Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Geoff Ball

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Dr. Geoff Ball is Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and Director of the Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, a clinical weight management centre affiliated with the Stollery Children’s Hospital. He takes a number of different methodological approaches that include clinical trials, qualitative inquiry, epidemiology and clinical studies, with the overarching goal of generating new knowledge that can optimize weight management care for children and youth with obesity. His research has been supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, and Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.