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Articles in the Awards Category

Active Transportation and Adolescents’ Health
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Posted in Awards on 10 April 2014
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Dr. Richard Larouche and Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Active Transportation and Adolescents’ Health: The Canadian Health Measures Survey,” that was recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below.
Larouche R, Faulkner GEJ, Fortier M, Tremblay… [read more]

Ottawa Researcher Receives International Award for Obesity Research
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Posted in Awards, Featured Posts on 25 March 2014
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OTTAWA, Canada – March 25, 2014 – At the International Congress on Obesity held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week, Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput from the Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) research group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute was awarded the International Journal of Obesity… [read more]

Allana LeBlanc Awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarship
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Posted in Awards on 25 February 2014
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PhD candidate Allana LeBlanc (advisor: Dr. Mark Tremblay) recently received notification that she will be the recipient of 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.
Allana also recently… [read more]

Obesity in Preconception and Pregnancy
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Posted in Awards on 7 February 2014
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HALO researchers Dr. Kristi Adamo and Dr. Zach Ferraro co-authored a report regarding obesity in preconception and pregnancy that was recently released by Best Start: Ontario’s Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre.
Click here to download the report.… [read more]

Fasting for 24 Hours Heightens Reward from Food and Food-Related Cues
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Posted in Awards on 20 January 2014
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Drs. Jameason Cameron and Gary Goldfield are co-authors on a paper, “Fasting for 24 Hours Heightens Reward from Food and Food-Related Cues,” that was recently published in PLoS One. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below.
Cameron JD, Goldfield GS, Finlayson G, Blundell JE, Doucet É (2014)… [read more]

Hélène Sinclair Awarded Member of Excellence Status with the International Association of Administrative Professionals for 5th Consecutive Year
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Posted in Awards on 16 January 2014
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Congratulations to HALOite Hélène Sinclair, CAP-OM, on meeting the Pathways to Excellence requirements as a Member of Excellence with the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) for the fifth consecutive year.… [read more]

Dr. Patricia Longmuir’s Students Receive Undergraduate Awards from University of Ottawa
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Posted in Awards on 17 December 2013
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Two of Dr. Patricia Longmuir’s students have received Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Awards from the University of Ottawa. Each award provides the student with a stipend of $1,000 plus a $500 contribution to their research expenses.
Ms. Cherry Xiong received the award for her work on our project examining the… [read more]

Dr. Ferraro Presents on Pregnancy and Elite Athletes at the Canadian Sport Institute
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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]

Allana LeBlanc Receives Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology
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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]

Dr. Kristi Adamo Receives W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award in Obesity and Reproductive Health
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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]