Obesity and Brain Health

2018-12-03T09:21:34+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Joyla Furlano. Joyla is a PhD Student in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Neuroscience program at the University of Western Ontario. She is also the current Recruitment Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Alzheimer’s disease is the most [...]

The effects of bariatric surgery; Weight loss and beyond

2018-11-01T11:59:51+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: SNP|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 Resource Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Bariatric surgery is an intervention that [...]

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research

2018-09-18T19:49:33+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research Today’s post comes from Amanda Raffoul. Amanda is a PhD Candidate in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. She is also [...]

Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) 2018: Recap

2018-09-07T16:39:21+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

This year The Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) took place in June at Western University in London, Ontario. Students across the country engaged in obesity related research got together for three days of discussions, events and presentations. The conference began with [...]

Words of Wisdom from Taniya and Nadia

2018-08-08T15:25:17+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , |

Obesity Canada Students and New Professionals (OC-SNP) 2018-2019 National Executive is looking forward to the upcoming year. We hope to continue implementing some of OC-SNP’s previously successful initiatives including the Infographic Competition, Pedometer Challenge and Research Blitz. Building on the momentum from [...]

Meet the New OC-SNP Executive Team!

2018-08-08T15:38:18+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , |

The incoming Obesity Canada - Students and New Professionals executive team has been elected! Taniya Nagpal, Chair Nadia Browne, Vice-Chair Amanda Raffoul, Outgoing Chair Melissa Fernandez, Outgoing Vice-Chair Katherine Ford, Financial Director Joyla Furlano, Recruitment Coordinator Kristen Reilly & Rebecca Christensen, Chapter [...]

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