Dr. Alison Macpherson is a Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science at York University and an adjunct senior scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.  She was the co-principal investigator on the CIHR Team in Child and Youth Injury Prevention, and holds a CIHR Chair in Child Health Services and Policy Research.  Her research is related to keeping kids active, healthy, and safe, and focuses on the prevention of childhood injuries generally, and the evaluation of policies designed to reduce injuries specifically.