CON Member Dr. JP Chaput Receives IJO New Faculty Award
Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput
(pictured right) for being awarded the IJO New Faculty Award at the 2014 International Congress on Obesity that was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in March.
The award recognizes his exceptional research in population health based on innovation, quality of science, research design, and quality of writing. Dr. Chaput is a former CON Boot Camper (2006) and is the faculty representative of CON-SNP in Ottawa. Currently, JP is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa and an Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute. He also holds a Junior Research Chair in Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research. His research focuses on pediatric obesity prevention and the documentation of new determinants of obesity.