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What You Need to Know: The Obesity- Cancer Link – CPD program for heathcare professionals

2019-07-19T11:21:49+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: OC Online CE|Tags: , |

Obesity has become a global epidemic, with rates increasing dramatically in the last few decades. Despite the attention obesity has been gaining in the past years, the link between obesity and cancer remains under-recognized. Researchers believe that obesity will soon overtake [...]

OC-Ottawa Gatineau event: Should we recommend patients to target the healthy weight category?

2019-06-19T12:01:42+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Obesity Canada's local Ottawa Gaineau chapter held an event on May 31, 2019 at the LEAF Weight Management Clinic. Dr. Jo-Anne Gilbert was the invited keynote speaker for this evening event. Dr. Jo-Anne Gilbert has a PhD in kinesiology. She specializes [...]

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Student and New Professionals: Executive Annual Elections Now Open

2019-07-09T14:55:26+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , , , |

You have heard it here before: being on the OC-SNP National Executive is an incredibly rewarding experience. We polled our past and present OC-SNP National Executives and the results speak for themselves: 100% of the respondents said they would recommend joining the [...]

Obesity Canada Local Chapters

2019-05-28T12:22:09+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada has local chapters across the country. Get involved! With over 30,000 members nationwide, Obesity Canada is the largest organization of obesity professionals in the world. As the network spans such a large and diverse geography, there is a need [...]

Post Doctoral Position in Bariatric Care and Rehabilitation: University of Alberta

2019-05-27T09:45:41+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN BARIATRIC CARE AND REHABILITATION Bariatric Care and Rehabilitation Research Group The Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta is offering a postdoctoral position in obesity management, bariatric care and health service design [...]

Obesity Canada Distinguished Lecturer Award

2019-05-16T12:48:00+00:00 May 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 [...]

10th Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management: October 10 & 11, 2019

2019-05-21T15:30:11+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

October 10 & 11, 2019 Toronto, ON An intensive educational experience with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of obesity management and the role of the dietitian in inter-professional bariatric care. This certification will build knowledge in the areas of: [...]

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