Dr. Marla Beauchamp is a Physical Therapist and Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. She is also an Associate Member in the Department of Medicine and holds a tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Mobility, Aging and Chronic Disease. Dr. Beauchamp’s research program is focused on developing evidence-based strategies to improve mobility among older adults, including those with COPD. Her ongoing research is supported by CIHR, AGE-WELL, and the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging.