Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew

Research Professor, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

Location: Calgary, AB
Website: https://werklund.ucalgary.ca/research/body-image-lab/

Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew is a Professor at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary and a registered psychologist with a research program focused on eating and weight-related issues. Dr. Russell-Mayhew’s research: (a) focuses on the prevention of eating-related issues particularly in school contexts; (b) considers the risk and protective factors that integrate the prevention of eating disorders and obesity with the promotion of mental wellness and resiliency; (c) uses various and mixed methodological designs to capture both process and outcome in an ecological framework; and (d) capitalizes on interdisciplinary knowledge in creating research teams.


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