Nutrition and fitness

Dr. Gotay’s research featured on CIHR website

Friday, July 21, 2017

Dr. Gotay’s efforts to build the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention and to advocate for “hands on” approaches to cancer prevention were recently featured in a special section of the CIHR website highlighting 150 Canadian health research success stories. Dr.

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Summer student joins Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Centre is pleased to welcome Carly Sable, a 2017 Faculty of Medicine Summer Studentship Research Program award winner.

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Dr. Dummer participated in Canadian Public Health Association annual conference

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Public Health 2017 is a national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, and students come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, share the latest research and information, promote best practices, and advo

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Dr. Murphy publishes paper in Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Friday, May 19, 2017

Obesity is a risk factor for chronic kidney disease, as well as cancer

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Comparison between Different Measures of Body Fat with Kidney Function Decline and Incident Chronic Kidney Disease

Friday, May 19, 2017

In this study, a higher amount of body fat was linked with an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease.

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Dr. Dummer participates in Society of Behavioural Medicine conference

Thursday, March 30, 2017

On March 30, 2017, Dr. Dummer presented at the Society of Behavioural Medicine’s 38th annual conference. His presentation was part of a panel symposium session entitled “Multimorbidity and physical activity in Atlantic Canadians.”

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Paper by Dr. Murphy named one of 10 best articles for 2016

Monday, April 17, 2017

On Monday, April 17, 2017, the American Journal of Epidemiology published its list of 10 best articles from 2016. The list represents the best in the field, in the opinion of the journal’s editors.

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Dr. Murphy participates in AACR annual meeting

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Dr. Rachel Murphy presented a poster at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Blog: Evaluating the impact of a nutrition program in BC elementary schools

Monday, March 27, 2017

In this month's blog post, Gaya Murthy describes her master's thesis research in which she is evaluating the impact of the Food Explorer's program.

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Dr. Murphy and colleagues to evaluate a novel nutrition intervention

Friday, March 10, 2017

Drs. Rachel Murphy, Carolyn Gotay, and Chris Lovato have received funding from the Danone Institute of Canada to evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention targeting family food skills.

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