Maureen MacDonald is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Dean of the Faculty of Science. Her research focuses on the role physical activity plays in altering arterial structure and function. Maureen is a lab lead at the Exercise Metabolism Research group and part of the McMaster Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE). Maureen is currently undergoing research in the CHAMPS Study, which aims to gain a better understanding of factors that impact individual risk for future stroke. She is examining new non-intrusive tests to determine risk factors for strokes in older adults. Her research is widely published and often cited in journals such as Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise and Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism.