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Leslie Auger (nee Stefanyk)
BSc (Brock University), MA (Brock University), PhD (University of Guelph), RKin, CSEP-CEP
Program Head Kinesiology

416-798-1331 ext. 6315

Dr. Auger is the Program Head of Kinesiology at the University of Guelph-Humber. In this role she is involved in curriculum development, hiring faculty, teaching, managing student and faculty concerns, recruitment, interacting with industry and academic partners, managing finances, and supporting student activities. Dr. Auger completed a Post Doctoral Fellowship at York University and at the University Health Network in Toronto. She completed her PhD at the University of Guelph in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences and a Masters in Community Health Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Brock University. Her research has spanned many areas; analyzing the effects of fear on fall incidence in the elderly, investigating how hormones and exercise affect fat transport within the muscle, health outcomes resulting from physical and psychological interventions aided by smart phone technologies, and exercise interventions for cancer survivors. Dr. Auger is currently researching student wellness at the University of Guelph-Humber.

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