Selected Conference Presentations

School of Social Work

Public Health and Epidemiologic Methods

Williams, N. G., Alberton, A. A., & Gorey, K. M (January, 2022). Motor vehicle crash-related injuries and deaths among Indigenous people in Canada: Meta-analysis of geo-structural factors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research. Washington, DC. [Abtract]

Armstrong, C., & Gorey, K. M. (March, 2021). Gender affirming treatments among transgender people: Meta-analytic evidence that they alleviate depression. Paper presented at the annual UWill Discover undergraduate research conference, University of Windsor, ON..

Levesque, A., Berg, S., & Gorey, K. M. (April, 2020). Exploring the longitudinal effects of socioeconomic shocks and household income on child and adolescent BMI. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America. Washington, DC (Conference canceled).

MacMillan, I., & Gorey, K. M. (April, 2020). Cannabis-based reductions in opioid-related harms: Observational meta-analysis. Paper presented at the annual UWill Discover undergraduate research conference, University of Windsor, ON (Conference canceled).

Gorey, K. M., Richter, N. L., Luginaah, I. N., Hamm, C., Holowaty, E. J., Zou, G. Y., & Balagurusamy, M. K. (November, 2014). Better breast cancer care among extremely poor women in Canada than in the United States: Historical cohort support of a health insurance explanation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. New Orleans. [Abstract]

Haji-Jama, S., Richter, N. L., Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Zou, G. Y., Holowaty, E. J., Balagurusamy, M. K., & Hamm, C. (November, 2013). Breast cancer care of Mexican American women in high poverty California neighborhoods: Evidence of protective effects of social and financial capital, including health insurance, in barrios. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston. [Abstract]

Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Balagurusamy, M. K., Wright, F. C., Hamm, C., & Kanjeekal, S. M. (November, 2011). Observational evidence of much better cancer care among extremely poor Canadians than Americans, 1996 to 2009. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Washington, DC. [Abstract]

Gorey, K. M., Fung, K. Y., Luginaah, I. N., Holowaty, E. J., & Hamm, C. (November, 2009). Income and long-term breast cancer survival: Comparisons of vulnerable urban places in Ontario and California. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Philadelphia.

Purc-Stephenson, R. J., & Gorey, K. M. (November, 2006). The association of ethnicity with breast cancer screening in Canada and the United States: Meta-analytic suggestion that it is class and education, not race/ethnicity per se nor culture. Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston.

Gorey, K. M. (June, 2005). Canada: Equitable cancer care access and outcomes. In B. K. Edwards (Chair), Leading off: Addressing disparities in cancer incidence. Invited paper presented in the first plenary session at the annual meeting of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. Boston.

Gorey, K. M., Kliewer, E., Holowaty, E. J., Laukkanen, E., & Ng, E. Y. (June, 2002). Advantaged breast cancer survival in poor Canadian versus American Aboriginal neighborhoods: Using registry data to assess the policy significance of retrospective cohort studies. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. Toronto.

Gorey, K. M. (June, 2001). Canada-United States comparative cancer care: Systematic review-generated hypotheses and methodological direction for future research. In V. Goel (Chair), Canada/US comparisons of health services: Methodological issues and interpretations. Invited Symposium conducted at the 1st North American Congress of Epidemiology. Toronto.

Gorey, K. M. (June, 1999). Disparities in health and health services: Cross-national experiences. Invited paper presented at the 15th annual meeting of the American Association for Health Services Research. Chicago.

Social Work, Social Policy and Social Scientific Methods

Alberton, A. A., Williams, N. G., & Gorey, K. M. (November, 2022 & January, 2023 [in press]). Morbid and mortal inequities among Indigenous People in Canada and the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic: Rapid review of relative risks and protections. Papers presented at the annual meetings of the Council on Social Work Education and the Society for Social Work and Research . Anaheim, CA and Phoenix, AZ.

Ghannam, S., & Gorey, K. M. (March, 2022). Islamic religiosity and subjective well-being in the west: Meta-analytic evidence of protections across diverse Muslim diasporas. Paper presented at the annual UWill Discover undergraduate research conference at the University of Windsor, ON.

Alberton, A., Angell, G. B., Gorey, K. M., & Grenier, S. (November, 2020). Indigenous peoples' experiences of homelessness in Canada: Effects of child welfare involvement and educational acheivement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Denver. 

Ahmed, S., & Gorey, K. M. (April, 2020). Employment discrimination faced by Muslim women wearing the hijab: Exploratory meta-analysis. Paper presented at the annual UWill Discover undergraduate research conference at the University of Windsor, ON (Conference canceled). [Presentation]

Alberton, A. M., Angell, G. B., Gorey, K. M., & Grenier, S. (January, 2020). Predictors of Indigenous peoples' experiences of homelessness in Canada. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society for Social Work & Research. Washington, DC. [Abstract] [Presentation]

Alberton, A. M., Gorey, K. M., Angell, G. B., & McHue, H. A. (May, 2018). Effects of Indigeneity and involuntary contact with police on confidence in police in Canada. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for Social Work Education. Regina. [Presentation]

Escobar, K. M., & Gorey, K. M. (June, 2016). Cognitive behavioral interventions for anxiety disorders with Hispanic people: Systematic review of contextualized vulnerabilities and resiliencies. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for Social Work Education. Calgary.

Gorey, K. M., Hamm, C., Luginaah, I. N., Zou, G. Y., & Holowaty, E. J. (November, 2015). Breast cancer among socioeconomically vulnerable women in vulnerable places: Historical evidence of better care in Canada than in the USA. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Chicago. [Abstract]

Gorey, K. M. (May, 2008). Workfare programs in America, 1980-2005: Importance of job and child care availability. Paper presented at the 8th international Campbell Collaboration Colloquium, Social Welfare Section. Vancouver. [Paper]

Gorey, K. M., Fung, K. Y., Luginaah, I. N., Balagurusamy, M. K., Mohammad, A., & Tang, K. X. (November, 2007). Equitable breast cancer survival advances across urban and rural places in Ontario, 1985 to 2001: Evidence in support of single payer health care. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Washington, DC.

Rail, R., Bidgood, B. A., & Gorey, K. M. (June, 2006). Is the grass greener in another department? Differential burnout and job satisfaction among front-line child protection workers. Paper presented at the joint conference of the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies and Children’s Mental Health Ontario. Toronto

Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., & Schwartz, K. L. (November, 2004). Increasing racial group breast cancer survival differentials in America (1973 to 2003): Observational evidence consistent with a health insurance hypothesis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Washington, DC. [Abstract]

Greco, A., Gorey, K. M., Harper, K., & Hedley, M. (November, 2004). Race, socioeconomic status, depression and suicide among youth: Meta-analytic depiction of a skewed, rather than a ‘bell curve.’ Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Washington, DC. [Abstract]

Parsons, R. R., & Gorey, K. M., Anucha, U. & Nakhaie, R. (November, 2004). Institutionalized racism and classism in health care: Meta-analytic evidence of their existence in America, but not in Canada. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Washington, DC. [Abstract]

Gorey, K. M. (November, 2003). Caseload and lifespace effects of Canadian and American welfare reforms: A meta-analytic warning of possible untoward effects. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. San Francisco. [Abstract]

Bergeron, S., & Gorey, K. M. (November, 2003). Sexual minority status and suicide among youth: A meta-analytic review. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. San Francisco. [Abstract]