Announcing the Distinguished Lecturer Award Winner for 2021

2021-03-08T16:09:27-05:00 March 8th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Rebecca Puhl of the University of Connecticut Rudd Center is the 2021 recipient of our Distinguished Lecturer Award. Dr. Puhl completed her B.A.H in psychology at Queen’s University in 1999. She earned her M.S [...]

Member Profile

2021-03-08T10:54:44-05:00 March 8th, 2021|Categories: OC News, Research|Tags: , |

Today’s member profile comes from Dr. Taniya Singh Nagpal, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow at The University of Ottawa (Adamo Lab – Prevention in the Early Years Research Program) and with The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.  Dr. Nagpal is vice-chair [...]

Aim2Be healthy living app for Canadian families

2021-03-08T09:03:57-05:00 March 8th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Aim2Be aligns with Canadian health and physical activity recommendations. It integrates living green and healthy body image principles, behaviour change techniques, and more. An expert team of dietitians, physical activity experts, and psychologists created and reviewed the content. Reputable organizations including [...]

Bariatric Surgery and Mental Health

2021-03-08T08:50:56-05:00 March 8th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Sylvain Iceta. Sylvain is a postdoctoral fellow at the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University. He is also the current Recruitment Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Psychiatric disorders are common in obesity with an estimated [...]

OC-SNP Pedometer/Odometer Challenge 2021

2021-03-04T15:01:47-05:00 March 4th, 2021|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Khushmol Dhaliwal. Khushmol’s MSc thesis focused on exploring risk factors contributing to obesity and unhealthy weight gain among children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is currently serving as the Vice-Chair for the 2020-21 OC-SNP National Executive.  The [...]

Obesity Canada is looking for a graphic designer/web designer

2021-03-03T16:53:53-05:00 March 3rd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Job Type: Full time, Temporary position Hours: The position is for 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Office Location: University of Alberta, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation With the current COVID 19 situation the applicant will be [...]

Obesity Canada is looking for a Social Media / Marketing Coordinator

2021-03-03T16:43:21-05:00 March 3rd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Job Type: Full time, Temporary position Hours: The position is for 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Location: University of Alberta, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation  With the current COVID-19 situation the applicant will be required to [...]

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