Dr. Meghan Winters
Meghan Winters is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University, and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar. She is a population health researcher interested in the link between health, transportation, and city design. Her research focuses on ways that cities and their infrastructure can play a role in promoting healthy and safe transportation, for people of all ages and abilities. She works in close collaboration with cities and communities to conduct research and create tools that address real-world challenges. She leads the Cities, Health, and Active Transportation Research Lab (CHATR, www.chatrlab.ca) with projects that span active transportation, built environment, road safety, social connections and well-being, equity, public policy, and citizen science.
Meghan received her Ph.D. in 2011 from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is a core investigator at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, studying on older adults’ mobility and the built environment.
Out of the office, Meghan aims to spend the maximum time outside, biking, camping, picnicking and exploring with her family in tow.