The CHATR lab runs under leadership of Meghan Winters, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, located in Burnaby, BC, Canada.  The CHATR team also commonly works out of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute’s Centre for Hip Health & Mobility where Dr. Winters is a core research member.

We are always looking for talented trainees at all stages of their academic journey (undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral). If interested, please contact Dr. Winters ( with a current CV, transcript, and a statement of research interests.

Note: It is highly recommended that potential graduate students apply for external sources of funding for their research (e.g. MSFHR, CIHR). Outstanding undergraduates are also encouraged to apply for an SSHRC or NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award. Please contact Dr. Winters well in advance of funder deadlines to allow adequate time to discuss your interests and develop a funding proposal.


We are seeking to a fill the Vancouver project coordinator position for a research study about the health and social impacts of the urban form interventions in Vancouver. This project is part of the INTErventions, Research and Action in Cities Team (INTERACT) which is a CIHR-funded initiative that brings together research teams across Canada and knowledge users from cities, public health agencies, and local NGOs. Applications welcome until January 21, 2020.