Announcing The Winners Of OC-SNP Awards For 2020/21!

2021-04-28T16:51:36-04:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Khushmol Dhaliwal and Audrey St-Laurent. Khushmol’s MSc thesis focused on exploring risk factors contributing to obesity and unhealthy weight gain among children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is currently serving as the Vice-Chair for the 2020-21 OC-SNP [...]

Announcing the Distinguished Lecturer Award Winner for 2021

2021-03-08T16:09:27-05:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Rebecca Puhl of the University of Connecticut Rudd Center is the 2021 recipient of our Distinguished Lecturer Award. Dr. Puhl completed her B.A.H in psychology at Queen’s University in 1999. She earned her M.S [...]

Announcing the Winners of OC-SNP Awards for 2019/20!

2020-09-23T17:57:28-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Awards, SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Laura Vergeer. Laura is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is also the current Outgoing Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. The OC-SNP National Executive is [...]

Congratulations to the Obesity Canada Canadian Obesity Summit student travel award winners!

2019-04-01T14:55:24-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Awards|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to the following Obesity Canada Summit Student Travel Award Winners! This year's competition was extremely competitive, and we were able to increase the number of awards, however only the following applicants have been selected by the committee: Alicia Taylor (Memorial [...]

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

2019-01-31T14:28:01-05:00November 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 [...]

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