• Study in progress
    Smoking and reactivity to mental stress
    Examining the physiological effects of acute smoking on stress reactivity including the specific effects of traditional vs. electronic cigarettes.
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    Discussion groups among patients, professionals and health administrators
    Share your opinion on the resources needed to improve weight management in bariatric surgery – Learn more
  • Participate in our studies
    Looking for participants
    Our studies are about understanding how lifestyle influences chronic diseases.


Most of our work focuses on understanding and improving weight management, physical activity, smoking, and coping with stress.


Opportunities at the postdoctoral, PhD, masters, fellow, and undergraduate level for national and international trainees.


Emphasizing innovative, multidisciplinary research, and developing new and exciting collaborations with interested partners.


Workshops on motivational communication, improving adherence, and behavioural interventions for chronic disease management.