Louise MasseDr. Louise Mâsse
Principal Investigator
Education: PhD (Measurement and Evaluation) – University of Ottawa; MSc (Kinanthropology) – University of Ottawa; BSc (Exercise Science) – Concordia University
Research Interests: Health behaviour change, health promotion theories, physical activity, obesity prevention and treatment, health measurement and psychometrics.
Fun facts: While I don't like the snow in the city, I still think it is awesome to be on the mountains in the winter and enjoy the winter sports.

Nicole CarbertNicole Carbert
Research Coordinator – HABITs Study
Education: BA Hons. (Psychology) – University of British Columbia Okanagan; MSc (Population and Public Health) – University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Child and adolescent health, health psychology, parent-child relationships and psychometrics
Fun facts:  I enjoy travelling, running, boot camp, and being outdoors in nature.

 

 

Angelica Leon-ElizaldeAngelica Leon-Elizalde
Research Coordinator – A Good Start Matters
Education: MSc (Population and Public Health) – University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Health promotion and chronic disease prevention
Fun facts: I tend to spend too much time talking about my 1.5-year-old, hyper puppy. Any training advice will be most appreciated!

 

 

 

Janae VlaarJanae Vlaar 
Research Coordinator – LiGHT/Aim2Be Evaluation
Education: BSc Hons. (Life Sciences) - Queen’s University; MSc (Population and Public Health) – University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Social and built environmental factors that influence pediatric health behaviours and outcomes
Fun facts: I love participating in triathlons, being in the mountains on bikes and skis, and spending time at home cooking and gardening.

 

 

Yingyi LinYingyi Lin 
Research Assistant 
Education: Bachelor of Medicine (Preventive Medicine) – Southern Medical University, China; MSc (Epidemiology) – Queen’s University 
Research Interests: Development, implementation, and evaluation of family-centered childhood obesity interventions among underserved communities
Fun facts: I am a big fan of Harry Potter. I love swimming and acoustic guitar.

 

 

 

Alysha DeslippeAlysha Deslippe 
Graduate Research Assistant
Education: BSc (Food, Nutrition and Health) – University of British Columbia); MSc student (Population and Public Health) – University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Understanding the preventative role nutrition can have in adolescent obesity. More specifically, the influence that home and social factors such as parenting practices have upon and adolescent nutrition related behaviours, self-efficacy and motivation.  
Fun facts: I have a golden retriever and a cat named Luka and Winnifred.

 

 

Tomoko McGaugheyTomoko McGaughey
Graduate Research Assistant
Education: BSc in Health Sciences (Population and Quantitative Health Sciences) – Simon Fraser University; MPH  student – University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Health Promotion and knowledge translation within a variety of populations including pediatrics and mental health 
Fun facts: When I’m not at work I volunteer with the SPCA as a dog-walker.

 

 

Camilla PiatkowskiCamilla Piatkowski
Graduate Research Assistant
Education: BHSc (2017) – University of Calgary; MSc student (Population and Public Health) – University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Determining the barriers that prevent adolescents from partaking in a healthy and active lifestyle
Fun facts: I enjoy hiking, running, baking, and attending live orchestra concerts!