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6th Canadian Obesity Summit: Late-Breaking Call for Abstracts & Registration Now Open!

2019-01-10T10:35:38+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is still time to submit an abstract to the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit, a truly unique, multidisciplinary conference. It only happens every other year, so submit your research by January 31, 2019! Also, registration is now open at the Westin Ottawa. [...]

Three “Historical” Examples of Fad Diets

2019-01-07T14:53:54+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Rebecca Christensen. Rebecca is a PhD Student in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Epidemiology program at the University of Toronto. She is also one of the current Chapter Representative on the OC-SNP National Executive. With the new year [...]

Obesity and Brain Health

2019-01-14T09:44:33+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Joyla Furlano. Joyla is a PhD Student in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Neuroscience program at the University of Western Ontario. She is also the current Recruitment Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Alzheimer’s disease is the most [...]

TOPS New Investigator Research Award: Extended Application Deadline February 28, 2019

2019-01-10T13:22:41+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: Awards, OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Mary Forhan with TOPS from the 2017 TOPS award presentation. EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE - February 28, 2019 This award recognizes an individual for a singular achievement or their career contributions to research in the field of obesity. This award is made [...]

Job Posting: Post Doctoral Scholar in the areas of Social / Nutritional Epidemiology, Cumming School of Medicine

2019-01-10T13:16:45+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: |

Location: Foothills Campus Position Description Area: Social/nutritional epidemiology Duration: 2 years with possibility of extension Start date: ~ May 2019 Salary: $55,000/year plus extended health care benefits and conference support The Department of Community Health Sciences in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary is accepting applications [...]

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