HALO PhD candidate Taru Manyanga and Director Mark Tremblay were in Mozambique (Maputo and Bilene)...Read More
Four new students have joined HALO for the 2015-16 academic year including: Angelica Blais (supervisor Dr. Pat Longmuir) with the University of Ottawa, M.Sc candidate in Human Kinetics Caroline Dutil (supervisor Dr....Read More
Allana LeBlanc Travels to Pennington Biomedical Research Centre in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for Statistical Training
PhD candidate Allana LeBlanc recently traveled to Pennington Biomedical Research Centre in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for statistical training. Pennington is the coordinating center for the International Study of Childhood Obesity,...Read More
Cynthia Colapinto Completes Training Program at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland
PhD student Cynthia Colapinto (on far right in above photo with fellow Canadian trainees Amy Metcalfe [centre] and Heather Ramshaw) has completed the Training Program on Surveillance and Prevention of Birth Defects and Preterm...Read More
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!