With summer a distant memory and the new school year in full swing, there’s lots of news to catch up on, including:
On a day-to-day basis, most of the research we do relates to managing and preventing obesity in children. However, a number of years ago, one of my mentors gave me advice to ‘branch out’ a bit to develop additional research interests and projects, especially ones that were complementary to the studies I spent most of my time on. Continue reading
Over the years, we’ve received lots of support (research grants, scholarships for students) for our research through the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, by way of the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) at UAlberta.
Later this fall, many of us in Edmonton will be heading to Ottawa for the 6th Conference on Recent Advances in Preventing and Treating Obesity in Children. Our research team will be presenting data on a variety of topics, including metabolically healthy obesity, parents’ recommendations to enhance enrollment in weight management, and home visits for managing pediatric obesity.