Branching Out

On a day-to-day basis, most of the research we do relates to managing and preventing obesity in children. However, a number of years ago, one of my mentors gave me advice to ‘branch out’ a bit to develop additional research interests and projects, especially ones that were complementary to the studies I spent most of my time on. Continue reading

¡Felicitaciones Arnaldo!

Over the past several years, Arnaldo Perez (Dept of Pediatrics, UAlberta) played a leadership role in our research to better understand issues related to families’ engagement in pediatric weight management, which included drawing on data collected from families enrolled in our Should I Stay or Should I Go study. Continue reading

Well Done, Ann!

Undergraduate nutrition students at UAlberta who are on track to become registered dietitians are required to complete a research course, which exposes them to research principles and practices, pairing them with mentors to complete research projects. Over the years, more than 20 students have spent time working and learning with our group.  Continue reading