HEALTHY NEIGHBOURHOODS

What does it take to get people out of their houses and feeling comfortable walking around in their neighbourhoods? Can our communities influence our physical activity, health and overall well-being?


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Gavin McCormack’s extensive research on these topics provides key insights into how built environments can impact our health and well-being in different ways. Sign up for his webinar to gain insight into what characteristics in your neighbourhood can help make you healthier.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Gavin McCormack is an associate professor in UCalgary's Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, and is an adjunct associate professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design. He is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator and in 2014 was named as one of Avenue Magazines ‘Top 40 Under 40’.

Gavin's research program is in the area of population and public health, and is predominantly focused on the relationships between the physical and social environments and physical activity, diet, sedentary behaviour, and weight status. 

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Healthy Neighbourhoods

Recorded on January 19, 2017

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