Welcome to the Victoria chapter of Obesity Canada!
Get excited, and get in on the ground level. Just like for Obesity Canada, OC-Victoria is free and open to any health practitioner, researcher, policy maker, person affected by obesity or other professional working in obesity or a related area, who is a member of Obesity Canada.
We look forward to many exciting new opportunities to network, learn, build partnerships, and improve strategies to address, prevent, and treat obesity in Victoria.
Obesity Canada is partnering with the Central Ontario Weight Loss Surgery Support Group for the Spring Fling hosted by the Central Ontario Weight loss Surgery Group. When: May 29 - 31, 2020 Where: Toronto Marriott Markham (170 Enterprise Blvd. Markham, ON) To register click here! [...]
As a member of Obesity Canada (OC), you have the privilege of nominating yourself or other members to serve on the Board of Directors. We invite you to submit yourself or to recommend someone who you think would be a great leader or contributor to [...]
L’article de blogue d’aujourd’hui à été rédigé par Victoria Tokarz. Victoria est une étudiante au doctorat dans le département de physiologie à l’Université de Toronto. Elle est également la coordinatrice des finances du comité exécutif national d’OC-ENP. « Vous allez devenir aveugle », a expliqué [...]
Today’s post comes from Victoria Tokarz. Victoria is a PhD candidate in the Department of Physiology at the University of Toronto. She is also the current Financial Director of the OC-SNP National Executive “You’re going to go blind,” explained the on-call neurologist in the dimly [...]
Today’s post comes from Joyla Furlano. Joyla is a 3rd year PhD Candidate in Neuroscience at Western University (London, Ontario). She is also the current Chapter Representative of the OC-SNP National Executive. Mentorship occurs when a more experienced or knowledgeable person provides advice, support, or [...]
Join the Obesity Canada GTA Chapter (OC-GTA) for a fascinating look at the correlation between fatty liver and obesity – and how to diagnose and manage patients who develop NAFLD and NASH. Hear from a patient who experienced significant liver damage when his weight reached [...]
Meghan McGee completed her PhD in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. Her doctoral research focused on identifying early life risk factors for childhood growth and body composition in the preterm/very low birth weight population. She now works as a data [...]
Today’s post comes from Rebecca Christensen. Rebecca is a PhD student of epidemiology in the department of Public Health Sciences at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She is also the current Vice-Chair of the Obesity Canada – Student [...]
8th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity; November 2-4 2020
This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of prevention and management of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th Conference will focus on connecting research, policy and practice to enhance effective interventions targeting multiple populations and settings. This conference aims to better [...]
Today’s post comes from Khushmol Dhaliwal. Khushmol is a graduate student in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the current Recruitment Director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is among the most common developmental disorders, with [...]