Thank you Hypertension Canada for hosting Obesity Canada’s Director of Operations, Nicole and Social Media Coordinator, Maxine at the 2019 Canadian Hypertension Congress opening ceremonies at The Westin Edmonton, in Edmonton, Alberta.

Keynote Lecture: Dr. Timothy Caulfield, When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash

Host of the documentary series, A User’s Guide to Cheating Death available on Netflix, Professor Timothy Caulfield will make the keynote address at the Canadian Hypertension Congress opening ceremony.

Professor Caulfield is an unrivalled communicator who debunks myths and assumptions about innovation in the health sector – from research on stem cells to diets to alternative medicine – for the benefit of the public and decision-makers. He is a Canada Research Chair in health law and policy, a professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, and a research director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. He has published more than 350 articles and book chapters and is the author of two national bestsellers: The Cure for Everything: Untangling the Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness and Happiness and Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash. His most recent book is The Vaccination Picture.

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