Professor Mark Tremblay was in Hamilton on September 17th to participate in the McMaster Health Forum Stakeholder Dialogue titled, “Promoting Healthy Weights Using Population-based Interventions in Canada.” The day-long deliberations included selected representatives from research, government, program delivery agencies and industry. The outcomes of the deliberations will be provided to the Public Health Agency of Canada for their consideration.
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September 19, 2010
September 20, 2013
The Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) was established in 2007 in response to the escalating obesity crisis and the increasing complexity of related co-morbidities. Today the HALO team consists of 17 staff (including 6 researchers), a childhood obesity clinical team (Centre for Healthy Active Living), 17 graduate students, and many community volunteers. Since its inception in 2007, HALO has received over $12 million in research funding; produced more than 520 peer-reviewed publications; has given more than 980 scholarly presentations locally, nationally and internationally; and secured more than 1.3 billion media impressions!