Meet the Team

The Small Steps for Big Changes Team

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr. Mary Jung

Dr. Mary Jung is an Associate Professor at UBC in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, and the Director of the Diabetes Prevention Research Group (DPRG). Her research examines the self-regulation of health behaviours, particularly adherence to physical activity and healthy diets. Her current research program focuses on establishing and evaluating sustainable, community-based interventions that delay or stave off type 2 diabetes. Dr. Jung’s research program is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, and private B.C. Foundations.

Email: mary.jung@ubc.ca

Phone: (250) 807-9670

Fax: (250) 807-8085


Tineke Dineen, MSc
PhD Student 

Tineke is a trainer in the Small Steps for Big Changes program. To learn more about Tineke, please visit: http://dprg.ok.ubc.ca/tineke-dineen/


Kaela Cranston, MSc
PhD Student

Kaela is a trainer in the Small Steps for Big Changes program. To learn more about Kaela, please visit: http://dprg.ok.ubc.ca/kaela-cranston/


Megan MacPherson, MScOT
PhD Student

Megan is a trainer in the Small Steps for Big Changes program. To learn more about Megan, please visit: http://dprg.ok.ubc.ca/megan-macpherson/


Alexandre Santos, MA
PhD Student 

Alex is a trainer in the Small Steps for Big Changes program. To learn more about Alex, please visit: http://dprg.ok.ubc.ca/alexandre-santos/


 

Zach Ormiston
BSc Kin. Student & Research Coordinator – UBC-O

Alexa Durand
BSc Kin. Student & Honours Student – UBC-O

Jenna Sim
BSc Kin. Student & Honours Student – UBC-O

Tyson Bodor
MD Student & FLEX Practicum Student – UBC-O

Alex Friedmann
MD Student & FLEX Practicum Student – UBC-O

Cara Johnston
BSc Kin. Student & 499 Practicum Student – UBC-O

Rebecca Reitsma
BSc Kin. Student & 499 Practicum Student – UBC-O

Kennedy Gerlitz
BSc Kin. Student & 401 Practicum Student – UBC-O

Sayma Hussain
BSc Kin. Student – UBC-O

 

Partners

 

Downtown YMCA Kelowna                 Kelowna Family YMCA

#1011 – 505 Doyle Avenue                 375 Hartman Road

Kelowna, BC                                        Kelowna, BC

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