About Nicole Pearce

Director, Operations pearce@obesitynetwork.ca

CONFERENCE APPROACHING: Bridging Silos: Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

2020-10-16T13:33:47-04:00 October 16th, 2020|Categories: OC News|

CONFERENCE APPROACHING! Register now to ensure you receive all virtual portal login information in a timely manner! Join us for a three-day virtual conference (~three hours each day*) that will focus on connecting research, policy and practice to enhance effective interventions [...]

Public Health Agency of Canada lists obesity as a risk factor for more severe COVID-19 illness and outcomes

2020-10-09T10:50:01-04:00 October 9th, 2020|Categories: covid-19|Tags: , , , , |

By: Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Director of Research & Policy, Obesity Canada Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Obesity Canada has been advocating for the consideration of the needs of people living with obesity in COVID-19 pandemic responses.  Recognizing that [...]

Member Profile

2020-10-06T13:06:11-04:00 October 6th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Today's member profile comes from Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew, PhD, R. Psych., Werklund Research Professor, University of Calgary . Dr. Russell-Mayhew sits on the Obesity Canada EveryBODY Matters Collaborative committee.  Dr. Russell-Mayhew is a professor and registered psychologist with a research program [...]

Webinar Series – Adult Obesity Guidelines: What’s New?

2021-01-05T12:14:23-05:00 September 28th, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , |

Register for Part 3 webinars HERE! Miss the live presentation? Purchase the recording here! Adult Obesity Guidelines Webinar Series Obesity Canada, the University of Alberta’s Office of Lifelong Learning and the authors of the new Canadian Adult Obesity [...]

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