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Held online from University College London in the UK on November 7 to 9, 2002, the 8th International CBC Conference “Behaviours Change for Health and Sustainability” invited MBMC Co-Director Kim Lavoie to present a keynote address entitled “Why stress and behaviour matter for managing long-term conditions – and how digital solutions can help.”

Dr. Lavoie is Full Professor in the Deptartment of Psychology at the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), and holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Medicine. She is a fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, and is a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada  She holds a number of national and international leadership positions including Co-Lead of the International Behavioral Trials Network and Chair of the Canadian Network for Health Behavior Change. She is currently on the Canadian COVID-19 Expert Advisory Panel for her expertise in motivation and behavioural change and is the principle investigator of the iCARE Study. Dr. Lavoie is internationally recognized for her research on chronic disease prevention and the impact of behavioural interventions, such as motivational communication, on health behaviours and chronic disease outcomes. She has held more than $30 million in grant funding and has more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.

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