If you ask, most researchers will recall vividly that point in time (and the excitement!) when they learned that their first manuscript was accepted for publication. Yesterday, we learned that… Continue reading
At a recent conference in the US, experts gathered to discuss the implementation of and access to health services for managing pediatric obesity. 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 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
In case you haven’t heard, October 11th is World Obesity Day. To acknowledge the occasion and to raise awareness, knowledge, and skills related to obesity management in children and youth…
Are you on the lookout for the most up-to-date childhood obesity research?
Over the past several years, we’ve published a few papers related to family engagement, initiation, and attrition in pediatric weight management. As this area of study has matured, investigators are taking a bigger picture view of these issues. Continue reading