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Peter Hall

Peter Hall

Associate Professor

Research interests: social neuroscience of primary prevention; health neuroscience; lifestyle behaviours and brain health; behaviour change; brain health over the lifespan; social neurobiology of food cravings and consumption; obesity.

George Heckman

George A. Heckman

Associate Professor (Schlegel Research Chair in Geriatric Medicine)

Research interests: chronic disease management in frail seniors - focus on cardiovascular disease and long term care.

John Hirdes

John Hirdes

Professor

Research interests: community and public health, health information systems, health policies, caregiving, aging, home care, mental health, long-term care, palliative care, quality of life, pharmacoepidemiology, knowledge translation.

Jane Law

Jane Law

Associate Professor

Research interests: health geomatics; healthy communities; disease mapping; measurement error, data uncertainty, and missing data adjustment in public health research; Bayesian spatial modelling and analysis in health research; determinants of health outcomes; health and crime; diet and health outcomes

John Mielke

John G. Mielke

Associate Professor

Research interests: neurobiological embedding of adversity (e.g., poor nutrition, psychosocial stress) Neuroplasticity during learning and following injury (e.g., ischaemia)

Plinio Morita

Plinio Morita

Assistant Professor

Research interests: mHealth and wearable technology design, ubiquitous sensors for smart homes, usage data and health data analytics, technology for aging.

Mark Oremus

Mark Oremus

Associate professor

Research interests: epidemiology, population and public health, chronic diseases, aging, dementia, caregiving, knowledge translation, systematic reviews, health economics, health policy

Paul Stolee

Paul Stolee

Professor

Research interests: Geriatrics, health care systems, rehabilitation, patient and citizen engagement, health information systems and databases, health outcome measurement, and knowledge translation

Suzanne Tyas

Suzanne Tyas

Associate Professor

Research interests: aging, Alzheimer’s disease, chronic diseases, cognitive reserve, dementia, epidemiology, healthy aging, multimorbidity.

Carrie McAiney

Carrie McAiney

Associate Professor (Schlegel Research Chair in Dementia)

Research interests: dementia care, culture change, long-term care, retirement living