Study participants needed: Investigating perspectives of maternal healthcare providers caring for patients who have obesity

2022-06-14T11:05:45-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Take the survey! You are invited to participate in this study as you are currently a practicing or in training Canadian maternal healthcare provider. The primary purpose of this study is to learn about the attitudes and opinions that practicing [...]

Join a Study: Assessing the relationship between gestational weight gain and internalized weight bias in pregnant women.

2022-03-01T11:51:47-05:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Today's blog post is brought to you by Jacklyn Stewart, medical student, and Helena Piccinini-Vallis, MD PhD CCFP FCFP, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. Those living with obesity commonly face stigmatization and pressures to lose weight, which can lead to adverse psychological [...]

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 [...]

Reasons to attend the 2021 Obesity Canada Summit

2021-04-01T13:40:37-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: cos7, OC Events, Research|Tags: , , , |

Today’s post comes from Kerri Delaney. Kerri is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. She is also the current Special Events Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. The Obesity Canada Summit is [...]

Member Profile

2021-03-08T10:54:44-05:00March 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 [...]

Member Profile

2021-03-01T09:02:59-05:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: OC News, Research|Tags: , |

Today’s member profile comes from Ms. Candace Vilhan B.A Psych., E.C.E, C.B.E Behaviourist, Certified Bariatric Educator, and Weight Management Clinic & Bariatric Centre of Excellence at The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario.  Ms. Vilhan sits on the Clinical Adults Committee .    [...]

Member Profile

2021-02-22T09:24:08-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: OC News, Research|Tags: , |

Today’s member profile comes from Dr. Geoff Ball, Geoff DC Ball, PhD, RD is Professor and Associate Chair (Research), Department of Pediatrics of Alberta Health Services Chair in Obesity Research Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, and Director, Pediatric [...]

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