Meet the Team

Dr. Kerry Mummery

Principal Investigator

Dr. Kerry Mummery is an internationally-renowned researcher in the area of physical activity and population health. Prior to being appointed the dean for the the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, Dr. Mummery spent 13 years in Australia, most recently he worked at Central Queensland University, in Rockhampton. He was the leading architect of Australia's highly successful 10,000 Steps program designed to promote physical activity. His experience and expertise has made him instrumental in the development of UWALK. Kerry finds his stride hiking outdoors and at the swimming pool.

Nora Johnston

Project Manager

Nora Johnston leads UWALK's operations, including advocacy, partnerships, planning, budgeting and staffing. Nora is an “active voice” for the promotion of physical activity and a strong advocate for policy changes that support physical activity where we work, live and play. Nora is a cyclist and avid dog walker, and she also enjoys time being active with her family.

Research Advisory Board

Dr. Tanya Berry

Associate Professor, University of Alberta

Dr. Valerie Carson

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed

Associate Professor, University of Calgary

Dr. Mitch Duncan

Research Fellow, Central Queensland University

Dr. Christina Loitz

Knowledge Translation Specialist, University of Alberta

Dr. Gavin McCormack

Assistant Professor, University of Calgary

Dr Tara-Leigh McHugh

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Dr. John Spence

Professor University of Alberta

Dr. Jeffrey Vallance

Assistant Professor, Athabasca University


Community Advisory Board

Alberta Centre for Active Living

Alberta Health Services: Healthy Living, Population and Public Health

Alberta Recreation & Parks Association

Alberta Culture and Tourism

City of Edmonton: Walkable Edmonton

Edmonton Public Library

Ever Active Schools

Paralympic Sports Association

Provincial Fitness Unit of Alberta

Red Deer Primary Care Network


Stantec Consulting Ltd