Dr. Mariana Brussoni

Dr. Mariana Brussoni

Developmental Psychologist & Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

Dr. Mariana Brussoni is a developmental psychologist, Director of the Human Early Learning Partnership and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. She is an investigator with the British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute and the British Columbia Injury Research & Prevention Unit. Dr. Brussoni is a founding member and on the leadership group of Outdoor Play Canada. Her award-winning research investigates child injury prevention and children’s risky play, focusing on parent and caregiver perceptions of risk, and design of outdoor play-friendly environments.