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  • Maja Pedersen

    Maja Pedersen

    Postdoctoral Scholar, SCRDP/ Heart Disease Prevention

    BioMaja Pedersen, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Stanford Prevention Research Center. Dr. Pedersen’s research is focused on three inter-related themes; (1) utilizing community-based approaches to improve understanding of individual, social, and environmental determinants of and barriers to physical activity; (2) adapting and implementing lifestyle interventions with diverse older adults; and (3) exploring relationships between physical activity, outdoor spaces, and well-being. She is currently a National Cancer Institute K00 Fellow, using community-based approaches and implementation science to increase physical activity and address health equity among rural Native American older adults.