Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment - Competition Results 2009


The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD), Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and the Canada's Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies Health Research Foundation (HRF) are pleased to fund research in Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment.
The objectives of this funding opportunity are to increase knowledge on interventions to prevent and treat childhood obesity in clinical settings or at the population level and the rate at which evidence is transferred into clinical practice, programs or policies.
HSFC, together with our partners, funds the following projects:
  • Muhajarine, Nazeem and Neudorf, Cordell (University of Saskatchewan)
    Working upstream: effecting healthy children through neighbourhood design.
    Co-investigators: Bell, Scott (University of Saskatchewan); Baxter-Jones, Adam Dominic (University of Saskatchewan); Kirk, Sara (Dalhousie University); Green, Kathryn (University of Saskatchewan); Chad, Karen E. (University of Saskatchewan); Sherar, Lauren; Holden, William J. (City of Saskatoon).
    Project Summary

  • von Tigerstrom, Barbara (University of Saskatchewan)
    Awareness, use and impact of the children's tax credit.
    Co-investigators: Reeder, Bruce (University of Saskatchewan); Chad, Karen E. (University of Saskatchewan); Larre, Tamara (University of Saskatchewan); Mawani, Amin (York University); Cameron, Christine; Tremblay, Mark S. (Statistics Canada).
    Project Summary
Please see the following pages for more details on the initiative:
For more information please contact: 
Ann Nguyen
Information/Project Coordinator 
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada 
Phone: 613.569.4361 ext. 268