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Recruiting for the OC-SNP Video Series “From Grad School and Beyond”

2020-11-20T13:17:46-05:00 November 20th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Malcolm Snow. Malcolm recently completed his BSc in the Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is also the current Finance Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. In addition to acting as Finance Coordinator for [...]

University of Alberta: Open Grad Student Position

2020-11-25T15:41:33-05:00 November 4th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

This study aims to evaluate the effect of a dietary fiber supplement and metformin alone and in combination over 12 months on metabolism and inflammation through changes in the composition and function of the gut microbes in adolescents with obesity, insulin [...]

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 [...]

Announcing the Winners of OC-SNP Awards for 2019/20!

2020-09-23T17:57:28-04:00 September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Awards, SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Laura Vergeer. Laura is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is also the current Outgoing Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. The OC-SNP National Executive is [...]

Introducing the 2020-2021 OC-SNP National Executive

2020-11-02T09:22:24-05:00 September 21st, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Nutrition at Laval University. She is also the current Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. As another summer comes to an end, it is time to [...]

Aim2Be – a fun, free, healthy living app for Canadian families

2020-09-11T12:51:12-04:00 September 11th, 2020|Categories: OC News|

By Janice Macdonald, MEd., RD,  Aim2Be Director, Childhood Obesity Foundation Finally, there’s an app you can feel confident recommending to families to help them adopt healthy behaviours related to eating, physical activity, recreational screen time and sleep. There’s an app [...]

UPDATE: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Managing Pediatric Obesity

2020-11-13T13:34:48-05:00 July 28th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Over the past few months, work has continued on updating the clinical practice guidelines for managing pediatric obesity in Canada. The group has been working with research methodologists who will be helping to lead the systematic reviews (5 will be conducted) [...]

From Grad School and Beyond: Dr. Maryam Kebbe

2020-07-24T17:46:15-04:00 July 24th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Maryam Kebbe obtained her PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta’s Department of Pediatrics (Edmonton, Alberta), completed postdoctoral training in the Medical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford (Oxford, United Kingdom), and is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher [...]

CLOSED! OC-SNP Awards are Open: Nominate Someone Today!

2020-09-15T17:51:39-04:00 July 17th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s blog post comes from Rebecca A.G. Christensen. Rebecca is a PhD Candidate in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. On the OC-SNP National Executive, Rebecca serves as the Vice Chair. It [...]

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