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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
 

Biography

Louise is a public health scientist with an interest in physical activity, sedentary behaviour and the measurement of health-related behaviour. She joined the CEDAR group in 2013 as a Career Development Fellow. Prior to that she completed a MA at the University of Western Ontario, examining potential mechanisms for exercise as a treatment for depression; and a PhD at the University of Auckland, examining aspects of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in children. Louise spent five years working as a Research Fellow at the National Institute for Health Innovation, primarily involved in the conduct of pragmatic randomised controlled trials.

Research

Louise is currently working as a quantitative researcher on the M74 study (led by David Ogilvie), a longitudinal follow-up of the health effects of a new urban motorway. This project examines the individual, household and population impacts of a major change in the built environment on travel and activity patterns, injuries and wellbeing.

Career Development Fellow
Dr Louise  Foley
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