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Kim Chau
Joined: Jan 20, 17
McMaster University
My research focuses on the impact of early antibiotic exposure on the gut microbiota and long-term health outcomes (e.g. obesity and diabetes). ***CON Obesity Boot Camp Alumni 2010***
Jennifer Pichette B.Sc Biomedical sciences, M.Sc Biology conc. microbial physiology
Joined: Jan 20, 17
Laurentian University
M.Sc thesis focused on metabolic diseases (Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity), prebiotics, and gastrointestinal hormones.
Kaitlyn Comeau
Joined: Jan 20, 17
Porcupine Health Unit
Incorporate prevention strategies into obesity-focused policies and programs
Kimberley Black BSc, FNH
Joined: Jan 19, 17
Island Health
My work is focused on Public Health Promotion, and a component of this is decreasing weight bias and weight stigma. I work to support community members to improve their healthy eating behaviours, with recognition of the complex factors that contribute to overweight and obesity.
Emily McKenzie BSc., MSc,
Joined: Jan 19, 17
Alberta Health Services
I work in cancer prevention and excess weight is a risk factor of interest.
Krystin Minns
Joined: Jan 19, 17
Aspen Primary Care Network
I work with adults and youth to make healthy lifestyle changes to prevent or manage various chronic illnesses including diabetes, obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and chronic respiratory issues. I obtained my CDE designation in 2014 and have focused a great deal of my practice on diabetes management.
Simon Kember Bsc Nutrition Sciences
Joined: Jan 19, 17
Cornwall Community Hospital
I work with patients every day to help them manage their diabetes and support them with making healthy lifestyle changes.
Steph Tilley BSc Nutrition and Food Science (Nutrition Major)
Joined: Jan 19, 17
C-endo
At C-endo we work with many patients struggling with overweight and obesity. In my role as a dietitian/diabetes educator I work to support many of these patients, and hope to increase my capacity to do so in being connected to the Canadian Obesity Network.
Heidi Deboer-Fennell
Joined: Jan 18, 17
Deboer-Fennell Medicine Professional Corporation
Family physician with interest in obesity
Niki Primeau
Joined: Jan 18, 17
Ontario College of Health & Technology
I am currently in school for Medical Administration and interested in gaining employment in the Bariatric field.
Cathy Toney BSc Nutrition
Joined: Jan 17, 17
Cypress Health Region
I am a community dietitian and see clients in mostly and outpatient setting. I see a variety of clients which include one on one adults and kids for obesity.
Chau Du Counselling Psychology, Masters of Science
Joined: Jan 17, 17
University Health Network
Chau Du, M.Sc., is a psychometrist in the Bariatric Surgery Program at the University Health Network (UHN) since 2012. In her role, she conducts assessments and research with patients with obesity, eating, mood and anxiety disorders. Chau also has advanced training in mindfulness-based interventions including: Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy with Dr. Zindel Segal (2009), Mindfulness-based Eating and Awareness Training with Dr. Jean Kristeller (2014), Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction at t
Dana Schaub Master of Science
Joined: Jan 16, 17
The Wellness Dietitians, LLC
I worked at a medical and surgical weight loss practice for 5+ years. Currently I am starting private practice specializing in weight management and disease prevention.
Grace Jieun Lee MSc, RD
Joined: Jan 16, 17
Scarborough and Rouge Hospital
I am a Registered Dietitian working with the Healthy Outcomes Paediatric Program for Scarborough (HOPPS)- a clinic for children and adolescents (2 to 17 years of age) with body weight and related health concerns. I am passionate about working with children and their families to improve health and quality of life through sustainable lifestyle changes.
Marianne Thériault
Joined: Jan 15, 17
Université de Moncton
Doctoral Student in Psychology
Karen Bennett RN BN Bachelor of Nursing
Joined: Jan 15, 17
Nova Scotia Health Authority
In the OR obesity offers many challenges for the patient and the operating room team. As a RN I do clinical assessments prior to entering the OR. It is this valuable time that I can do some patient education. A patient with an elevated BMI offers anesthetic challenges and procedural challenges. I am hoping to learn more about obesity.
Featured Researchers
Mary L'Abbe BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
Joined: Oct 18, 13
Dep of Nutritional Sc., University of Toronto
Rena LaFrance
Joined: Apr 24, 13
Alberta Health Services
Genevieve Gariepy PhD
Joined: Jun 09, 15
McGill University
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