On April 24, 2015 Dr. Zach Ferraro presented at the University of Ottawa resident physician academic day for MDs in the Preventive Medicine & Public Health program. He gave a talk titled “Pregnancy weight gain and the developmental origins of obesity: Public health perspectives” and is currently working with the program director to incorporate these messages into the Royal College of Physicians qualifying examination.
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HALO Researchers Present the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy at Conference in Banff, Alberta
May 1, 2013
November 30, 2015
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!