Tineke Dineen is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences. She is a member of the Diabetes Prevention Research Group and is involved in the Small Steps for Big Changes program. Her main research interests focus on learning more about how and why community programs are effective for individuals with or at risk for type 2 diabetes. Currently, she is conducting a process evaluation for the Small Steps for Big Changes as it is implemented by a community organization to understand how best to facilitate and implement complex interventions, permitting improvement in their delivery and the ability to translate interventions into new settings. She is also interested in women’s health research and has worked on projects exploring women’s experiences throughout their participation in the Small Steps for Big Changes program.
Implementation and Evaluation of Programs in the Community, Qualitative and Mixed Methods, Diet and Exercise Interventions, Knowledge Translation