Meghan Winters

meghan-winters-2-3Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Researcher, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
Scholar, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Founder & Lead, Cities, Health, and Active Transportation Lab

Dr. Meghan Winters is an epidemiologist interested in the link between health, transportation, and city design. She received her Ph.D. in 2011 from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, studying on older adults’ mobility and the built environment. Dr. Winters joined the Faculty of Health Sciences as an Assistant Professor in July 2011. Out of the office, Meghan aims to spend the maximum time outside, biking, camping, picnicking and exploring with her family in tow.

Primary Research Interests:
  • The built environment and health
  • Non-motorized travel
  • Physical activity and mobility
  • Cycling and pedestrian injuries
  • Age-friendly city design
  • Intervention studies and natural experiments
  • Spatial analyses of health and transportation-related outcomes