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Diabetes prevention approaches: The efficacy and effectiveness of lifestyle modification
October 21, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC Vancouver’s School of Kinesiology and UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences present the UBC Exercise, Kinesiology and Health Seminar Program. The seminar program is a forum for critical academic discussion between students and faculty members from all disciplines.
The series is designed to expand knowledge about topics from the broad field of kinesiology and health studies for graduate students and faculty members. All visitors are welcome to attend the virtual series.
About the Speaker
Dr. Karla Galaviz obtained her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, her MSc and PhD from Queen’s University, Canada, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Emory University, in the United States. Dr. Galaviz is now an assistant professor of global health at Emory. She is an implementation scientist working at the intersection of lifestyle, HIV and cardiometabolic diseases. Her work encompasses implementing proven diabetes prevention interventions in real-world settings and developing tools to inform public health and clinical practice.