Blanchard, Chris – (End date: June 30, 2021) – Major appointment in Medicine. Research program mainly focuses on identifying key determinants/correlates of exercise behavior in diseased and non-diseased populations using various health behavior change theories with a particular emphasis on the social ecological model. Within this model, he concentrates on the unique and interactive influence of the intrapersonal, interpersonal, institutional, community, and policy variables on exercise.
Boe, Shaun (End date: June 30, 2022) – Major appointment in School of Physiotherapy. Collaborative research with several faculty members in Kinesiology; shared Master’s student supervision and member of thesis committees; merging of graduate seminars for Kinesiology and Physiotherapy.
Dechman, Gail (End date: June 30, 2022) – Major appointment in School of Physiotherapy. Extensive clinical experience in cardio-respiratory physical therapy, with an emphasis in ICU care and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Currently she teaches courses in exercise physiology, cardiorespiratory care and research methods.
Hajizadehi, Mohammad (End date: June 30, 2023) – Major appointment in the School of Health Administration. An Associate Professor at the School of Health Administration at Dalhousie University. As a health economist, Mohammad has an interest in the social determinants of health, particularly the roles socioeconomic status and public policies have in shaping population health and health inequalities.
Karabanow, Jeff (End date: June 30, 2023) – Major appointment in the School of Social Work. Collaboration on research projects, guest lectures, work with graduate students. Research interests: Homelessness and poverty; Housing; Globalization; International social work; Organization theory; Political economics; Homelessness and trauma; Street youth; Street culture.
Rutherford, Derek (End date: June 30, 2021) - As a physical therapist, focused in musculoskeletal health and research in biomechanical aspects of human movement and electromyography, Dr. Rutherford provides a unique skill set to understand the implications of joint injuries and disease on human function.
Wong, Ivan (End date: June 30, 2022) – Faculty of Medicine – Department of Surgery. Collaboration on research projects (develop functional indices of hip and shoulder pathology); work with graduate students.