Member Profile

2020-11-30T09:24:22-05:00 November 30th, 2020|Categories: OC News, Research|Tags: , |

Today’s member profile comes from Dr. Annalijn Conklin, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor in UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and a Scientist in the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. Dr. Conklin sits on the [...]

Member Profile

2020-11-23T09:09:55-05:00 November 23rd, 2020|Categories: OC News, Research|Tags: , |

Today’s member profile comes from Dr. Stephen Glazer, MD FRCPC FCCP  Medical Director for both the Bariatric Surgical and Medical Program at Humber River Hospital, a dedicated center of excellence for the management of Obesity in Ontario, and the President of [...]

Recruiting for the OC-SNP Video Series “From Grad School and Beyond”

2020-11-20T13:17:46-05:00 November 20th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Malcolm Snow. Malcolm recently completed his BSc in the Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is also the current Finance Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. In addition to acting as Finance Coordinator for [...]

Member Profile

2020-11-09T11:30:08-05:00 November 9th, 2020|Categories: OC News, Research|Tags: , |

Today’s member profile comes from Dr. Jonathan Little, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor, and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus in Kelowna, BC. Dr. Little [...]

Take our survey! Patient Experiences With Obesity Treatment: Saxenda

2020-11-06T18:16:34-05:00 November 6th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

With the recent publication of new Clinical Practice Guidelines for obesity, a few things have become very clear.  First, obesity is a chronic disease, characterized by excess or abnormal adipose tissue that impairs health.  It is a disease that negatively impacts [...]

What it’s like to grow up in a larger body: A letter to parents

2020-11-06T15:07:58-05:00 November 6th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Dear Parents, Fat. Chubby. Overweight. Too big.  How do you feel when you read those words?  We know that many parents worry about their children’s weight. Our parents did. You see, we grew up in larger bodies. But sometimes, we felt [...]

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