Acknowledgements: Obesity in Canada
A joint report from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information
The views expressed in this report do not necessarily represent the views of the Canadian Institute for Health Information or the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Contents of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part provided the intended use is for non-commercial purposes and full acknowledgement is given to the Canadian Institute for Health Information and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
The Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI), part of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) acknowledge the many individuals and organizations that contributed to the development of Obesity in Canada.
Reviewers from the First Nations Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) of Health Canada also reviewed and commented on the report. In particular, we would like to express our appreciation to the peer reviewers who provided insightful feedback on an earlier draft of this report:
- Renée Lyons, Director, Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia
- Kim Raine, Professor, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
- Jeff Reading, Director, Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, University of Victoria, British Columbia
- Mark Tremblay, Director, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Please note that the analyses and conclusions in this report do not necessarily reflect those of the peer reviewers or their affiliated organizations.
CPHI and PHAC staff who contributed to the development of this report included the following:
- Lisa Corscadden, Project Coordinator, CPHI
- Andrew Taylor, Quality Assurance Coordinator, CPHI
- Annie Sebold, Quality Assurance, CPHI
- Emily Maddocks, Editor, CPHI
- Caryn Pearson, Data Analyst, CPHI
- Jean Harvey, Reviewer, CPHI
- Joseph Emmanuel Amuah, Reviewer, CIHI
- Jennifer Walker, Reviewer, CIHI
- Albert Kwan, Project Coordinator, PHAC
- Sophie Sommerer, Project Coordinator, PHAC
- Ragen Lane Halley, Project Coordinator, PHAC
- Peter Walsh, Data Analyst, PHAC
- Amanda Shane, Data Analyst, PHAC
- Wei Luo, Data Analyst, PHAC
- Howard Morrison, Reviewer, PHAC
- Paula Stewart, Reviewer, PHAC
- Susan Russell, Reviewer, PHAC
- Samir Khan, Reviewer, Health Canada
- Brenda McIntyre, Reviewer, Health Canada
- Julie Pinard, Reviewer, Health Canada
In addition, we would like to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of Corinne Hodgson, the primary writer of the report.
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