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Dr. Kristi Adamo
Posted in on 15 May 2011
Stats: 14,450 views and 49 Comments ...h of Obesity in Pediatrics in Canada Publications (sample) Brett KE, Ferraro ZM, Yockell-Lelievre J, Gruslin A, Adamo KB. Maternal-Fetal Nutrient Transport in Pregnancy Pathologies: The role of the Placenta.  International Journal of Molecular Sciences (special issue; Advances in Reproductive Biology) 2014 Sep 12;15(9):16153-16185. PMID: 25222554 Adamo KB, Barrowman N, Naylor PJ, Yaya S, Harvey A, Grattan KP, Goldfield GS. Activity Begins in Ch...
Posted in on 14 May 2011
Stats: 48,733 views and No Comments ...s and staff (some of which may have occurred outside of HALO) this report includes all publications from 2013). Adamo KB, Goldfield GS, Colapinto C, Harvey A, Grattan K, Barrowman N. Evaluating a Fruit and Vegetable program consumption in Eastern Ontario schools. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice & Research 74:167-174, 2013. Adamo KB, Wilson S, Belanger K, Chaput JP. Later bedtime is associated with greater daily energy intake and screen...
Dr. Kristi Adamo’s Research Featured in Today’s Parent
Posted in Media Coverage on 22 August 2014
Stats: 456 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo’s research on gestational weight gain was featured in a story, “Pregnancy weight gain: How much is normal?,” that was recently published in Today’s Parent. From the story: Kristi Adamo, the paper’s lead author, a professor of paediatrics and a research scientist with the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute in Ottawa, exp...
Posted in on 14 May 2011
Stats: 48,343 views and No Comments ...$2500 (2013) Adamo CIHR New Investigator Award $300,000 (2012-2017) Adamo CIHR...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Interviewed by CTV About Her Maternal Obesity Management (MOM) Study
Posted in Media Coverage on 6 March 2013
Stats: 2,399 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo was interviewed by CTV Ottawa News yesterday about her maternal obesity management (MOM) study that looks at the impact of too much weight gain during pregancy on the health of the baby. From the article: [Dr. Adamo] says women who gain too much weight during pregnancy are at risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure. And now her study shows an apparent link between the mom’s weight gain and the baby’s risk for...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Interviewed on CBC News About Higher Levels of Obesity in Children Attending Daycare
Posted in Media Coverage on 21 November 2012
Stats: 1,035 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo (Research Scientist) was recently interviewed by CBC News for an article titled, “Obesity odds may be higher for children in daycare“. The article discusses a new research study, which reports higher levels of obesity among children attending daycare. From the article: All daycares aren’t created equal when it comes to nutritional quality and physical activity, said Kristi Adamo, a research scientist at the Chi...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Interviewed on CBC About the Relationship Between Working Late in Pregnancy and Birth Weight
Posted in Media Coverage on 1 August 2012
Stats: 1,161 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo (Research Scientist) provided a commentary yesterday to CBC news on a recent paper on how working late in pregnancy may be related to subsequent birth weight.  From the article: Babies born to women who work later in pregnancy tend to be lighter than those whose mothers quit sooner, say researchers who compared the effect to smoking. … “In my opinion, healthful maternal behaviours trump all else,” Adamo said. &...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Receives Two CIHR Grants
Posted in Grants on 31 January 2012
Stats: 1,898 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo, a Research Scientist with HALO, was successful in two recent CIHR grant competitions. Details of the funded grants are below: Activity Begins in Childhood- a randomized controlled trial to inspire healthy active behaviour in preschoolers Principal Investigator: Kristi Adamo Co-investigators: Gary Goldfield, Rachel Colley, PJ Naylor (Victoria), Vivienne Temple (Victoria), Nick Barrowman Operating Grant: Inst of Nutrition, Meta...
Dr. Kristi Adamo a Canadian Faculty Member at the International Graduate Course in Clinical and Exercise Physiology
Posted in Events, Presentations on 7 November 2011
Stats: 5,056 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo was one of the Canadian faculty members at the International Graduate Course in Clinical & Exercise Physiology held at Auberge Duchesnay in Ste-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Quebec.  This 1-week intensive advanced graduate-level course (view syllabus) brings together faculty and students from Canadian and European Universities focusing on topics in exercise and clinical physiology. This integrative research-based course...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Receives W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award
Posted in Grants on 8 May 2013
Stats: 1,855 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Kristi Adamo for being recently awarded one of the 2 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards for her project, Do built environment neighborhood characteristics predict gestational weight gain? The $18,000 grant will help her and her team with their research project. More details on the project are available below. Grant/Award: The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award in Obesity and Reproductive Health. (This project is a colla...