Allow me to introduce myself – my name is Lisa Schaffer and I am the newly elected chair of Obesity Canada’s Public Engagement Committee (PEC). I’ve had the opportunity to work with Obesity Canada’s amazing staff, volunteers and funding partners as a [...]
Please join Obesity Canada in Winnipeg on October 15 as they host Drs. Arya Sharma, Mary Forhan and Ian Patton. Monday, October 15, 2018 6:30-8:30 CDT Canadian Museum for Human Rights 85 Israel Asper Way RSVP is required for this event.
Congratulations! Over the last few years, Obesity Canada has been moving closer to our mission of improving the lives of individuals living with obesity through advocacy efforts and patient engagement. Our Public Engagement Committee, and the dedicated patient advocates that make it [...]
Our Ask an Expert series is your opportunity to engage with world-class obesity experts at Obesity Canada. Each month, we will solicit questions for some of Canada's top researchers and health professionals to answer. This month, it's Dr. Ximena Ramos-Salas, Managing Director of [...]
Obesity Canada's Toronto chapter celebrated three years with The Sweet Taste of Success: Uplifting Stories From The Real World. This event featured three speakers who spoke about about their own experiences with weight management, delving into their journeys of developing improved self-awareness and how they achieved a different relationship [...]
Today’s guest post comes from Jodi Krah. Jodi is an artist and activist, a community representative on the Canadian Obesity Network’s Science Committee, and a former member of the Canadian Obesity Network’s Public Engagement Committee. You can find out more about Jodi here. I [...]
Today’s guest post comes from Marty Enokson. Marty is chair of the Canadian Obesity Network’s Public Engagement Initiative. You can find out more about Marty here. Okay, so this problem had plagued me for many, many years. One of my biggest concerns for years [...]
Despite decades of research demonstrating the negative impact of weight bias on health and quality of life, we’ve only see a handful of effective ways to reduce it. In May 2016, Obesity Canada (then known as The Canadian Obesity Network) invited [...]