Past Health Protection Lectures


Peace, Love and Fibre: How to embrace a healthy lifestyle one day at a time

Mairlyn Smith, PHEc

Winnipeg, MB


Food - Finding the Real Facts

Dr. Dylan Mackay

Brandon, MB


Understanding Indigenous Food Sovereignty - Lessons, Stories, Successes

Tabitha Martens

Winnipeg, MB


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

Dr. Joyce Slater

University of Manitoba - Winnipeg, MB


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

Kelley Fitzpatrick - Professional Home Economist

East Selkirk, MB


Food to Live By: My Top 10

Mairlyn Smith, PHEc

Winnipeg, MB


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

Winnipeg, MB


Global Malnutrition; Causes, Trends and Solutions

Dr. Barbara Macdonald

Winnipeg, MB

Current Food Safety Issues

Dr. Lynn McMullen

Red Deer, AB


The Obesity Stretch

Farah Bandali, MSc, RD - Leader, Community Development, Calgary Health Region

Portage la Prairie, MB


Beyond Botulism: What You need to Know About Foodborne Illness in Today’s World

Bonnie J. Lacroix, PHEc, RD - PhD Candidate, University of Guelph

Charlottetown, PEI


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

Gimli, MB

Current and Emerging Issues in Food Safety

Lynn McMullen, PhD - Dept. of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta

Calgary, AB


Nutrition and Health: Communicating the Right Message

Leslie Beck, RD - Leslie Beck Nutrition Consulting Inc.

Winnipeg, MB


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

Regina, SK

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Opportunities and Challenges

Vivian Sullivan, PAg - Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program, Winnipeg

Onanole, MB


Finding the Balance – Technology: Enabler or Disabler?

Susan Roberts, B.Sc, M.Ed, RDN - National Project Coordinator, “Healthy Eating is in Store for You”

Ottawa, ON


Health and Homelessness

The Honourable Claudette Bradshaw - Minister of Labour and Federal Coordinator for Homelessness

Truro, NS

Changing the Way We Think About Health

Elaine C. Clark, Health Promotion Consultant


Afraid to Eat: Women and Children in Weight Crisis

Frances Berg, MS, LN


East Meets West: Influences on Nutrition and Health

Zoe Ryan, RDN

Tzu Chi Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine


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


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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