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
Over the years, we’ve conducted a number of studies that were designed to learn about families’ experiences and perceptions. While we’ve learned a lot, and applied some of this learning to how we provide care to children and families enrolled in pediatric weight management, it’s fair to say we could have done more to engage families in our research. Continue reading
Over the years, we’ve been fortunate to receive money to support our research from a variety of sources. Continue reading
It’s my pleasure to let you know that Arnaldo Perez (PhD Candidate, Pediatrics, UAlberta) was recently awarded a Graduate Studentship from Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions for his dissertation research on families’ initiation of pediatric weight management. Way to go, Arnaldo!