MMIHR includes leading researchers with a proven track record and international reputation for research excellence, as well as up-and-coming researchers in the field.

Together the team brings passion, expertise and the determination to make a difference in communities through research addressing today’s most pressing health challenges. 

Executive Leaders

Institute Director & Exercise and Nutrition Program Leader 

Professor John Hawley

Deputy Director 

Associate Professor Orly Lacham Kaplan 

Professor of Research, Translation and Enterprise 

Professor Leonidas Karagounis

Behaviour, Environment & Cognition Research Program Leader

Professor Ester Cerin

Bone Health and Fractures Research Program Leader

Professor Mattias Lorentzon 

Honorary Appointments 

Exercise and Nutrition Research Program | Professor Bruce E. Kemp 


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