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Behaviourist Candace Vilhan (left) and Registered Dietitian Jennifer Brown
The disease people “wear”: How to recognize and reduce obesity stigma and bias

Obesity – now considered a chronic disease similar to diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol – is a disease people “wear,” so they’re subject to constant stigma and bias. “I often think that if I was an alcoholic, had diabetes or high blood pressure etc., people wouldn’t be able to see those conditions and then judge me for my perceived health status,” explained Candace Vilhan.

Dr. Amanda Black receives SOGC’s Regional Achievement Award

June 26, 2014 — At the recent SOGC Annual Clinical Scientific Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Dr. Amanda Black was awarded with the Regional Achievement Award for the Ontario region in recognition for her leadership in women’s health. Dr. Black is an associate professor in obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Ottawa and works at […]

Helping Make Sick Babies Well!

July 6, 2011 – We are very excited to inform you that the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was recently awarded a $25,000.00 grant from The Keg Restaurant in conjunction with their “Thanks a Million” campaign. The NICU project “Helping Make Sick Babies Well” was submitted amongst thousands of others across North America to be […]

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