Alexander “AJ” Wray is a doctoral student in geography and environment, coordinating the Food Retail Environment Study for Health and Economic Resiliency (FRESHER) and ParkSeek projects. His research interests span the range of health GIS, impact assessment, chronic disease prevention, and local policy. AJ recently received his Masters in Geography from Western, and holds an undergraduate degree in planning and environmental assessment from the University of Waterloo. He has also participated in international exchanges with the University of Tokyo Department of Urban Engineering, and the Politecnico di Milano School of Design. In the community, he is the President of the Town and Gown Association of Ontario.