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Gut Feeling: Cooking with Probiotics and Gut-friendly Foods ( SOLD OUT! )

2019-09-18T15:36:22+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , |

SOLD OUT!  Our gut bacteria influence our health and weight in profound ways and feeding our gut bacteria might be the secret to better health. Probiotic and prebiotic-rich foods are gaining popularity due to its health benefits and they can be [...]

Local GTA Chapter Event: October 8, 2019 Thinking Outside The Box Leadership and Innovation Insights to Build a Better Health System

2019-09-17T18:25:58+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Join us with Dr. Vipan Nikore MD, MBA, as he takes us on a personal journey in changing the landscape of healthcare service delivery and discovery through innovation and collaboration. This networking event will also feature TED Talks by members of Obesity Canada's Students [...]

2019-09-17T18:08:33+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , |

Get your runners ready! Obesity Canada GTA will be joining Obesity Canada and participating in this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 20, 2019.  Join us as a registered charity for the event and enjoy discounted registration rates for all [...]

University of Alberta; Post Doctoral Position in Childhood Obesity and Gut Microbiome; Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics

2019-09-16T11:18:31+00:00 September 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

The Division of Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta, is offering a postdoctoral position in childhood obesity and gut microbiome. The post-doc fellow will be responsible for the provision of higher-level managerial oversight of [...]

Job Posting: Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University; Posting Closes Sept.27/19

2019-08-20T14:06:41+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Primary Care. The appointment will be career stream at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Primary Care, in this context, refers to first contact [...]

2019-07-22T16:29:18+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

REGISTER HERE Overview Do you deliver primary care to patients living with obesity? 6 million Canadians are living with obesity, yet many healthcare professionals feel uncomfortable managing this chronic condition. During this SCOPE-accredited program leaders from our own professional communities [...]

New CPD program for Heathcare Professionals: The Obesity-Cancer Link

2019-08-16T09:13:28+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 [...]

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