Current BHSRL - Graduate Students
- Esther Sampaio Santos. Esther came to Brock University from Brazil where she completed an undergraduate and graduate (masters) degree in psychology. Her research interests focus on the motivational lure of 'gaming' in health research with a specific focus on the potential for 'exergames' too enhance opportunities for physical activity and improve health. In her spare time, Esther is enjoying perfecting her English and introducing Dexter (her canine companion) to the terrain and weather of the northern hemisphere. Esther's doctoral research is supported by funding form the Ontario Trillium Scholarships program. She has served as the Graduate Editor of the Brock Health Magazine (Fall, 2016).
- Jennifer Mooradian. Jennifer earned an undergraduate degree in politics from Queen’s University and an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences majoring in midwifery from McMaster University. Jennifer is interested in the role of health within the disability community, specifically what factors work as motivators and/or obstacles and how these impact the health of individuals living with disability.
- Caitlin Kelley. Caitlin completed her undergraduate at McGill University in psychology. Caitlin is interested in pursuing the relationship between outdoor physical activity or "green exercise" and psychological well-being. She aspires to continue her studies after Brock in the domain of public health. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, backpacking and creative writing.
- Connor Bell. Connor completed undergraduate degrees in Recreation and Leisure Studies, as well as, Kinesiology at Brock University. He is now pursuing his master of science degree in Kinesiology. His area of research interest pertains to the motivational factors behind 'why' individuals exercise. During his spare time, Connor enjoys various physical activities such as Golf and Crossfit.
- Dan Anzovino. Dan completed his undergraduate degree at Brock University in Kinesiology. Current research interests focus on muscle metabolism, use of diet and exercise modalities to improve health and combat disease, and motivational interviewing as a tool to improve the efficacy of diet and exercise interventions related to health outcomes.