Professor and CIHR SPOR Chair in Innovative, Patient-Oriented, Behavioural Clinical Trials, Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
Dr. Bacon's research deals with the impact of health behaviours and lifestyle (e.g., physical activity, diet, weight management, stress) on the development and progression of chronic diseases (e.g., obesity, cardiovascular disease, COVID-19). He utilises multiple methodologies including epidemiological, psychophysiological, evidence syntheses, and behavioural trials designs. Currently, Dr. Bacon is the FRQS co-Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Digitial Health for Health Behaviour Change and the CIHR SPOR Chair in Innovative, Patient-Oriented, Behavioural Clinical Trials. He is also a fellow of the Obesity Society, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. In addition to Concordia, Dr. Bacon is co-director of the Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre (www.mbmc-cmcm.ca), a researcher at the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Nord-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CIUSSS-NIM), and co-leads the International Behavioural Trials Network (www.IBTNetwork.org) and the CIHR funded Canadian Behavioural Interventions and Trials Network (www.CBITN.ca).
PhD (University of Birmingham), MSc (De Montfort University), BSc (Hons, University of Warwick)
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Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)
Details of Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities and how to apply for them can be found at: https://mbmc-cmcm.ca/study/
Please see my CV for an up-to-date list of publications.
EXCI 250: Research Methods and Statistics
EXCI 420: Physical Activity Epidemiology
EXCI 610: Statistics and Research Design
Students wishing to pursue graduate studies under Dr. Bacon should first read the following documents.
Graduate Student General Information
Expectations of the Graduate Student
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