Assessing trails in Metro Vancouver for my "Silent Trails" project.
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I'm a Ph.D. candidate at the UBC Faculty of Forestry, a certified Sustainable Development Educator, and a Forest Therapy guide. My dissertation research investigates the relationship between biotic and abiotic factors in a sample of Vancouver, B.C. forested parks and health-related outcomes after forest bathing interventions: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05502588 I'm interested in sustainable forest management, nature-based health practices, and environmental monitoring.
November 2012 - June 2016
- Technical Director
- The Digital Media Learning hub (now Connected Learning Lab) fostered dialog, collaboration, and debate among a diverse group of scholars, designers, and educators seeking to leverage technology for progressive educational goals. *Developed strategy for recruiting and managing a network of esports enthusiasts for research. *Developed program features to support programmatic areas in DIY interests and research. *Deployed community platform for interest-driven research initiatives.
Nature and forest-based interventions have been increasingly the focus of medical research and public health as a preventative and promotional health practice.