Community Engagement

Research Talk: Physical Environment, Behaviour, and Health

September 20, 2018, 9:30 am to 11:00 am

2215 Wesbrook Mall UBC Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

Come and join us for a morning of presentations and discussion on the latest research in the area of physical environment, physical activity behaviour, and individual health. If you are interested, please RSVP using this link

Featured Speakers

Dr. Marc Adams

Marc Adams, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. Dr. Adams has research training in psychology and public health, and a special interest in the development of interventions to promote physical activity, healthful eating, and other behaviours critical to the prevention of chronic diseases.

Dr. Brian Saelens

Brian Saelens, PhD is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and Principal Investigator at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Among his various research interests, Dr. Saelens explores how environmental factors and policies influence physical activity and eating behaviours in children and adults.

Dr. Lawrence Frank

Lawrence Frank, PhD is the Bombardier Chairholder and Professor in Sustainable Transport and the Director of the Health and Community Design Lab at UBC. He specializes in the interaction between land use, travel behavior, air quality, and health, and has been studying the effects of neighborhood walkability on travel patterns and sustainability for over 25 years.…

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First Nations land acknowledegement

The UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

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