Dr. Danielle R. Bouchard, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick
Co-Director of the Cardiometabolic Exercise & Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab)
Affiliated Member of IMPART Team Canada 2018- We seek to eliminate perceived barriers to innovation-inspired change, shared knowledge and lived experiences. Using scientific principles and family-styled research collaborations, we are building new directions for healthcare.
Affiliated Scientist of MSSU 2018- The Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU) is one of several Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) units dedicated to bringing health research findings to life by helping integrate them into patient care
The main focus of my research relates to clinical exercise physiology to test novel approaches to encourage inactive individuals, especially those with chronic conditions, to adopt to improve physical capacities.
My research interest that relates to cancer is to prove the benefits of exercise for patients before, during and after treatment. I also want to take part in an effort to make exercise a part of adjuvant therapy supported by Health authorities.
What brought you to your current institution? I was born in NB and after having kids, I wanted to come back near family.
Hometown: Edmundston, NB