Articles in the Awards Category
Posted in Awards on 29 July 2013
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On Friday, July 19th Dr. Zach Ferraro gave a thought-provoking guest lecture to an audience of carded athletes and national team coaches entitled “Physical activity and pregnancy for elite athletes – current evidence and training recommendations“. He described the many benefits of a healthy active pregnancy when appropriately screened for… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 4 July 2013
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HALO PhD student Allana LeBlanc has recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations, Allana!… [read more]
Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 1 July 2013
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Dr. Kristi Adamo recently attended the Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health 2013 Health Women, Health Future Gala and Research Awards Ceremony in Calgary to receive the W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award in Obesity and Reproductive Health.
Her project “Do built environment neighborhood characteristics predict gestational weight gain?” was one of… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 11 June 2013
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Congratulations to PhD student Travis Saunders on receiving a Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada to continue his training at Dalhousie University in Halifax with Dr. Chris Blanchard later this year.
Travis plans to defend his doctoral dissertation this summer.… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 5 June 2013
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MSc student Michael Borghese (advisor: Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput) was recently being awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). The OGS is for full-time graduate students at the master’s or doctoral levels and provides $5,000 per term up to a maximum of $15,000.
Congratulations, Mike!… [read more]
Posted in Awards, Grants on 2 May 2013
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Congratulations to Dr. Zach Ferraro for being awarded a CIHR Travel grant to present his work, “Maternal lipid metabolism correlates with surrogate markers of insulin-like growth factor bioavailability in maternal and umbilical cord serum” at the Canadian Obesity Summit in May.… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 24 April 2013
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HALO PhD student Travis Saunders is one of three recipients to win the University of Ottawa’s 2013 Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants. This award recognizes excellence in the Travis’ work as a teaching assistant, and the important role he plays in the learning experience of students entrusted to him.
A… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 23 April 2013
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Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput’s soon-to-be-published research, which looks at whether moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity is more critical to childhood cardiometabolic health than overall sedentary time, has been featured in two Ottawa Citizen articles today. The articles are “Sitting is bad for kids’ health, but exercise can reduce the risk: CHEO… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 17 April 2013
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Congratulations to Kendra Brett (PhD student under Dr. Kristi Adamo) and Ashley Charbonneau (incoming PhD student under Dr. Mark Tremblay) on receiving Ontario Graduate Students Awards!
These scholarships are awarded to full-time graduate students and provide them with $5,000 per term up to a maximum of $15,000.… [read more]
Posted in Awards, Grants on 9 April 2013
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Congratulations to PhD student Kendra Brett for being awarded a CIHR Travel grant to present some of her preliminary work, ”The Characterization of Fatty Acid Transport Protein 4 in Third Trimester Placentas from Lean and Obese Pregnancies” at the Canadian Obesity Summit in May.… [read more]