Science Committee

Science Committee 2019-06-03T15:19:45+00:00
Obesity Canada is currently recruiting new members for the Science Committee for the following  sub-committees:
  • Clinical Practice (Adults and Pediatric)
  • Population, Public Health Policy, Health Systems
  • Weight Bias, Stigma
  • Basic Science, Biomedical Science
To apply, please send the following to Nicole at pearce@obesitynetwork.ca with the email subject line “Science Committee Application.”
Please send a word document which includes your full name, contact information, current CV and description on why you would be the best fit for the committee you are applying to:
Committee Preference:
Biomedical & Basic Science
Clinical Practice  (Adults & Pediatrics)
Population, Public Policy, Health Systems
Weight Bias & Stigma
Other
Gordon Zello, PhD (Chair)
Gordon Zello, PhD (Chair)
Head, Division of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Saskatchewan
Arya Sharma, MD/PhD, DSc (hc), FRCPC
Arya Sharma, MD/PhD, DSc (hc), FRCPC
Scientific Director, Obesity Canada; Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta
Geeta Achyuthan, MD
Geeta Achyuthan, MD
Family physician in private practice, Regina, SK
Laurent Biertho, MD
Laurent Biertho, MD
Associate Professor, Laval University
Maylene Fong, BSN, MSN
Maylene Fong, BSN, MSN
Clinical Practice Leader, Healthy Living Program, Vancouver Coastal Health
Mary Forhan, BScOT, MHSc, PhD
Mary Forhan, BScOT, MHSc, PhD
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta
Hasan Hutchinson, PhD, ND
Hasan Hutchinson, PhD, ND
Director General, Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Health Canada
David Macklin, MD, CCFP
David Macklin, MD, CCFP
Medical Director, Medcan Weight Management and Lifestyle Program, Toronto, ON
David Lau, MD, PhD
David Lau, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Calgary
Ian Janssen, PhD
Ian Janssen, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University
Priya Manjoo, MD
Priya Manjoo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology, University of British Columbia
Jonathan McGavock, PhD
Jonathan McGavock, PhD
Research Scientist, Manitoba Institute of Child Health; Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba
Melissa Fernandez, MSc
Melissa Fernandez, MSc
OC-SNP representative
Robert Ross, PhD
Robert Ross, PhD
Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University
Shahebina Walji, MD, CCFP
Shahebina Walji, MD, CCFP
Medical Director, Calgary Weight Management Centre
Kelly Moen
Kelly Moen
Public Engagement Committee member
Jodi Krah
Jodi Krah
Public Engagement Committee

SC Terms of Reference DRAFT – For approval

If you are interested in learning more or joining the Science Committee, please email Nicole Pearce.