Announcing the Winners of OC-SNP Awards for 2019/20!

2020-09-23T17:57:28-04:00 September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Awards, SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Laura Vergeer. Laura is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is also the current Outgoing Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. The OC-SNP National Executive is [...]

From Grad School and Beyond: Dr. Maryam Kebbe

2020-07-24T17:46:15-04:00 July 24th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Maryam Kebbe obtained her PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta’s Department of Pediatrics (Edmonton, Alberta), completed postdoctoral training in the Medical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford (Oxford, United Kingdom), and is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher [...]

CLOSED! OC-SNP Awards are Open: Nominate Someone Today!

2020-09-15T17:51:39-04:00 July 17th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s blog post comes from Rebecca A.G. Christensen. Rebecca is a PhD Candidate in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. On the OC-SNP National Executive, Rebecca serves as the Vice Chair. It [...]

Upcoming: OC-SNP COVID-19 Webinar

2020-07-15T15:34:05-04:00 July 15th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Malcolm Snow. Malcolm is a 4th year undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is also one of the Chapter Representatives on the OC-SNP National Executive. In mid-May, fellow Chapter Representative Joyla Furlano and I [...]

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

2020-09-16T12:17:13-04:00 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 [...]

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Students and New Professionals – National Executive Elections

2020-07-31T11:48:25-04:00 June 30th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ATTENTION - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 14 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 [...]

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 [...]

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