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Michael Widener

Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Dr. Michael Widener is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto – St. George. His research generally explores the many complex interactions between health and transportation in cities, with much of his recent work focusing on understanding how spatial access to healthy food stores can shape diets and shopping behaviours. Prior to his position at the University of Toronto, Dr. Widener was a professor at the University of Cincinnati. He has degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Florida State University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo.