About Us

What is ActiveMatch?

The research involved in the development and evaluation of ActiveMatch is funded by a Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute Innovation Grant. The research team is led by Dr. Catherine Sabiston (a professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto) and includes a team of experts from several universities, health networks, and cancer centres in Canada.


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Researchers

 

Catherine Sabiston, PhD

Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto

 

Angela Fong, PhD

Instructor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

 

Jenna Smith, PhD

Physiotherapist and Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto

 

Daniel Santa Mina, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto

 

Meghan McDonough, PhD

Associate Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary

 

Jennifer M. Jones, PhD

Director of Research for the Cancer Survivorship Program and Associate Director of the Centre for Health Wellness and Cancer Survivorship at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

 

Kelly Arbour-Nicitopoulos, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto

 

Jackie Bender, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Division at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health

 

S. Nicole Culos-Reed, PhD

Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary; Research Associate with the Department of Psychosocial Resources at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre

 

Jennifer Tomasone, PhD

Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University

 

Tyson Beach, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto

 

Jonathan S. Rose, PhD

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto

 

Linda Trinh, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto

 

 

Additional Collaborators

 

Michelle Stravitz & Ilana Gamerman

Michelle and Ilana worked with the ActiveMatch team to develop 2Unstoppable, a program similar to ActiveMatch in the United States

www.2unstoppable.org

 

 

Acknowledgements

 

We would also like to acknowledge the initial ActiveMatch team members, including Dr. Katherine Tamminen and Dr. Steve Amireault