Knowledge from this project will help provide a better access to a continuum of perinatal nutritional and health services in French to improve nutrition as well as maternal and infantile health among francophone people in minority settings.
The goal of the workshop was to develop a research project to improve food security, nutrition and health of pregnant women who use opioids through a continuum of tailored and coordinated nutritional, community and healthcare services.
The award, offered by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, recognizes excellence in knowledge mobilization among researchers who were successful in promoting and facilitating the use of research outside academic settings.
Building on his extensive experience in protein and peptide chemistry, structure and function, Professor Udenigwe will chair a research program that supports the development of innovative approaches to the use of plant-derived proteins and peptides in the food industry.
Florence was chosen for the Award for her independent dedication to her research project on the evaluation of commercially available protein supplements for use by varsity athletes. Her research results are being used in a sports nutrition course and to educate varsity athletes at the University of Ottawa.
With its forty participants, the Appreciation Day for the Nutrition Program Preceptors, included continuing education sessions and took place on May 31st at the University of Ottawa. The event was a real success!
The CNFS recognizes their student ambassadors and bursary winners
February 16, 2018
The Consortium national de formation en santé - University of Ottawa section presented a dinner-conference to highlight the success of student bursary recipients and the contribution of CNFS ambassadors to aid the integration of first-year students on Wednesday, January 31st.
We would like to congratulate Esther Charbonneau, a student in the Nutrition program who received a bursary for her dissertation: « Quand c’est une question de santé » (When it's a health issue).
In the attached photo, Esther, holding her certificate, is accompanied by Dr. Susan Tosh, Director of the School of Nutritional Sciences, Dr. Isabelle Giroux, Program Director and Jacinthe Savard, who gave a copy of her book to each ambassador.
The purpose of the bursary program for students is to educate future professionals on the issue of the health of Francophone communities living in a minority context and to promote research on this topic.
We would like to congratulate our all students who participated and thank the CNFS for their support for training of health professionals in French!