PhD offer: Conversation Cards for Moms: A mixed methods study to create and evaluate a new clinical tool for use in maternity care settings

2021-10-21T12:27:15-04:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

Project summary: It is estimated that 50% of Canadian women who give birth every year will gain more weight than recommended during pregnancy. Starting discussions about certain topics, especially those about body weight, can be difficult. Previous research has shown that [...]

No longer accepting applicants. Pediatric Obesity Management in Canada: Current Attitudes and Practices of Physicians towards Pharmacotherapy and Bariatric Surgery in Youth

2021-11-19T14:33:14-05:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Research|Tags: , , |

Today's blog post is brought to you by Trisha Chloé Baluyot. Trisha is a kinesiologist at CEASO clinic at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and a MSc Candidate at Concordia University. Trisha is a Master’s student in the Department of Health, Kinesiology [...]

2020 Annual Report

2021-10-04T17:50:14-04:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

With support from our generous donors and supporters, Obesity Canada is changing the obesity narrative in Canada and globally. We are deeply grateful to the individuals and organizations listed for their contributions and dedicated support. Obesity Canada extends a sincere thank [...]

International Coalition Spotlight: 5As Team Program (5AsT)

2021-09-27T16:55:24-04:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

Today's blog post is brought to you by Dr. Denise Campbell-Scherer and Melanie Heatherington. Dr. Campbell-Scherer, a Professor of Family Medicine and Associate Dean of the Physician Learning Program and Office of Lifelong Learning at the University of Alberta, and the [...]

Obesity Canada Job Posting: Social Media Coordinator

2021-09-09T15:37:48-04:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

Job Description: Social Media Coordinator Job Type: Part-time, contract Salary: $18.00-$22/hr (based on experience) Hours: The position is part-time, Monday through Friday with the possibility of full-time dependent on funding Location: Applicant will be required to work remotely from home __________________________________________________________________________________ [...]

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