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HEAL Alumni Profile: Emily Van Kesteren

HEAL Alumni Profile: Emily Van Kesteren

Emily Van Kesteren from the Middlesex London Health Unit shares her graduate experience, and research with the HEAL. Emily completed her MA in Geography with Dr. Jason Gilliland at the HEAL in 2012. During her studies with the HEAL, Emily identified the influence of parents’ and children’s perceptions of their built and social environments on children’s mode of travel to and from school. Given the HEAL’s focus on community health and multiple collaborative projects with local public health […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Kate Schieman

Kate Schieman, a Project Manager at Western Student Experience, shares insights from her graduate experience with the HEAL. Beginning as a volunteer in 2015, Schieman went on to complete her MSc on the STEAM project with Dr. Jason Gilliland at the HEAL in 2018, before continuing as a Project Coordinator on the SmartAPPetite project. During her […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Dr. Stephanie Coen

Dr. Stephanie Coen at the University of Nottingham shares her research experience with HEAL, and role as a Post-Doctoral Associate. She completed her postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Dr. Jason Gilliland at HEAL in 2018. During her training with the HEAL, Coen’s research focused on gender and young people’s physical activity, as well as participatory and creative approaches […]

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