OC-SNP Chapters are Looking for New Members!

2021-08-11T11:56:07-04:00 August 11th, 2021|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent in collaboration with six OC-SNP chapters. Audrey is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Nutrition at Laval University. She is also the current Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Six OC-SNP chapters generously provided [...]

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

2021-04-28T16:51:36-04:00 April 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 [...]

CLOSED! OC-SNP Awards are Open: Nominate Someone Today!

2020-09-15T17:51:39-04:00 July 17th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s blog post comes from Rebecca A.G. Christensen. Rebecca is a PhD Candidate in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. On the OC-SNP National Executive, Rebecca serves as the Vice Chair. It [...]

CANCELLED: Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)

2020-03-18T15:58:14-04:00 March 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 [...]

COVID-19 and the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) 2020 planning continues…

2020-03-12T11:43:34-04:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity Canada and the York University local organizing committee is continuing preparations for the COSM 2020 Toronto, ON conference 17th-19th of June, 2020 and have no immediate plans to cancel or postpone the event. We will continue to monitor the situation [...]

Obesity Canada recommendations regarding Coronavirus

2020-04-01T13:10:05-04:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: covid-19, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are aware of the concerns raised by the Coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19), and our thoughts are with everyone who has been directly affected. The health and wellbeing of our members is of utmost importance. Recommendations from the Centres [...]

Call for Abstracts for the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting – Submission Deadline March 23, 2020

2020-03-12T11:20:51-04:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

A call for abstract submissions is open for the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting. Obesity Canada in partnership with York University and the University of Alberta will convene the 7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting on June 17-19, 2020 in Toronto, ON. COSM [...]

How to Grow Personally and Professionally Through Mentorship

2020-02-10T10:26:34-05:00 February 7th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

Today’s post comes from Joyla Furlano. Joyla is a 3rd year PhD Candidate in Neuroscience at Western University (London, Ontario). She is also the current Chapter Representative of the OC-SNP National Executive. Mentorship occurs when a more experienced or knowledgeable person [...]

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The 2020 Canadian Obesity Student Meeting

2019-12-03T16:23:50-05:00 December 3rd, 2019|Categories: COSM|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal. Taniya is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at The University of Ottawa. She is also the current outgoing OC-SNP Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Every other year, Obesity Canada hosts the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting [...]

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