About Nicole Pearce

Director, Operations pearce@obesitynetwork.ca

Healthcare Professionals: We Want to Hear From You on CME!

2021-08-16T10:22:24-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

This needs assessment survey has closed. Thank you for your participation. Obesity Canada prides itself on providing engaging, practical education opportunities on obesity management, and we need to know what you want to see in future programs. Please take a three-minute [...]

Response to the CADTH draft recommendations on coverage of Saxenda

2021-07-02T14:30:29-04:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

On June 10th, 2021 the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health (CADTH), an independant, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing Canadian decision makers with objective evidence about the optimal usage of drugs and medical devices, released a draft of their [...]

Childhood Obesity Stigma: A Call to Action

2021-06-21T10:05:25-04:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Today's blog is by Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Director of Research and Policy at Obesity Canada.  Obesity is a stigmatized disease and individuals living with this complex disease face continuous prejudice in healthcare, employment, education, and home settings.  Most of the literature investigating [...]

Students and New Professionals – National Executive Elections

2021-05-05T18:22:15-04:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The OC-SNP National Executive is a rewarding experience. We asked past and present OC-SNP National Executives, and 100% said they would recommend joining the OC-SNP Executive to their friends and colleagues. Below you’ll find what some had to say about their [...]

Announcing The Winners Of OC-SNP Awards For 2020/21!

2021-04-28T16:51:36-04:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Khushmol Dhaliwal and Audrey St-Laurent. Khushmol’s MSc thesis focused on exploring risk factors contributing to obesity and unhealthy weight gain among children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is currently serving as the Vice-Chair for the 2020-21 OC-SNP [...]

Infographic Design Competition Guidelines

2021-04-28T17:48:12-04:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: COS, cos7, SNP|Tags: , , , , , , |

Topic Infographics should highlight a topic that is in line with Obesity Canada’s vision and mission.   What is an infographic? An infographic is a visual way to display data or information that makes it easy to understand at a glance. [...]

Those New Year’s Resolutions Didn’t Go As Expected. What to do now?

2021-04-01T13:33:08-04:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Kerri Delaney. Kerri is a PhD Candidate at Concordia University. She is also the current Special Events Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. We all know the images that quickly follow the holiday season: gym advertisements, diet [...]

Reasons to attend the 2021 Obesity Canada Summit

2021-04-01T13:40:37-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: cos7, OC Events, Research|Tags: , , , |

Today’s post comes from Kerri Delaney. Kerri is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. She is also the current Special Events Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. The Obesity Canada Summit is [...]

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