It’s my pleasure to share some exciting news about our team at the PCWH.
Many of you have likely already seen the most up-to-date clinical practice guidelines for assessing, preventing and managing pediatric obesity that were published recently by The Endocrine Society.
An exciting title and eye-grabbing results are what media often use to highlight the latest-and-greatest research study, especially when it comes to health and nutrition. However… Continue reading
Well, not really, but it feels that way sometimes when applying for research funding since the competition is so tough. But this time around…success!
Each year, the Graduate Students’ Association at UAlberta offers awards to its best and brightest. Continue reading
The clinical and research work we do day-to-day includes a basic goal – to help families live their healthiest, happiest lives possible. For us, this includes working with families to make and maintain healthy lifestyle, behavioral, and cognitive (LBC) changes to prevent or manage obesity. There are a number of factors that determine the LBC decisions and choices families make to work towards this goal, factors that are usually based on their values and core beliefs.
In the world of research, there is a lot of pressure to go around. Continue reading