A major influence for Alliance comes from the book Saskatchewan Health written by Dr. Mark Lemstra. The external reviews for the book can be found here:


Dr. Mark Lemstra also has over 300 peer review publications in prestigious journals like the New England Journal of Medicine. This work has been cited in media outlets like the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun, USA Today and others. The following is an example on motor vehicle injuries:


The first four peer review publications of the Healthy Weights Initiative can be downloaded here:

HWI Publication

HWI Depressed Mood Paper

HWI Quality of Life Paper

HWI First 1000 Participants