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Appointment of Professor Daniel Sellen as Director

To:                          Members of the Centre for Child Nutrition and Health From:                    L. Trevor Young Dean, Faculty of Medicine Vice Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions   Re:                         Appointment of Professor Daniel Sellen as Director  
Jan 9 / 2017

Foundations Curriculum student experience blog: A healthy take on nutrition

On October 18 and 20, first year medical students took part in an exciting hands-on experience as part of the new Foundations Curriculum. On these two days, we traded our stethoscopes for aprons and put our culinary, rather than clinical, skills to the test by attending a cooking class and grocery store tour at Loblaws.
Jan 4 / 2017

Recipients Announced: 2016 Public Policy and Child Nutrition Collaborative Grant

Answering key questions in child nutrition can help improve the health of children and families. That’s why we’re funding collaborative research projects that focus on the food environment of children through the 2016 Public Policy and Child Nutrition Collaborative Grant. With a special interest in the evaluation of current policies that target children, our goal is to provide evidence to support effective public policy promoting child nutrition and health.
Dec 13 / 2016

Dr. Mike Evans to work with Apple’s health division in California

Dr. Mike Evans, Chair of Patient Engagement in Child Nutrition at the Centre for Child Nutrition and Health at U of T, will take on an exciting new role at Apple. Read more here.
Sep 26 / 2016

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“To stem Canada’s epidemic of chronic disease, we must shift our focus from treatment to prevention.”

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Earle W. McHenry Professor and Chair

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