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Dolores Ramos Bachelor in Physical Education and Coaching, Diploma in Sports Science
Joined: Jun 24, 16
Healthquestlife Fitness and Nutrition
I have a very high interest in the obesity epidemic and try to educate myself as much as possible, so that I can better help my clients. I work with people who have weight and health issues as a result of lifestyle. My goal is to improve their health with knowledge, dietary changes, and physical activity. I am well aware that it is very difficult to go against the status quo, which promotes unhealthy eating and physical inactivity. However, I believe our biggest wealth is our health that
Nicola Wortley Bachelor Of Science
Joined: Jun 24, 16
Alberta Health Services/Peace Region Primary Care Network
I am an Exercise Therapist that runs the Alberta Healthy Living Exercise Program, a program for individuals with various Chronic Diseases. While I work with individuals with a number of chronic conditions, obesity is the most prevalent among the individuals that come to the Exercise Program. Along with conducting the Exercise Program I have a minor role in the Weight Wise programs in the region, facilitation the exercise education class Moving Matters.
Alyssa Taylor Pursuing a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics (Food and Nutrition)
Joined: Jun 24, 16
I am currently pursuing a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics in hopes to become a Registered Dietitian. I am very passionate about nutrition and helping others. I would love to be a member of the Canadian Obesity Network so that I can stay informed regarding the topic of obesity.
Vanessa Brown BSc Human Nutrition, BSc Human Kinetics (Kinesiology) & Graduate Dietetic Internship Program
Joined: Jun 23, 16
Fraser Health Authority
Clinical Dietitian (Registered Dietitian) currently working in the inpatient medical unit at a community hospital. Outpatient Nutrition Counselling - work with obese patients regularly. Diabetes Education Center - group classes & 1:1 counselling. Experience in Sports Nutrition with a background in Food Service Management & menu design. Noteworthy projects include 2010 Olympics and 2015 PAN AM Games & upcoming local BC Games.
Norman Grillanda B Sc Phm
Joined: Jun 23, 16
Levack Pharmacy
Helping current clients with obesity related issues
Nathalie Couture
Joined: Jun 22, 16
Brunet Jonathan Bernard
Je réalise combien plusieurs maladie et problèmes de santé seraient évités si les gens se donnaient la peine de perdre du poids et maintenir un poids santé. Je ne suis pas à l'aise présentement d'aborder le sujet et je chercher des solutions.
Jackie Buttnor OTA/PTA
Joined: Jun 22, 16
Volunteer at various health care facilities.
In working with people who have varying abilities, varying physical, mental, emotional and social difficulties. Obesity can be a limiting factor in achieving patient/client goals and developing to their full potential. I feel that a more comprehensive approach is to the benefit of all people. Be they patient/client or those who support them.
ThucNhi Dang
Joined: Jun 22, 16
University of Alberta
Merissa Golding Masters of Arts, BScN
Joined: Jun 21, 16
Stoney Health Services
Managing obesity in home care clients
Cherie Willier BScN
Joined: Jun 21, 16
First Nation Community
I am a registered Nurse with my BScN Degree. I have personally struggles with obesity for years and am currently attending the Bariatric Clinic in Edmonton since February 2016. I also teach healthy eating and active living with a focus on disease prevention and health promotion in the First Nation community.
Madeleine McIntyre
Joined: Jun 21, 16
Alberta Health Services
Nutrition and Weight Management
Lynne Searles Bsc(Nutr) Msc (Nutr) from McGill, MD 1998 (U of Calgary), CCFP (U of Calgary)
Joined: Jun 21, 16
Self employed/medical clinic
Originally a professional dietitian graduated with Bsc (Nutr) and Msc (Nutr) from McGill University. Elected to pursue medicine - University of Calgary (1998). Private practice in Family Medicine in Calgary with focus on general family medicine, geriatric care. More recent involvement in weight management clinic in Calgary providing evaluation,counselling and follow up care for individuals requesting weight management for personal reasons or within the setting of obesity with health co-morbid
Candace Swain
Joined: Jun 21, 16
collaborative practice
I am a family practice nurse and do a lot of chronic disease management especially around diabetes
Maxine Lingurar MD
Joined: Jun 21, 16
Group Health Centre
I am Chief of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sault Area Hospital. I want to help patients manage obesity for all of the health benefits that can be obtained including normalization of menses and healthier pregnancies (and healthier babies!) In addition I am the mother of two obese children and my husband also struggles with weight.
Jennica Hague
Joined: Jun 20, 16
Interior Health
The clients I work with have diabetes, and many also have obesity.
Zhila Semnani-Azad HBSc.
Joined: Jun 20, 16
University of Toronto
I am currently a graduate student in the University of Toronto. My research is on adipose tissue inflammation and its relationship with the progression of disorders underlying type 2 diabetes. I have been involved in health research for over 6 years and am passionate in exploring inflammation as it is related to obesity and its overall impact on health. Upon completing PhD, I hope to continue research in this field and be actively involved in public health policy.
Featured Researchers
JoAnne Davies PhD
Joined: Jan 31, 13
University of Alberta
Marni Armstrong PhD (candidate), Cardiovascular Sciences
Joined: Mar 28, 08
University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services
Alejandro (Alex) Jadad MD, DPhil
Joined: Dec 02, 05
University of Toronto
Angela Alberga BSc, MSc, PhD
Joined: Jan 13, 09
University of Calgary
Lorna Milkovich RN, BN, MBA
Joined: Feb 20, 13
Red Deer Primary Care Network
Khloud Alkhalaqi Masters
Joined: Oct 08, 14
Simon Fraser University
Timothy Caulfield LLM, FRSC, FCAHS
Joined: Oct 26, 12
University of Alberta
Stuart Nicholls Ph.D., MRes, MSc, BSc(Hons)
Joined: Apr 29, 14
University of Ottawa
Alison M Duncan BASc, MSc, PhD, RD
Joined: Nov 22, 05
University of Guelph
Marjorie Coristine B.Sc; M.A.
Joined: Jan 16, 13
Ottawa West Health Group
Marielle Ledoux PhD, DtP
Joined: Nov 14, 06
Université de Montréal
Timothy Jackson BSc, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS
Joined: Apr 22, 13
University of Toronto