Dr. Mary Forhan Selected as OC Scientific Director-Elect

2020-09-29T09:12:38-04:00 September 29th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Mary Forhan, OT Reg(Alberta), PhD, Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy and Associate Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta, has been named by Obesity Canada’s (OC) science committee and board of directors as the organization’s [...]

#WorldObesityDay Book Review! Weightless: An Astrological Guide to Shedding Pounds & Keeping Them Off

2018-10-11T09:03:42-04:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Research shows that most Canadians living with obesity don’t ask healthcare professionals for treatment. When they ask for help, they are frequently told to eat less and move more, a simplistic and ineffective message that does not recognize the complex biology of [...]

6th Canadian Student Obesity Meeting Abstract Winners

2018-11-09T12:51:35-05:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: OC Events, SNP|Tags: , , , |

The 6th Canadian Student Obesity Meeting (COSM) was a big hit at Western University in London, Ontario last week. The biennial conference – run by Obesity Canada’s Student and New Professional initiative (OC-SNP) and a local organizing committee – attracted more than [...]

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