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Lia Tsotsos

Director

lia.tsotsos@sheridancollege.ca

Lia Tsotsos was appointed Director of the Centre for Elder Research in January 2018 after nearly 7 years as a member of the Centre team. Lia has contributed significantly to the Centre’s national recognition as a leader in the field by being instrumental in the management and completion of over 25 projects in recent years, including designing new apps, launching innovative online platforms and developing evidence-based services for community and industry use. She also spearheaded the creation of the first 5-year ethics approval package for research with human participants at Sheridan, a first for the Ontario college system. Lia’s research interests include cognitive neuroscience, health promotion, sensory systems and accessible design, and she has a keen interest in scientific literacy and interdisciplinary research. She holds a PhD in neuroscience from McMaster University and an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University.

Teaching Interests

Scientific literacy, aging, interdisciplinary research

Research Interests

Aging, cognitive neuroscience, health promotion, sensory systems, accessible design
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