Our research group has been fortunate to receive financial support from a number of sources over the years. Continue reading
This past summer, Emily Kelleher (PhD Candidate, Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork) visited our research team from Ireland. I’m happy to share that Emily recently published the first of several papers from her graduate work. Continue reading
Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a couple exciting additions to our team.
Over the past few years, we published several papers related to developing and refining an eHealth intervention for parents to prevent obesity in children. Our Resource Information Program for Parents on Lifestyle and Education (RIPPLE) Study was led day-to-day by Jill Byrne (Avis; PhD Graduand, Dept of Pediatrics, UAlberta). Continue reading
With data from our multi-centre Should I Stay or Should I Go? study, we recently published a paper in Obesity Research & Clinical Practice describing reasons why families drop out of pediatric weight management clinics. Continue reading
Over recent years, we developed, tested, and disseminated our Parents as Agents of Change intervention for parents of children with obesity. Since dropout is a common phenomenon in the field, Dr. Nicholas Spence (former post-doc with us at UAlberta) led a study… Continue reading
Yesterday, a number of researchers and clinicians gathered in Ottawa for the first Annual General Meeting for our CIHR Team Grant in Bariatric Care.