DFCM is Tackling Child Obesity and Malnutrition through new Partnership
DFCM is proud to be a partner in the Centre for Child Nutrition, Health and Development, along with the Department of Nutritional Sciences and the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. The Centre aims to improve the nutrition of children worldwide and break the trajectory of future chronic disease.
Faculty member and the Centre Chair in Patient Engagement in Child Nutrition, Dr. Mike Evans, unveiled his new Whiteboard video at the official campaign launch for the Centre. In the video, Evans highlights the challenges children and their families face in finding ways to eat healthy, as well as Canada's growing childhood overweight and obesity problem.
Read more on the Centre's website.
Annual DFCM Conference and Walter Rosser Day a Big Success
Over 200 of DFCM's faculty and staff recently participated in this year's DFCM Conference and Walter Rosser Research Day. DFCM Conference keynote speaker, Dr. Mike Evans, presented on new ways to nudge people into making healthier decisions in their life. The Earl Dunn Lecture on Walter Rosser Day was given by Dr. Danielle Martin, who spoke on the power family doctors have in positively impacting their patients, communities, and even the world.
Thank you to all of our participants, speakers and workshop/poster presenters for making the 2015 DFCM Conference and Walter Rosser Day one of the best yet!
See a "storified" recap of the conference.