Ghosts at the Dinner Table

While our team focuses on research and clinical care to prevent and manage obesity in children, most of the time, we communicate and work with moms and dads.  Continue reading

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Learning with Families – The Value of Patient-Oriented Research

Historically, clinical researchers conducted their research “on subjects” rather than “with participants”. Beyond terminology, this difference reflects a philosophical shift and evolution in how clinical research is conceptualized, planned, and conducted.  Continue reading

New Publication – RIPPLE

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