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Obesity and Brain Health

2018-12-03T09:21:34+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: Application Deadline December 21, 2018

2018-11-30T15:50:16+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: Awards, OC Events|Tags: , , |

Mary Forhan with TOPS from the 2017 TOPS award presentation. 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 [...]

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

2018-11-19T10:48:04+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: Immediately 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 for a Postdoctoral [...]

Obesity Week Student Travel Award Winners

2018-12-04T21:16:41+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

Congratulations to Matthew Nelder, Stephanie Nishi, and Zhila Semnami-Azad (left to right), who are the winners of the Obesity Canada Student Travel Award to attend Obesity Week in Nashville, Tennessee. Obesity Week is an interdisciplinary international event which focuses on the science, [...]

The effects of bariatric surgery; Weight loss and beyond

2018-11-01T11:59:51+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Kerri Delaney. Kerri is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. She is also the current Resource Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Bariatric surgery is an intervention that [...]

NRC 2018 Forum: November 15, 2018 Toronto

2018-10-19T09:33:11+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: |

Unpacking Food Literacy: Innovation. Collaboration. Evidence. Action NRC's 2018 Forum is a networking and training event that brings together health professionals, service providers, educators, students, researchers, government decision makers and other food literacy champions. At this one-day event, you will learn [...]

Dois-je parler du poids dans ma pratique? Si oui, comment?

2018-10-10T19:52:04+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Avez-vous de la difficulté à discuter du poids avec vos patients? Aborder la question du poids est souvent très délicat. Plusieurs professionnels de la santé rapportent avoir des difficultés à aborder la question du poids avec leurs patients. Ils rapportent notamment un faible niveau d’aisance et de [...]

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