Dr. John Dwyer is an Associate Professor in Applied Human Nutrition. He has a PhD in applied social psychology. His research areas of interest are the psychosocial and environmental correlates of physical activity and the evaluation of physical activity and community nutrition programs. He advises graduate students who do either quantitative or qualitative thesis research. He has considerable applied research experience. During previous full-time employment as a Program Evaluation Specialist in the public health sector for about 10 years, he worked with staff to develop and evaluate community programs in physical activity promotion and community nutrition. Dr. Dwyer was a member of the national advisory committee that provided advice and guidance to the Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Health Canada, on the revision of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating and supporting materials (2004-2007). He currently teaches FRAN 6000 (quantitative research methods), FRAN 6210 (program evaluation in child and family services), FRHD 3070 (research methods - family studies), NUTR 4900 (selected topics in human nutrition), and FRHD 1100 (life: health and well-being (physical activity and nutrition module).