Ph.D. candidate in Public Health (Health Promotion option) at the Université de Montréal.
Dan has been actively involved with ISECN/IUHPE and was a volunteer at the 2010 IUHPE world conference. He frequently contributes to the ISECN Newsletter and is working towards increasing membership in the IUHPE NARO region.
Dan is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada fellow and is working under the direction of Lise Gauvin and Yan Kestens. He was trained in health psychology at the College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, and his research interests include natural experiments, active transport, the built environment, and physical activity epidemiology. Dan’s thesis project focuses on the potential of natural interventions on the built environment. More specifically, his dissertation examines the impact of deployment of BIXI, a self-service bicycle program in Montreal, on physical activity, collisions and health.