Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

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Tips to Manage Screen Time

lots-of-kids-with-screen-devicesWith kids out on summer break routines often become less structured and it can be difficult to know how much screen time is too much and how to manage it. Our Team ABC3 Co-Investigator Jess Haines recently co-wrote an article for The Conversation, which shares five tips for parents to help manage children’s screen time over the summer.

Great work, Jess!

Check out the full article HERE.

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STOMP Early Years – Trial Video

39181-STOMP_taglinelogo_pmsDr. Catherine Birken (Team ABC3 Project Leader) and her team have created a whiteboard video as a engaging recruitment tool for the Team ABC3 study, “STOMP Early Years: A pilot randomized controlled trial of an intensive, family-centred home visiting intervention for young children with severe obesity”.

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In Focus…with Team ABC3 Leader, Amy McPherson

McPhersonAmy McPherson, PhD, CPsychol is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and Scientist at the Bloorview Research Institute. As a Team ABC3 Principal Investigator, Amy is leading the study titled: Family recommendations for improving health services to manage severe obesity in children with disabilities

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Congrats, Meaghan!

great-job-png-gold-star-good-job-clipart-1400We are thrilled to share that Meaghan Walker successfully defended her MSc thesis (University of Toronto) on her work with the Team ABC3 study titled: Family recommendations for improving health services to manage severe obesity in children with disabilities under the supervision of Dr. Amy McPherson.

A huge congrats to Meaghan on this accomplishment! We have enjoyed having Meaghan as part of Team ABC3 and we’re excited to see what she does next!

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New Team ABC3 Publication!


We are very pleased to share a new Team ABC3 publication!

Meloja Satkunam worked on Study 5.1: Prevalence and health care utilization of severe obesity in children accessing primary health care in Ontario while completing her MPH at McMaster University under the supervision of Dr. Catherine Birken (University of Toronto).

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