Faculty Bio

Dr. Alana Ireland

Associate Professor,

Dr. Ireland is an Associate Professor and Registered Psychologist, and her research focuses on weight-related issues such as obesity, eating disorders, body image, and weight bias with a foundation in prevention and health promotion in school contexts. Her work has emphasized the importance of interdisciplinarity and translating findings from research into practice. She is currently working on research that seeks to promote wellness by developing a more comprehensive and complex understanding of body image in non-weight related contexts such as in survivors of cancer.