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Nicola Eagleson
Joined: Sep 27, 16
Mosaic Primary Care Network
I work in Community Clinics, helping clients to manage chronic health concerns.
Brittany Rioux Bch. Science in Kinesiology (Honours) Ms. Science in Exercise & Sport Science
Joined: Sep 27, 16
University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)
As a Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science student at UNB, I am highly interested in the areas of exercise physiology and obesity. As a Graduate Research Assistant I take part in assisting with research projects that involve exercise and individuals living with obesity. During my undergraduate degree, my Honours thesis focused on research on physical function in obese individuals awaiting bariatric surgery. I look forward to the work that I will be doing during my master's degree and i
Carol Udey Bachelor of Science in Home Economics
Joined: Sep 27, 16
NITHA
I am interested in aboriginal health and how obesity links to poor outcomes or chronic disease in this population. My role is to research the latest information and best practices in the country and bring it to my organization. Our aim is to bring forward relevant information to our partners that we deal with in the Northern Communities of Saskatchewan. Some of our goals are to provide up to date prenatal and postnatal care, infant and child care, and prevention of chronic diseases for all age
Stephanie Cameron
Joined: Sep 27, 16
Alberta Health Services
I work full-time as a Registered Dietitian with the Calgary Adult Bariatric Specialty Clinic, where I counsel pre- and post-bariatric surgery patients. I am constantly working with individuals to help in the avoidance of post-operative complications and prevention of nutrition deficiency. My number one goal in working with this population is to both maximize health and wellness while improving quality of life.
Margaret Crawford BScN
Joined: Sep 27, 16
Hamilton Family Health Team
Current CDE in Family practice who sees patients struggle with obesity daily want to help them achieve healthy goals and weight.
Ghazal Haghnegahdar
Joined: Sep 27, 16
Provincial Health Services Authority
I see few patients involving obesity in outpatients as well as private practice. I'm always looking for new research and information to incorporate in my practice.
AnnJane Zahradnik BA, Teaching Certificate
Joined: Sep 26, 16
Alcohol Drug Education Service
I am retired from a career in Health Education, I would like to promote obesity-positive attitudes and programs in my community of Delta, BC.
Julia Anderson Nursing
Joined: Sep 26, 16
Alberta Health Services
Enjoyed working with the bariatric team at the Civic, in Ottawa. It was exciting to learn the procedure and to see outcomes. Now I am in Calgary with a new team that do the surgeries slightly different but still with great outcomes.
Taryn Neva B.A; M. Sc; PGCertPsych
Joined: Sep 26, 16
Calgary Rural Primary Care Network
I currently work in a rural physicians office. I see patients with one or more chronic illness. Weight management is the highest referrals I receive from the physicians. I would like to have more information and training with obesity and weight management.
Jane Lac
Joined: Sep 26, 16
Etobicoke Family Health Team
Childhood and adult obesity issues. Weight bias and weight stigma, and social justice issues.
Karen Backway MD. PhD
Joined: Sep 26, 16
Self-employed
Pediatrician interested in helping parents help their kids learn healthy lifestyle choices BEFORE problems occur. I recently completed the precision nutrition level 1 and level 2 nutrition coaching program and wish to develop strategies to help parents and their kids develop lifetime habits. I firmly believe that its easier to develop healthy habits rather than correct issues after the fact. Our society is frenetic increasing stress and anxiety, ADHD is rampant and our lives are 'take out, hi
Theresa Odunayo Akinola Ph.D, M.Sc, BMR(PT)
Joined: Sep 25, 16
Lagos State Government, Nigeria
I am a physiotherapist with over 14 years clinical and research experience. I have carried out studies on indices of adiposity and Health-related quality of life among urban dwellers in Lagos State, Nigeria and I have published in journals. I am particularly interested in studying obesity because the awareness needs to be created among people that excess fat storage around the body could lead to morbidity and illness. Hence lifestyle change is very important to improve health status and achieve
James Harte BSc (HONS)
Joined: Sep 24, 16
London Drugs
In course of my profession encounter a lot of chronic disease patients eg hypertension ,diabetes etc and obesity is certainly a factor in the etiology and progression of those diseases
Lisa Schaffer
Joined: Sep 24, 16
BSTRO
My experience pre and post gastric sleeve have motivated me to become an engaged advocate for the patient side of obesity treatment and resources. I am hoping to bring my time, talent and insights to the CON network to effect change for people living with the challenges of obesity.
Ji Wei Yang MDCM FRCPC
Joined: Sep 23, 16
McGill University Health Center
Interested in metabolic syndrome
Diana Tarraf MSc. (c), BSc.
Joined: Sep 23, 16
University of Ottawa
I am a private practice dietitian who sees many patients suffering from obesity or the metabolic syndrome. I am intensely curious on how to effectively treat my patients and would like to join this group to be able to attend webinars, seminars and discussions.
Featured Researchers
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
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