Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a couple exciting additions to our team.
The main purpose of starting our blog a couple years ago was to connect our group of clinic-focused team members with our research-focused team members. We work in different buildings across different sites, and our day-to-day schedules are variable, so regular communication can be limited between clinicians and researchers. Continue reading
It’s my pleasure to welcome Ms. Maryam Kebbe to our research group. Continue reading
When first launched, this blog was intended to keep our team (clinicians, trainees, administrators) up-to-date on clinical and research issues regarding the Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Over the past year, it’s scope has broadened to include complementary topics; however, reflecting on recent (and anticipating some upcoming) changes, I thought the following points were worth sharing: Continue reading
It’s my pleasure to announce that Dr. Kathleen O’Connor has joined our research group. Continue reading
Experts recommend that clinicians should assess families’ motivation and readiness to participate in weight management before health services begin. 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