Conference Committee

Geoff D.C. Ball | Co-Chair, PhD, RD; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta; Director, Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, AB

Josephine Ho | Co-Chair, BSc, MD, FRCPC, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, AB

Angela Alberga, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

Annick Buchholz, Clinical Investigator, Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) research group, CHEO Research Institute; Clinical Psychologist, Lead in Outcomes Management and Research, Centre for Healthy Active Living, CHEO; Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Carleton University; Ottawa, ON

Alison Connors, RN, BN, MN, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Provincial Bariatric Resource Team, Primary Health Care, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB

Katia Despot, Senior Education Manager, Interprofessional Continuing Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Stasia Hadjiyannakis
, MD, FRCPC, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Centre for Healthy Active Living (CHAL); Clinical Investigator, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Tracy Rhyason Lebel, family advisor, Edmonton, AB

Paola Luca, MD, FRCPC, MSc, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary Pediatric Endocrinologist, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, AB

Jonathan McGavock, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

Katherine Morrison, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Medical Director Metabolism and Childhood Obesity Clinical Programs, McMaster Children’s Hospital; Co-Director Metabolism and Childhood (MAC) Obesity Research Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Raylene A. Reimer, PhD, RD; Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary; Full Scientist, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, AB

Kate Storey, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Sonja Wicklum, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine University of Calgary, Calgary, AB