Youth health promotion & prevention
Arts-based participatory methods
Trained in Public health, Dr. Reynolds brings almost 15 years research experience on the topic of gambling prevention, with an expertise in youth. Her doctoral thesis, entitled: Youth, Poker & Facebook: Another Case of Candy Cigarettes? was a virtual ethnographic case study, critically examing social network gambling.
Before joining the team at The Research Chair on Gambling, Dr. Reynolds worked at the Responsible Gambling Council (Toronto), where she headed up the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) youth gambling study developing best practices for youth gambling prevention. Previous to that, she worked at the Public Health Gambling Project, at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the University of Toronto. She has been Co-Investigator on a number of gambling-related research grants and has authored several peer-reviewed papers on gambling and presented on her work internationally.