Gavin McCormack

Assistant Professor

Department of Community Health Sciences


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Dr. Gavin McCormack holds a faculty appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine (University of Calgary), and is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (University of Calgary), and the Faculty of Kinesiology (University of Calgary). Since 2014, he has been an Associate Scientific Editor for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s flagship journal “Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada”. Gavin has an MSc in Sports Science (Exercise Physiology specialization) from Edith Cowan University (Western Australia) and PhD in Public Health from the University of Western Australia. His research program (the Built Environment and Healthy Living Lab) investigates the relationships between neighbourhood urban design and health including physical activity, active living, diet, sedentary behaviour, and weight status among adults and children. Gavin teaches the Health Research Methods graduate-level course in the Department of Community Health Sciences and supervises graduate students in the Population and Public Health and Epidemiology specializations.