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Ione Avila-Palencia, PhD, MPH

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Ione Avila-Palencia will be working with the SALURBAL project as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. She previously worked at ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health (Spain) under the supervision of Dr. Mark Nieuwenhuijsen on the EU funded project PASTA (Physical Activity through Sustainable Transport Approaches). She completed her doctoral program at the Pompeu Fabra University and her dissertation examined associations between urban environment, transport behaviours, and different health outcomes in European and US cities.