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Bloomberg Manulife Prize: Can We Put the Fun Back into Healthier Living?

Join us for a fascinating conversation with anti-obesity crusader, Dr. Thomas Robinson, winner of the 2016 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, and other leading healthcare experts, as they explore the powerful ways we can use our knowledge about human motivation and behaviour to make it more fun and more rewarding to incorporate physical activity and better diets into our lives. See photos

Feb 15, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Toronto, Canada

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Dr. Thomas Robinson, a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Director of its Centre for Healthy Weight, has pioneered novel research programs that use creative and sometimes unconventional interventions to encourage children, families and adults to adopt healthier lifestyles, and measures their impact on diet, physical activity and weight loss.

He will be joined for a panel discussion by Liette Lapointe, Associate Professor, Information Systems at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and by Rick Blickstead, President and CEO of the Canadian Diabetes Association. The panel will be moderated by Crystal Goomansingh, news anchor at Global News.

Details
Reception and event are free, but advance registration is required.
Cocktail: 6:00 pm
Program: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Please enter via St. Paul Square.

Date and Time
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location
Manulife Head Office - International Room -
200 Bloor Street East
Toronto, Ontario, M4W 1E5
CANADA


Feb 16, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Montreal, Canada

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Dr. Thomas Robinson, a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Director of its Centre for Healthy Weight, has pioneered novel research programs that use creative and sometimes unconventional interventions to encourage children, families and adults to adopt healthier lifestyles, and measures their impact on diet, physical activity and weight loss.

He will be joined for a panel discussion by Liette Lapointe, Associate Professor, Information Systems at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and by Rick Blickstead, President and CEO of the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Details
Doors open: 5:45 PM
Program: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Date and Time
Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Location
Le Centre Sheraton - Salon ABC, Level B -
1201 Boulevard Rene-Levesque Ouest
Montreal, Quebec, H3B 2L7
CANADA


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