Download the Canadian Obesity Summit App!

2019-04-11T16:59:41+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , |

The official program for the Summit is available as a free app for Android from Google Play and for iOS from iTunes. Engage with other delegates through the COS Mobile APP. Create a profile, make new connections and post photos/ details about your experience at COS 2019. An online user [...]

Full Program for the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit!

2019-03-27T11:00:34+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , |

CANADIAN OBESITY SUMMIT PROGRAM The Canadian Obesity Summit is a unique interdisciplinary conference designed to share current understanding of the causes, complications, treatments and prevention approaches for obesity. It is as much a networking event as it is a cutting-edge [...]

OC Local Edmonton chapter attends RxA Conference!

2019-03-26T13:55:36+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

On March 2, 2019 Obesity Canada's Edmonton Local Chapter had the opportunity to participate as an exhibitor at the Alberta Pharmacists' Association conference. The Alberta Pharmacists' Association (RxA) hosted a professional development conference in Edmonton which included keynote speakers, breakout sessions, [...]

OC On Hand at UK All Parliamentary Group on Obesity International Conference

2019-01-24T13:48:28+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , |

By Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas On January 14th, 2019, Dr. Arya M. Sharma (Obesity Canada’s Scientific Director) and I participated in the UK All Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Obesity International Conference, where we shared Canada’s approach to obesity. This international conference also [...]

6th Canadian Obesity Summit: Late-Breaking Call for Abstracts Closed – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

2019-02-15T13:10:59+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is still time to submit an abstract to the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit, a truly unique, multidisciplinary conference. It only happens every other year, so submit your research by January 31, 2019! Also, registration is now open at the Westin Ottawa. [...]

TOPS New Investigator Research Award: Extended Application Deadline February 28, 2019

2019-01-31T14:28:01+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: Awards, OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Mary Forhan with TOPS from the 2017 TOPS award presentation. EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE - February 28, 2019 This award recognizes an individual for a singular achievement or their career contributions to research in the field of obesity. This award is made [...]

Obesity Week Student Travel Award Winners

2018-12-04T21:16:41+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

Congratulations to Matthew Nelder, Stephanie Nishi, and Zhila Semnami-Azad (left to right), who are the winners of the Obesity Canada Student Travel Award to attend Obesity Week in Nashville, Tennessee. Obesity Week is an interdisciplinary international event which focuses on the science, [...]

Obesity Education Day for Healthcare Providers: Oakville, ON November 10th!

2018-11-14T16:49:03+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

It is with great pleasure we invite you to Obesity Education Day, which will focus on the latest research on obesity management and its complications. Guest Speakers: Dr. Sandy Van - CBT for weight management Dr. Sean Wharton - Future of Obesity medicine - [...]

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