Thinking Outside the Box: Leadership and Innovation Insights to Build a Better Health System

2019-10-23T11:19:23+00:00 October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Toronto, ON – The Obesity Canada - Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Students and New Professionals (SNP) chapters collaborated to host a knowledge dissemination and networking event on October 8th, 2019. With the focus on pushing the boundaries of current practice, [...]

Recap from OC-Victoria’s FIRST event!

2019-10-16T11:27:23+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , , |

On September 30th, Obesity Canada's Victoria Local Chapter held it's first ever event. A successful event with many attendees from the local TOPS club were in attendance to support the newest chapter. After some networking time, Elena, chapter Chair, gave a [...]

OC-GTA Event Summary – Effective Behavioural Change March 2019

2019-04-04T10:18:10+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

On March 19th 2019, the OC GTA Chapter jointly held a networking and educational event with LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic to explore the behavioural strategies most likely to be associated with sustained weight control. Aptly titled Effective Behavioural Interventions, the event featured three [...]

Dois-je parler du poids dans ma pratique? Si oui, comment?

2018-10-10T19:52:04+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Avez-vous de la difficulté à discuter du poids avec vos patients? Aborder la question du poids est souvent très délicat. Plusieurs professionnels de la santé rapportent avoir des difficultés à aborder la question du poids avec leurs patients. Ils rapportent notamment un faible niveau d’aisance et de [...]

Meet the Obesity Canada – Montreal Local Chapter! 

2018-11-28T14:11:14+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Meet the Obesity Canada - Montreal Local Chapter! Angela Alberga Dr. Angela Alberga is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. Her current research program focuses on understanding how societal, school and other institutional factors influence [...]