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Seasons Greetings From HALO

Wishing you a healthy, active holiday season and New Year. Best wishes from your friends in the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research...

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Introducing Dr. Allana LeBlanc

Yesterday, HALO PhD candidate Allana LeBlanc successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, which looked at correlates of overall sedentary time and specific sedentary behaviours in children. Dr. LeBlanc’s PhD work was...

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About HALO

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!

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