BMRC members are tasked with selecting, prioritizing,

and disseminating research goals.

Simon L. Bacon, PhD

Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research

Simon L. Bacon is a professor in the Department of Health, Kinesiology & Applied Physiology at Concordia University. His research deals with the impact of health behaviors and lifestyle (e.g., physical activity, diet, weight management, and stress) on chronic diseases (e.g., obesity, cardiovascular disease, and chronic lung disease). He utilizes multiple methodologies including epidemiological/psychophysiological/ systematic review and behavioral trials designs. Currently, Dr. Bacon is the CIHR SPOR Mentoring Chair in Innovative, Patient-Oriented, Behavioural Clinical Trials and a fellow of the Obesity Society, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. Dr. Bacon is also co-director of the Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre (, a researcher at the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Nord-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CIUSSS-NIM:, and co-leader of the International Behavioural Trials Network (

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