Paul J. Veugelers, Principal Investigator
Erin Faught, Project CoordinatorFollowing the completion of her BSc. Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Alberta, Erin developed an interest in population health and came on board at REAL Kids Alberta as an Evaluation Assistant. She has since stayed on board with REAL Kids to complete her PhD. Epidemiology using the data collected by the evaluation. She is thrilled to continue her studies while taking on the role of Project Coordinator and brings with her extensive health research training and project management experience. In her spare time, Erin loves to play music in her band, The Collective West, and bake lots of healthy & (hopefully) tasty treats.
Connie Lu, Data Manager
Each year, REAL Kids Alberta employs temporary Evaluation Assistants, selected for their expertise in nutrition, physical activity and research. Some return year after year, and some take their experiences with REAL Kids Alberta with them to exciting new endeavours. All display enthusiasm and dedication to improving the health of children and youth in Alberta, and ensure that school visits are a fun and rewarding experience for all involved.