Obesity Canada participates in the European/International Congress on Obesity scheduled for September 1-4, 2020

2020-08-31T12:53:26-04:00August 31st, 2020|

On September 1, 2020 between 16:15 and 17:45 PM Central European Time, Dr. Mary Forhan and Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas will be participating in the Obesity Stigma Workshop hosted in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the [...]

Student Travel Awards – 8th Annual Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference

2020-04-15T13:59:33-04:00April 15th, 2020|

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering [...]

Learn How To Help Your Patients Living With Obesity; Edmonton, AB Event! January 28, 2020

2020-01-16T11:34:50-05:00January 16th, 2020|

This event is open to member physicians and their multidisciplinary team members from any of the Edmonton Zone Primary Care Networks. January 28, 2020 5:30PM - 8:00PM St. Basil's Cultural Centre; 10819 71Ave NW, Edmonton Registration: plp-help-your-patients-living-with-obesity.eventbrite.ca or call 587.758.6890 [...]

International Behavioural Trials Network (IBTN) Conference and Summer School: May 2020, Montreal

2019-12-18T13:27:48-05:00December 18th, 2019|

IBTN, which is co-led by Drs. Kim Lavoie (Montreal, CAN), Greg Ninot (Montpellier, FR) and myself, is made up of a group of international experts in the area of behavioural interventions and trials. It was conceived after years of mutual and [...]

Living with Osteoarthritis and Obesity: Hearing Stories of Patients’ Healthcare Experiences

2019-10-01T18:17:29-04:00October 1st, 2019|

Post-doc fellow: Elly Park, PhD Supervisors: Mary Forhan, PhD and Allyson Jones, PhD University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabiliation Medicine In this project, patients with obesity seeking treatment for OA share their healthcare experiences situated in everyday lives. Digital stories, as [...]

It’s Time to Change How WE Treat Obesity: Obesity Education that is Practical, Useful and Clinically Relevant

2019-10-01T14:20:26-04:00September 18th, 2019|

Join Dr. Ali Zentner and Dr. Yoni Freedhoff for a comprehensive course in Obesity Medicine. This is a unique and practical two-day educational boot camp taught by two of the country’s leading experts in the field.  The interactive experience will offer [...]

  • Promotional poster for the 3rd annual obesity update at the university of alberta on september 7, 2019, detailing event schedule, speakers, and registration information.

2019-07-22T16:29:18-04:00July 22nd, 2019|

REGISTER HERE Overview Do you deliver primary care to patients living with obesity? 6 million Canadians are living with obesity, yet many healthcare professionals feel uncomfortable managing this chronic condition. During this SCOPE-accredited program leaders from our own professional communities [...]

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