Dr. Sarah Lawrason

Research Analyst

My role is situated within the Ontario Region of the Health Security and Operations Branch. I support research and evaluation activities for several branches of the Public Health Agency of Canada (e.g., Seniors and Aging, Climate Change, Immunization, Built Environment). I create and disseminate knowledge mobilization products to bridge the knowledge-to-action gap and inform relevant public health policies.

Current research and/or projects

  • Research on use of the Canadian Bikeway Information Classification System in Ontario municipalities
  • Seniors and physical activity research and stakeholder literature review
  • Knowledge mobilization activities for the Canadian Public Health Officer report
  • Literature review on climate change and mental health

Professional activities / interests

  • Student mentorship and supervision
  • Teaching
  • Program evaluation
  • Knowledge translation

Education and awards

CIHR Health System Impact Postdoctoral Fellowship, University Health Network and University of Toronto, 2022-2024

Postdoctoral Fellowship, The University of British Columbia, 2022-2024

Ph.D. Kinesiology, The University of British Columbia, 2022

M.Sc. Sport Psychology, Queen's University, 2018

B.Sc.H. Kinesiology, Queen's University, 2016


Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of British Columbia