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
As some of you know, before we launched the full scale Readiness and Motivation Interview for Families (RMI-Family) study to validate a novel measure of motivation in youth with obesity and their parents, we completed a pilot study. Continue reading
We have news on a few fronts related to using home visits for managing pediatric obesity at the Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health (Stollery Children’s Hospital), including:
I’m really pleased to announce that Dr. Nicholas Spence (from the University of Western Ontario) will be joining our team in August. Nicholas is a Sociologist by training, and has a diverse research background spanning (among other things) health equity, social and environmental determinants of health, health promotion, and obesity. Welcome, Nicholas!