Behavioural Science Platform


Platform Leaders: Dr. Simon Bacon and Dr. Kim Lavoie









  • To determine the role of health behaviours (e.g., smoking, physical activity, diet, adherence) and psychological factors (e.g., stress, anxiety) as predictors, outcomes, mediators, and moderators in respiratory research
  • To develop and test psychosocial and behavioural interventions targeting lifestyle factors in patients with or at risk for respiratory diseases
  • To promote the use of evidence-based communication and behaviour change skills among healthcare providers to improve respiratory disease management and outcomes