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Announcements and News
06 February 2018
Dietary Patterns work from the APrON study wins Best Award in the Senior Poster Category at ADI Research Day!
06 February 2018
Learn more about the experiences of migrant women settling in to Canada! A video created by ENRICH PhD student Maira Quintailha and the Center for Health and Nutrition
19 December 2017
Rhonda Bell, PhD - 2013 Collaborative Research & Innovation Opportunity Program Recipient

Rhonda Bell, PhD - 2013 Collaborative Research & Innovation Opportunity Program Recipient

Promoting Appropriate Maternal Body Weight in Pregnancy and Postpartum through Healthy Dietary Intake
Rhonda Bell, PhD, Co Lead
Collaborative Research & Innovation Opportunity Program
Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions


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15 December 2017
Partnership between the University of Alberta’s ENRICH project and The Multicultural Health Brokers Co-Operative

Partnership between the University of Alberta’s ENRICH project and The Multicultural Health Brokers Co-Operative

The partnership between the University of Alberta’s ENRICH project and The Multicultural Health Brokers Co-Operative, has led to the creation of the Grocery Run which is a food rescue program that supports vulnerable immigrant and refugee families.


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15 February 2017
Kokums and Mosoms helping expectant parents

Kokums and Mosoms helping expectant parents

The Elders Mentoring Program was developed from ENRICH's partnership with Maskwacis Health Services and the Wetaskiwin Primary Care Network. The program allows elders to provide support to pregnant women and their partners in the Maskwacis community during pregnancy, and after delivery. The program was recently featured in the Wetaskiwin Times Newspaper.


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01 June 2016

Canadian Consensus on Female Nutrition: Adolescence, Reproduction, Menopause, and Beyond

Our very own, Dr. Bell was one of the co-authors for the Clinical Practical Guideline for Female Nutrition published in June of 2016 by the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada. 


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01 May 2016
Congratulations to ENRICH trainee, Grant Bruno
01 April 2016
ENRICH trainee, Laura Adam, attended the Society for Obstetrics & Gynecology Meeting
01 March 2016
Congratulations to ENRICH trainee, Laura Adam, who has been named the Canadian Nutrition Society Member of the Month for May 2016!
07 January 2016

Global News Edmonton - Health Matters

Dr. Bell and ENRICH trainee Laura Adam were recently featured on Global News Edmonton to discuss their work on the Be Healthy in Pregnancy (BeHIP) Study.


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01 January 2016
Congratulations to three of our ENRICH trainees, who are recent recipients of prestigious graduate scholarships
01 January 2016
Congratulations are in order for two ENRICH post-doctoral fellows, Drs. Sarah Elliott (left) and Megan Jarman (right).

Congratulations are in order for two ENRICH post-doctoral fellows, Drs. Sarah Elliott (left) and Megan Jarman (right).

Congratulations are in order for two ENRICH post-doctoral fellows, Drs. Sarah Elliott (left) and Megan Jarman (right). Both recently received prestigious Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS) Postgraduate Fellowships.


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01 December 2015

Alberta Health Services Provincial Webinar Series: Provider Education on Obesity Prevention

Promoting and Supporting Healthy Weights During Pregnancy and Postpartum Presentation by Dr. Bell. 


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26 November 2014

Labour and delivery health simulation centre

Edmonton is now home to Canada’s first simulation centre dedicated to women’s health.


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24 November 2014

Measuring Calories You're Burning

Global Edmonton News: A local research team is learning more about a mother's metabolism using a unique room. The Calorimetry room is the only room of it's kind in Western Canada and 1 of 2 in all of Canada. 


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29 October 2013

New Studies to Help Women Achieve Healthy Weights During and After

Pregnancy - Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions awards $2.5 million to University of Alberta team, AIHS news release.


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29 October 2013

The weighting game. How much weight should you gain during pregnancy?

Dr. Rhonda Bell, a professor at the University of Alberta’s Institute for Human Nutrition, sheds some light on pregnancy and healthy weight gain. 


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29 October 2013

University of Alberta researchers studying why some women hold onto weight postpartum

University of Alberta researchers are hoping to find strategies for women to gain a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy and dispel the myth of melting away post-partum weight.


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News Archives

March 2015

ENRICH Co-PI and PO4 Lead Maria Mayan was awarded a Lifelong Learning Award, presented by the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta, "Lifelong Learning Gala, 10 years on the go: Find out the names honoured at this year's event"

 

June 2014

University of Alberta, "A study for New Mothers: Metabolism Assessment at 3 and 9 Months Postpartum"


April 2014

applemag.ca, "Study looks at women's weight gain during pregnancy"


November 14, 2013

University of Alberta, Weighing the Impact of Collaborative Research 

Also published in:
The Meleorist, University of Lethbridge, November 8, 2013
The Gauntlet, University of Calgary, November 7, 2013
Calgary Herald, October 30, 2013
Edmonton Journal, October 30, 2013
Globe and Mail, Report on Business, October 30, 2013
Lethbridge Herald, October 30, 2013
National Post, Financial Post, October 30, 2013

November 13, 2013 

The Gateway, University of Alberta, "Researcher explores pregnant women’s weight issues"


 

October 30, 2013

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, "Achieving healthy weights during and after pregnancy"

Edmonton Journal, "‘Eating for two’ philosophy isn't healthy for moms – study to help pregnant women keep weight gain under control"

Also published in:
Canada.com Network, October 30, 2013
Healthy-Food.rsspump.com, October 30, 2013
Hong Kong Herald.com, October 30, 2013
Regina Leader-Post.com, October 30, 2013
Topix.com, October 30, 2013
Vancouver Sun.com, October 30, 2013

Additional media coverage: CBC French Radio, Edmonton, October 30, 2013 & City TV Edmonton, October 30, 2013


October 29, 2013

CTV Edmonton News,“Studying pregnancy weight gain”

Also aired on:
CTV Calgary, October 30, 2013
CTV Northbay, October 30, 2013
CTV Ottawa, October 30, 2013
CTV Sault St. Marie, October 30, 2013
CTV Sudbury, October 30, 2013
CTV Timmons, October 30, 2013

Newstalk 770.com (CHQR Radio 770), "Pregnant women eating too much"

Sun News,"Study aims to dispel pregnant myth of eating for two"

Additional media coverage:

CBC Radio, Edmonton, live interview with Dr. Rhonda Bell, October 29, 2013
CBC French Radio, Edmonton, October 29, 2013
Global TV Edmonton, October 29, 2013
Global TV Calgary, October 29, 2013
630 CHED Radio, Edmonton, October 29, 2013


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