Talk to an Expert

Talk to an Expert

Active Living Research maintains a network of experts on a variety of topics. They are available to answer your questions about active living.

Available Experts

Angie Cradock, Sc.D.
Research Scientist
Harvard Prevention Research Center
Harvard School of Public Health
Phone: 617-432-3874
Topics of Expertise: School Settings (Policy/Built Environments)

Jennifer Dill, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Portland State University
Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning
Director, Center for Transportation Studies
Phone: 503-725-5173
Web site:
Topics of Expertise: Bicycling, Transportation Planning, City Planning

Carolina Gutierrez, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
WalkSafe/BikeSafe Program
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Phone: 305-243-8115
Topics of Expertise: School Siting, Parks and Recreation

Susan Handy, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis
Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Institute of Transportation Studies
Phone: 530-752-5878
Topics of Expertise: Transportation Planning, Community Design, City Planning, Walking, Bicycling

Brian Saelens, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Washington / Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
Phone: 206-616-1224
Topics of Expertise: Parks/Playgrounds, Neighborhood Walkability

Lynn Weigand, Ph.D.
Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation
Portland State University
Phone: 503-725-4042
Topics of Expertise: Biking/Walking

Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Gramercy Research Group
Phone: 336-293-8540
Topics of Expertise: Community-based Participatory Research, Minority Health/Health Disparities, Faith-based Initiatives

Xuemei Zhu, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
Department of Architecture
Phone: 979-204-0641
Topics of Expertise: Built Environment, Children's Walking to School Behaviors