Honoring Dr. Taniya Nagpal: Recipient of the TOPS New Investigator Award for Advancements in Obesity and Pregnancy Research

2024-04-23T13:04:54-04:00April 12th, 2024|

Celebrating Excellence: Dr. Taniya Nagpal's Impact on Obesity and Pregnancy Research Obesity Canada proudly recognizes Dr. Taniya Nagpal, the recipient of the prestigious TOPS New Investigator Research Award for her outstanding contributions to the field of obesity research, specifically during pregnancy. [...]

Publication: Presentation of a weight bias internalization tool for use in pregnancy and a call for future research: A commentary

2024-04-23T13:03:14-04:00March 7th, 2024|

Abstract Background Emerging evidence has shown that weight stigma is a concern during pregnancy, with several studies documenting common sources including healthcare, the media and interpersonal networks. Experiencing weight stigma may lead to weight bias internalization (WBI), whereby individuals accept and [...]

Worldwide trends in underweight and obesity from 1990 to 2022: a pooled analysis of 3663 population-representative studies with 222 million children, adolescents, and adults

2024-03-01T13:21:38-05:00March 1st, 2024|

Background Underweight and obesity are associated with adverse health outcomes throughout the life course. We estimated the individual and combined prevalence of underweight or thinness and obesity, and their changes, from 1990 to 2022 for adults and school-aged children and adolescents [...]

We Are Hiring: Research Coordinator

2024-02-13T14:34:15-05:00February 13th, 2024|

 February 13, 2013 Location: Remote, Canada Duration: Full-time, 1-year contract (Possibility of extension depending on funding) Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Position: Research Coordinator  About Obesity Canada: Obesity Canada is Canada’s leading obesity-registered charity, comprising healthcare professionals, researchers, [...]

New Publication: Transforming the landscape of obesity education – The Canadian obesity education competencies

2023-11-03T14:30:28-04:00November 3rd, 2023|

Obesity Canada’s Education Action Team has been working diligently and has recently published a robust obesity education competency set. Below is the abstract for the paper. Background With ongoing gaps in obesity education delivery for health professions in Canada and around [...]

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