Emily Newton

Brief Bio

Emily is a graduate from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science in Honours Human Kinetics. Throughout her studies, she had the opportunity to study the science of human movement and nutrition where she reaffirmed and grew her passion for health and wellness. Emily’s interest in translational research stemmed from her fourth-year research project, where she studied knowledge transfer and mobilization in human health. For this project, Emily created “Brain Food”, an educational cookbook that idealizes the implications of diet on the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Emily is a certified personal trainer with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology and has created her own online platform called Balanced Factor. Through the Translational Research Program, she is hopeful to develop skills and apply scientific knowledge to make an impact in the health care industry. She is determined and dedicated to helping others find balance and direction in their lives. Her motto is “Make it Happen”.