NEWS

March 28, 2021


March 17, 2021

Dr Stéphanie Chevalier (Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director) - Canadian Nutrition Society webinar on COVID-19, Nutrition and Lifestyle Factors in the Canadian Population.



November 4, 2020

Dr Anne-Sophie Brazeau (Assistant Professor and Director of the dietetics education and practice program, School of Human Nutrition) - Canadian Nutrition Society webinar on the Ketogenic diet and Type 1 Diabetes


October 21, 2020

Dr Daiva Nielsen (Assistant Professor, School of Human Nutrition) - Canadian Nutrition Society webinar on Food Access Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

 



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Issue 1 - June 2020


AWARDS

April 2021

DIANA DALLMANN, PhD candidate (Supervisor: Grace Marquis, PhD)

Finalist, American Society for Nutrition Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Abstract Recognition Award Program which recognizes the very best research presented by students and young investigators during NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE in the Global Nutrition Topical Area.

Abstract Title: Maternal Participation in a Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Intervention Matters for Child Diet and Growth Outcomes in Rural Ghana

Oral presentation, Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy Week 2021 (in collaboration with Alexa Brody and Joely Greenbaum, and with support from Dr Grace Marquis' research lab).

Abstract Title: Critical steps for enrollment, participation, and success in a nutrition-sensitive agriculture intervention in rural Ghana

March 2021

LUCAS ROLDOS, PhD candidate (Supervisor: Stan Kubow, PhD)

Finalist, INAF (Université Laval) science communication competition

Your Healthiness is showing

 

DAANA TAVANEI, U3 BSc Nutrition Major (Supervisor: Daiva Nielsen, PhD)

Canadian Home Economics Foundation

Undergraduate category - 2020 Dr. Elizabeth Feniak Award for Excellence in Technical Writing!                                                                                              
"Food purchasing patterns in Quebec, Canada during the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic"
 

 

May 2020

MOZHGAN KOHZADI, PhD candidate (Supervisor: Kris Koski, RD, PhD)

Recipient of Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé for Doctoral training

'La supplémentation en micronutriments pendant la grossesse améliore-t-elle les concentrations de liquide amniotique et la croissance fœtale?'

 

TONGZHU MENG, MSc candidate (Supervisor: Daiva Nielsen, PhD)

2nd place in the Canadian Nutrition Society '2020 Nutrition Graduate Student & Trainee Award/ Christine Gagnon Memorial Travel Award – Oral Presentations’.

 

 

 

AUDREY MOYEN, MSc candidate (Supervisor: Stéphanie Chevalier, RD, PhD)

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's CIHR Award

 

MELINDA PREVOST, MSc candidate (Supervisor: Anne-Sophie Brazeau, RD, PhD)

Master’s training summer scholarship - Diabète Québec

MARYAM RAZAGHI, PhD candidate (Supervisor: Hope Weiler, RD, PhD)

American Society for Nutrition 'Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Finalist', which recognizes the very best research presented by students and young investigators during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE in the Maternal, Perinatal, and Pediatric Nutrition Topical Area.

MERYEM TALBO, MSc  (Supervisor: Anne-Sophie Brazeau, RD, PhD)

Doctoral’s training summer scholarship - Diabète Québec

ANNE-JULIE TESSIER, RD, PhD candidate (Supervisor: Stéphanie Chevalier, RD, PhD)

Dietitians of Canada - Member Recognition Award- Innovation 2020 for Keenoa

 

 

 

 

KAYLA WONG, MSc Candidate (Supervisor: Anne-Sophie Brazeau, RD, PhD)

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's CIHR Award completed by Fonds de recherche du Québec-Santé for MSc training for candidates holding a professional degree.

L’effet de la diète cétogène sur les facteurs de risque cardiovasculaire en comparaison à une alimentation modérée en glucides en présence de diabète.

 

 

November 2019

ALEXANDRA ITZKOVITZ, RD (Supervisor: Anne-Sophie Brazeau, RD, PhD)

Recipient of the Walter M. Stewart Postgraduate Scholarships in Agriculture (2019-2020)

ANIKKA SWABY, RD (Supervisor: Luis Agellon, PhD)

Recipient of the Walter M. Stewart Postgraduate Scholarship in Agriculture (2019-2020)

Recipient Catherine Freeman Fellowship In Human Nutrition (2019-2020)

CLAIRE LAWSON (Supervisor: Stéphanie Chevalier, RD, PhD)

Recipient of the NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's CIHR Award for the 2018 competition                                                                                                                          

TONGZHU MENG (Supervisor: Daiva Nielsen, PhD)

Recipient of the Marian and Ralph Sketch Fellowship

GABRIELLA MENNITI, MSc candidate (Supervisor: Daiva Nielsen, PhD)

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's CIHR Award

April 2019

School of Human Nutrition Graduate Students awarded FRQS and FRQ-SC grants for 2019-2020

FARZANEH BARAK (Supervisor: Hugo Melgar-Quinonez, PhD)

Recipient of Fonds de recherche du Québec – Societé et Culture for Doctoral training in research

'Approches participatives pour comprendre les dynamiques du pouvoir décisionnel sexo-spécifique des ménages dans les zones rurales du Malawi'

VANESSA FERREIRA (Supervisor: Celena Scheede-Bergdahl, PhD, Co-Supervisor: Stéphanie Chevalier, RD, PhD)

Recipient of Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé for Doctoral training

'Une nouvelle intervention de prehabilitation multimodale pour les patients atteints d'un cancer du poumon subissant une chirurgie: un essai contrôlé randomisé'

CHRISTINE HA (Supervisor: Treena Delormier, RD, PhD)

Recipient of Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé for Master's training

'Impacts du changement climatique, adaptations et vulnérabilités du système de valorisation des aliments sauvages du nord du Québec: forum régional et analyse des principaux informateurs'

ANNE-JULIE TESSIER, RD (Supervisor: Stéphanie Chevalier, RD, PhD)

Recipient of Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé for Doctoral training for candidates holding a professional degree

'Sarcopénie, fonctions physiques et cognitives et le rôle de la nutrition comme facteur modifiable du vieillissement'

LI FENG XIE, RD, MSc (Supervisor: Anne-Sophie Brazeau, RD, PhD, Co-Supervisor: Deborah Da Costa, PhD)

Recipient of Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé for Doctoral training for candidates holding a professional degree

'Un programme d'éducation en ligne pour réduire l'hypoglycémie chez les personnes avec le diabète du type 1'

 

RI-MUHC research team to study the health impact of inactivity

A CIHR-funded project led by DR. JOSÉ MORAIS (School of Human Nutrition - Associate Member) will investigate inactivity-induced muscle loss and the protective effects of exercise

 

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