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MD Student Experience: A Healthy Take on Nutrition

First-year medical students at the University of Toronto attended a cooking class and grocery store tour at Loblaws, as part of the MD Program's new emphasis on nutrition and health.
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

CCNH funds new projects in nutrition education for children, teens, and families

The Centre for Child Nutrition & Health (CCNH) has awarded two CCNH Nutrition Medical Education Grants of $10,000 each. These grants support innovative and collaborative education projects that focus on nutrition education of students, health care professionals, patients, and/or children and families. We are pleased to announce the following grant recipients:
Sep 13 / 2016

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