Our Team

Dr. Paul Veugelers
(Project lead)
University of Alberta

Dr. Arto Ohinmaa
(Project co-lead)
University of Alberta

Dr. Mark Asbridge
Dalhousie University

Dr. Jon McGavock
University of Manitoba

Dr. John C. Spence
University of Alberta

Dr. Noreen Willows
University of Alberta

Dr. Katerina Maximova
University of Alberta

Dr. Thanh Nguyen
Institute of Health Economics

Dr. Kate Storey
University of Alberta

Dr. Jennifer Taylor
University of Prince Edward Island


Dr. John Paul Ekwaru

Kara Loewen
Research Coordinator

Dr. Julia Dabravolskaj
Project Support


Nomathemba Dube
University of Alberta

Katherine Eckert
Dalhousie University

Teri McComber
University of Prince Edward Island

Nicole Ofosu
University of Alberta

Sarah Loehr
University of Alberta

Trainees that graduated

Enid Bukambu, MSc (2018)
The association of cost and diet quality of children in Canada

Kerry Bastian, PDF

Erin Faught, PhD (2017)
Selected lifestyle habits and academic achievement in the era of the childhood obesity epidemic

Julia Kontak, MSc (2017)
Taking bullying by the horns: childhood bullying behaviours and poor mental health.

Jessica Lieffers, PDF

Kara Loewen, MSc (2018)
Health Behaviors and their Associations with Health Care Costs of Canadian Children

Christine McKernan, MSc (2016)
How do health behaviours acquired at school translate into the home? The exploration of a photovoice project among students in APPLE Schools.

Kacey Neely, PDF
Exploration of the optimal implementation of school health programs and policies.

Leon Nshimyumukiza, PDF

Sholeh Rahman, MSc (2017)
The Effect of Weather on Active Transport and Physical Activity

Solmaz Setayeshgar, PDF

Xiuyun Wu, PDF

Staff, Past

Genevieve Montemurro
Research Coordinator – Knowledge Translation and Exchange

Sarah Loehr
Research Coordinator

Yen Li Chu
Research Coordinator

Research Assistants:

Arooba Haq, Shehreen Hossain, Melanie Legare, Shelby Marozoff, Heather Nixdorff and Frances Sobierajski

School Survey Assistants: 

Heather Rumball, Elizabeth Scott,  Hayley Gulayets, Melissa Kolmel, Rachel Bartsch, Erica Roberts, Natasha Petruk, Erin Carmody, Emma McKinney,  Fatima Dhooma
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