Risk factors of childhood obesity: What are they? How to prevent them? – An updated of 2019

2019-10-15T14:04:40+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Childhood obesity is a known public health issue. [...]

Reflection on Obesity Canada’s Advocacy: Student & New Professional Blog Post by Malcolm Snow

2019-10-10T17:09:08+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s blog post comes from Malcolm Snow. Malcolm is an undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland where he is studying Psychology. He is also one of the Chapter Representatives on the OC-SNP National Executive. The upcoming federal election is in [...]

2018-2019 Wrap Up: Obesity Canada Students’ and New Professionals

2019-07-02T09:27:16+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here we are again at the end of another year reflecting on the accomplishments of Obesity Canada’s Students’ and New Professionals (OC-SNPs) National Executive. This year was the first year that we in introduced our From Grad School and Beyond series. This [...]

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Student and New Professionals: Executive Annual Elections CLOSED

2019-07-22T16:36:24+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , , , |

You have heard it here before: being on the OC-SNP National Executive is an incredibly rewarding experience. We polled our past and present OC-SNP National Executives and the results speak for themselves: 100% of the respondents said they would recommend joining the [...]

COS 2019: Through the eyes of Obesity Canada’s Students and New Professionals

2019-05-16T10:21:17+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Obesity Canada prioritizes professional development opportunities for their students and new professionals. At this year’s 6th Canadian Obesity Summit in Ottawa, the opportunities were endless. Let’s highlight some of the exciting opportunities that were made available to Students and New Professionals [...]

Mental Health Disorders and Excess Weight – A Proverbial Chicken and Egg Problem

2019-05-13T13:14:23+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Rebecca Christensen. Rebecca is a PhD Student in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Epidemiology program at the University of Toronto. She is also one of the current Chapter Representative on the OC-SNP National Executive. Weight [...]

World Health Day

2019-04-02T11:29:08+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Laura Vergeer. Laura is a PhD student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is also the current Special Events Coordinator for the OC-SNP National Executive. Did you know that at least [...]

The Leadership Workshop

2019-03-29T19:41:30+00:00 March 29th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Something that is not to be missed coming up at the Obesity Summit is the Leadership Workshop facilitated by the Obesity Canada Student and New Professionals (OC-SNPs) National Executive. This event is a great opportunity to speak one-on-one with up and [...]

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