Volunteerism: 3 reasons to join the Obesity Canada Students and New Professionals

2020-07-08T11:20:55-04:00 July 8th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Nadia Browne. Nadia is a Registered Dietitian and a PhD candidate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the Outgoing Vice-Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Since becoming a member [...]

NOW OPEN: Students and New Professionals: National Executive Elections

2020-06-30T13:41:38-04:00 June 30th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The OC-SNP National Executive is a rewarding experience. We asked past and present OC-SNP National Executives, and 100% said they would recommend joining the OC-SNP Executive to their friends and colleagues. Below you’ll find what some had to say about their [...]

From Grad School and Beyond: Dr. Kristen Reilly

2020-06-29T18:10:51-04:00 June 29th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kristen Reilly has been involved with Obesity Canada for over six years, including serving on the OC-SNP National Executive as National Chapter Representative (2018-19) and Special Events Coordinator (2019-20). She obtained her Master of Public Health from the University of Guelph [...]

Promoting positive body image and preventing weight stigma online during a global pandemic

2020-04-21T12:13:31-04:00 April 21st, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal. Taniya is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at The University of Ottawa. She is also the current outgoing OC-SNP Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. This blog post also included contributions from all of the OC-SNP [...]

Good Nutrition During The COVID-19 Pandemic: How Is It Possible?

2020-04-16T14:31:10-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Have you been recommended or required to self-quarantine [...]

How to be physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-04-16T11:39:15-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Are you in self-quarantine without any symptoms or [...]

That’s a wrap on the National Pedometer Challenge 2020!

2020-04-14T15:15:16-04:00 April 14th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Dr. Kristen Reilly. Kristen’s doctoral thesis focuses on parents as agents of change in the treatment of childhood obesity and promotion of children’s health behaviours. She is currently a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Geography [...]

CANCELLED: Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)

2020-03-18T15:58:14-04:00 March 18th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada (OC) supports widespread efforts to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have indefinitely cancelled all travel and in-person meetings for our staff and volunteers, and staff are being supported to work from home. Uncertainty about when the [...]

Call for Abstracts for the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting – Submission Deadline March 23, 2020

2020-03-12T11:20:51-04:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

A call for abstract submissions is open for the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting. Obesity Canada in partnership with York University and the University of Alberta will convene the 7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting on June 17-19, 2020 in Toronto, ON. COSM [...]

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