Barriers to Healthy Weight Gain and Physical Activity in Pregnant Urban First Nations Women. Qualitative Health Research, 26 (1), 5-16.

Darroch, F. & Giles, A.R. (2014). Decolonizing Health Research: Community-Based Participatory Research and Postcolonial Feminist Theory. Canadian Journal of Action Research, 15(3), 22-36.

Giles, A. R., & Darroch, F. E. (2014). The need for culturally safe physical activity promotion and programs. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 105(4), e317-e319.

Giles, A. R., Brooks, L., McGuire-Adams, T., & Darroch, F. (2014). Drowning in the social determinants of health: Understanding policy’s role in high rates of drowning in Aboriginal communities in Canada. Aboriginal Policy Studies, 3(1-2), 198-213.

Phelan, S., Phipps, M.G., Abrams, B., Darroch, F., Grantham, K., Schaffner, A., Wing, R.R. (2014). Does behavioral intervention in pregnancy reduce postpartum weight retention? 12 month outcomes of the “Fit for Delivery” randomized trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 99(2), 302-311.

Giles, A.R., Stadig, G.S., Darroch, F.E., Lynch, M, Doucette, M., Strachan, S, & the Municipality of Pangnirtung. (2014). Using a Public Health Approach to Understand “Skipping” Snowmobiles in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada. International Journal of Aquatics Research and Education.

Darroch, F. & Giles, A.R. (2012). Weighing Expectations: A Post-Colonial Feminist Critique of Exercise Recommendations during Pregnancy. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, 10(3), 301-312.

Brooks, L., Darroch, F. & Giles, A.R. (2013).  Policy (Mis)Alignment: Addressing Type 2 Diabetes in Aboriginal Communities in Canada. International Indigenous Policy Journal, 4(2), 1-17.

Phelan, S., Phipps, M.G., Abrams, B., Darroch, F., Schaffner, A., Wing, R.R. (2011). Practitioner Advice and Perceptions of Ideal and Expected Pregnancy Weight Gain Among Normal Weight and Overweight Women. Journal of Women's Health, 20(4), 585-91.

Phelan, S., Phipps, M.G., Abrams, B., Darroch, F., Schaffner, A., Wing, R.R. (2011). Randomized trial of a behavioral intervention to prevent excessive weight gain: The “Fit for Delivery” Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 93(4), 772-9.

Phelan, S., Phipps, M. G., Abrams, B., Darroch, F., Schaffner, A., & Wing, R. R. (2011, November). Factors associated with success in the" Fit for Delivery" intervention to reduce excessive gestational weight gain. Obesity, 19, s95-s95.

Phelan, S., Nallari, M., Darroch, F., Wing, R.R. (2009). What do Physicians Recommend to Their Overweight and Obese Patients? Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 22(2) 115-122.