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The Leadership Workshop

2019-03-29T19:41:30+00:00 March 29th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Something that is not to be missed coming up at the Obesity Summit is the Leadership Workshop facilitated by the Obesity Canada Student and New Professionals (OC-SNPs) National Executive. This event is a great opportunity to speak one-on-one with up and [...]

Full Program for the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit!

2019-03-27T11:00:34+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , |

CANADIAN OBESITY SUMMIT PROGRAM The Canadian Obesity Summit is a unique interdisciplinary conference designed to share current understanding of the causes, complications, treatments and prevention approaches for obesity. It is as much a networking event as it is a cutting-edge [...]

Happy Dietitians’ Day!

2019-03-25T17:48:15+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s post comes from Nadia Browne. Nadia is a Registered Dietitian and a Doctoral student in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the current Vice Chair of the University of Alberta’s OC-SNP Chapter and OC-SNP [...]

Congratulations to the Obesity Canada Canadian Obesity Summit student travel award winners!

2019-04-01T14:55:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Awards|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to the following Obesity Canada Summit Student Travel Award Winners! This year's competition was extremely competitive, and we were able to increase the number of awards, however only the following applicants have been selected by the committee: Alicia Taylor (Memorial [...]

OC Local Edmonton chapter attends RxA Conference!

2019-03-26T13:55:36+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

On March 2, 2019 Obesity Canada's Edmonton Local Chapter had the opportunity to participate as an exhibitor at the Alberta Pharmacists' Association conference. The Alberta Pharmacists' Association (RxA) hosted a professional development conference in Edmonton which included keynote speakers, breakout sessions, [...]

From Grad School and Beyond with Dr. Lyndsay Fitzgeorge

2019-03-15T09:19:38+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Dr. Lyndsay Fitzgeorge is the Coordinator of the Fitness and Health Promotion program at Fanshawe College. She completed her PhD in Kinesiology from Western University in 2009. During her Postdoctoral Fellowship, she was a part of a cancer prevention research team [...]

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