Our mission

Can-Change is made up of a group of scientific and practice leaders in the design and delivery/dissemination of evidence-based health behaviour change interventions that promote the adoption and maintenance of healthy lifestyles. Read more…

Our programs

Our training programs and workshops target multiple healthcare professionals (physicians, nurses, psychologists, allied health) and trainees, and have covered a range of topics (e.g., motivational communication approaches, adherence interventions, stress management, health behavior change strategies, multidisciplinary medicine). Read more…

Recent posts

March 1, 2021

Can-Change member Dr. Kim Corace applauds new Eastern Ontario access to mental health initiative

The AccessMHA initiative brings together numerous organizations and partners to streamline the process for those seeking help. “We need to make sure that when people are reaching out, that they know where to go," says Dr. Corace.

February 11, 2021

CanChange member Dr. Gary Garber testifies before Ontario’s independent commission into long-term care

Dr. Gary Garber, former medical director of infection prevention and control at Public Health Ontario, told the Ontario long-term care commission that the agency had significant infection prevention and control expertise but that they did not go to long-term care homes suffering from the earliest outbreaks in the province — some of which became among the deadliest — over bureaucratic concerns.

January 20, 2021

Call for Candidates – Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Concordia University: Psychosocial aspects of bariatric care across the life course

The Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at Concordia University, Montreal, announces the availability of a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bariatric Care in adolescents and adults living with obesity in partnership with the Montreal Children’s Hospital and the CIUSSS-NIM.