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Gwen E. Leslie Lectures

Past Lectures 

 
2016

Understanding Indigenous Food Sovereignty - Lessons, Stories, Successes

Tabitha Martens

October 22, 2016 - Winnipeg, MB

   
2015

Food For Thought: Can Food Literacy Guide Us Through the Maze of Food Messages?

Dr. Joyce Slater

University of Manitoba

February 27, 2015 - Winnipeg, MB

   
2014

Consumer Trends in Healthy Foods: Optimizing the Opportunities for Prairie Grown Ingredients and Foods

Kelley Fitzpatrick

Professional Home Economist

October 25, 2014 - East Selkirk, MB

   
2013    

Food to Live By: My Top 10

Mairlyn Smith, PHEc

October 26, 2013 - Winnipeg, MB

   
2010

A New Paradigm for Weight: An Effective Model for Promotion of     Healthy Body Image, Eating, Fitness and Weight in Children and Teens 

Kathy Kater, LICSW

Psychotherapist, St. Paul, Minnesota

October 22, 2010 - Winnipeg, MB

   
 2009 

Global Malnutrition; causes, trends and solutions

Dr. Barbara Macdonald

May 3, 2010 - Winnipeg, MB

   
 

Current Food Safety Issues

Dr. Lynn McMullen

April 16-17, 2010 - Red Deer, Alberta

   
2007 The Obesity Stretch
Farah Bandali, MSc, RD
Leader, Community Development, Calgary Health Region
October 19, 2007 – Portage la Prairie, MB
   
2006

Beyond Botulism: What You need to Know About Foodborne Illness in Today’s World
Bonnie J. Lacroix, PHEc, RD
PhD Candidate, University of Guelph
September 29, 2006 – Charlottetown, PEI

   
2005

Strategies for a Healthy Future: The Importance of  Getting Back to Basics
Mark Tremblay, PhD
Chair, Active Healthy Kids Canada
Professor, College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan
October 22, 2005 – Gimli, MB

   
 

Current and Emerging Issues in Food Safety
Lynn McMullen, PhD
Dept. of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta
May 7, 2005 – Calgary, AB

   
2004

Nutrition and Health: Communicating the Right Message
Leslie Beck, RD
Leslie Beck Nutrition Consulting Inc.
October 22, 2004 – Winnipeg, MB

   
2003

Rethinking Security in an Age of Globalization
(how globalization has affected how we perceive health and human security)

Elizabeth Dowdeswell, BSHEc, MSc
President, Nuclear Waste Management Organization, Toronto
July 6, 2003 – Regina, SK

   
 

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: opportunities and challenges
Vivian Sullivan, PAg
Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council
Industrial Research Assistance Program, Winnipeg
June 5, 2003 – Onanole, MB

   
2002

Finding the Balance – Technology:Enabler or Disabler?
Susan Roberts, B.Sc, M.Ed, RDN
National Project Coordinator – “Healthy Eating is in Store for You”
August 17, 2002 – Ottawa, ON

   
2001

Health and Homelessness
The Honourable Claudette Bradshaw
Minister of Labour and Federal Coordinator for Homelessness
June, 2001 – Truro, NS

   
 

Changing the Way We Think About Health
Elaine C. Clark, Health Promotion Consultant

   
2000

Afraid to Eat: Women and Children in Weight Crisis

Frances Berg, MS, LN

   
1999

East Meets West: Influences on Nutrition and Health
Zoe Ryan, RDN
Tzu Chi Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

   
1998

On Stage at the Glen Cairn Community Centre: What’s Behind, What’s Up Front
Dr. Susan Geddis, Family Outreach Worker
Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre
London, ON

   
1997

Great Expectations: A M.E.L.L.O.W. Approach to Total Health (a pattern for personal and professional success)
Martin Collis, PhD
University of Victoria

 

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