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 [...]

Obesity Canada – Student’s and New Professionals: Wrapping Up Another Great Year

2018-07-12T18:54:25+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

It sure has been a busy year for the OC-SNP National Executive. From adding new chapters to our network, to hosting a successful student conference, to a name change… we’ve been through quite a bit! In September, the OC-SNP National Executive set [...]

6th Canadian Student Obesity Meeting Abstract Winners

2018-11-09T12:51:35+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: OC Events, SNP|Tags: , , , |

The 6th Canadian Student Obesity Meeting (COSM) was a big hit at Western University in London, Ontario last week. The biennial conference – run by Obesity Canada’s Student and New Professional initiative (OC-SNP) and a local organizing committee – attracted more than [...]

Obesity Canada Student and New Professionals: Executive Annual Elections Now Open

2018-07-19T12:16:57+00:00 June 25th, 2018|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 [...]

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