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 [...]

TOPS New Investigator Research Award 2021: Call for nominations closed.

2021-04-01T14:25:48-04:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Awards, COS, cos7|Tags: , , , |

This award recognizes an individual for a singular achievement or their career contributions to research in the field of obesity. This award is made possible through an annual grant from the Take Off Pounds Sensibly Foundation (TOPS). The award recipient will [...]

CANCELLED: Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)

2020-03-18T15:58:14-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada (OC) supports widespread efforts to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have indefinitely cancelled all travel and in-person meetings for our staff and volunteers, and staff are being supported to work from home. Uncertainty about when the [...]

Obesity Canada Distinguished Lecturer Award

2019-05-16T12:48:00-04:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Awards|Tags: , , , , |

For each Summit, Obesity Canada’s Science Committee solicits nominations for the Distinguished Lecturer Award. This award is given to a Canadian researcher who has demonstrated excellence and innovation in a field of study related to Obesity Canada’s mission. This year’s winner [...]

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