Time: Monday May 22 at 3:00 pm
Please note exceptional weekday and time.
Frontiers in Health Sciences seminar series last lecture for this spring will be held on Monday, May 22. The lecture will be given by Dr Robert J. Petrella on topic “Innovative exercise interventions in hard to reach and vulnerable patients. Using the power of sport and group effects”. Dr Petrella is hosted by Professor Heikki Tikkanen.
PhD students who wish to participate course Seminars in health sciences, PhD student course (4018106), please see the course instructions in Moodle.
Dr. Robert Petrella is a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Western University, (London, Ontario CANADA), with cross-appointments in Kinesiology and Cardiology. Dr. Petrella is the Medical Director of the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging and is a practising Physician with St. Joseph’s Health Care London.
Dr. Petrella's research is focused on lifestyle interventions for chronic disease prevention and management. His research is dedicated to furthering multi- and inter-disciplinary research on lifestyle management, physical activity, chronic diseases, and innovative technologies to improve the lives of all Canadians, with a specific focus on vulnerable populations (i.e., men, older adults, indigenous, and those living in rural and remote regions).