Staying connected from a (social) distance: Researchers at Western University are exploring young people’s views of social connectedness, physical distancing, social media use, and wellbeing during COVID-19

2020-09-01T16:09:20-04:00 September 1st, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , |

We all have a need to feel connected with others. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world have been asked to engage in and abide by public health measures, such as physical distancing, to control and reduce the spread of [...]

8th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: October 26-28, 2020

2020-09-01T15:01:56-04:00 September 1st, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

CANCELLED: Edmonton Event; April 25, 2020 – The 5As Team approach to helping your patients living with obesity

2020-03-16T10:33:23-04:00 March 5th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , |

Due to the recommendations surrounding COVID19, this event will be cancelled. Our Challenge: Over 14 million Canadians live with obesity, a major driver for chronic diseases. Managing obesity is hampered by misinformation about its complexity and chronicity, which results in unrealistic expectations [...]

8th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity; November 2-4 2020

2020-01-24T10:06:17-05:00 January 24th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , |

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. [...]

University of Alberta; Post Doctoral Position in Childhood Obesity and Gut Microbiome; Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics

2019-09-16T11:18:31-04:00 September 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

The Division of Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta, is offering a postdoctoral position in childhood obesity and gut microbiome. The post-doc fellow will be responsible for the provision of higher-level managerial oversight of [...]

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