Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

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Severe Obesity & Global Developmental Delay Cases

Our surveillance study on severe obesity (SO) & global developmental delay (GDD) in preschool children with the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program (CPSP) is coming to an end on January 31, 2020.

If you are a pediatrician participating in the CPSP and have seen cases of SO and GDD between February 1, 2018 and January 31, 2020 please be sure to report it to the CPSP before January 31!

SOGD End of Study Infogaphic

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New Team ABC3 Member!

welcome__by_tainted_adopts-d9v7sgb.pngWe’d like to share a very warm Team ABC3 welcome to Stephan Oreskovich!

Stephan is the new Clinical Research Project Assistant with Drs. Catherine Birken and Jill Hamilton (Team ABC3 Project Leaders) at the SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP).

Stephan recently completed his MSc from McMaster University under the supervision of fellow Team ABC3 Project Leader, Dr. Katherine Morrison. His thesis focused on the utilization of magnetic resonance imaging to capture cold-activated brown adipose tissue in healthy humans. Now at SickKids, Stephan will help coordinate the STOMP evaluation study, the STOMP Early Years Trial (study 5.7), and local efforts for our severe obesity and global developmental delay surveillance study (study 5.8).

Welcome aboard, Stephan!