Obesity Canada Supports The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada and the Alberta Cancer Foundation

2024-06-06T13:24:33-04:00June 6th, 2024|

Join Us for the Run for Her Life 2024 in Support of Gynecologic Cancer Awareness We are thrilled to announce that Obesity Canada has partnered with The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC) for an exhilarating event during the GOC’s [...]

Exploring the Interplay Between Obesity and Vascular Health: Highlights from Vascular Day Sessions

2023-11-01T17:56:44-04:00November 1st, 2023|

Photo: (Left to right) Laurent Biertho, Judy Shiau,Sanjeev Sockalingam, Dayna Lee-Bagley, Michael Hawkins, Ximena Ramos-Salas, Mary Forhan (Missing: Stephen Glazer and Melanie Henderson) The recent Vascular Day sessions hosted by Obesity Canada brought to light the critical relationship between obesity and [...]

2023 Obesity Week

2023-10-13T13:32:39-04:00October 3rd, 2023|

Photo: Obesity Canada booth at 2022 Obesity Week Are you attending Obesity Week in Dallas for Obesity Week October 14-17, 2023 Obesity Canada will be on be hand for Obesity Week, a major scientific conference hosted by The Obesity Society. With [...]

A call for science – we are all coming together for vascular health: October 25 – 29, 2023!

2023-02-23T11:08:20-05:00February 23rd, 2023|

Join us at this world-class event that incorporates separate concurrent annual conferences (congresses/meetings) from the 7 host organizations under 1 roof:- Canadian Cardiovascular Congress- Diabetes Canada / Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference- Thrombosis Canada Conference- Canadian Venous Thromboembolism Research Network [...]

World Obesity Day March 4, 2022

2022-03-01T11:30:12-05:00March 3rd, 2022|

March 4 is World Obesity Day. For the past few years, all of the major global obesity organizations including World Obesity Federation, European Association for the Study of Obesity, The Obesity Society, Global Obesity Patient Alliance, Obesity Action Coalition, Obesity Canada [...]

2022 SQLNM/CMDO Scientific Meeting – Unconventional Complications of Metabolic Syndrome

2022-01-13T14:22:01-05:00January 13th, 2022|

This mainly French event will take place from February 9 to 11, 2022 in a virtual format via the ZOOM web platform. This year's theme: Unconventional Complications of Metabolic Syndrome 33 oral presentations in the field of CMDO (Presentation of students (14) and invited speakers (19)); [...]

Get Connected in 2022

2021-12-17T14:17:34-05:00December 17th, 2021|

Get Connected in 2022 with Obesity Canada by joining us for our monthly webinar series Connected Conversations!  Kick the new year off right by joining hosts Lisa Schaffer and Ian Patton as they dig into the important conversations that need to [...]

Welcoming New Leadership

2021-06-03T12:07:27-04:00June 3rd, 2021|

Please join me in officially welcoming Dr. Mary Forhan, Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy and Associate Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation at the University of Alberta as our new Scientific Director. Mary has volunteered with OC since before day one, [...]