Madyson Weippert

MSc Students
FitzGerald Building, Room 56
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Madyson is a first year MSc candidate in Dr. L’Abbé’s Lab, and holds a BSc in both Biomedical Sciences, and Psychology at the University of Ottawa.  Madyson was a researcher with the Healthy Active Living and Obesity research team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario where she examined sleep and activity cycles in children, as well in the Perception and Cognition Lab at the University of Ottawa, investigating facial perception in a clinical population.  Results of these studies have been published in Frontiers in Pediatrics and the International Journal of Comparative Psychology, respectively.  In the past, she has also worked in the Travel Health department at the Canadian Red Cross, and has been an active volunteer within the community to help combat food insecurity.  For her MSc, Madyson is investigating the total and free sugar content of Canadian prepackaged foods and beverages, and measuring the effects of free sugar reduction strategies on non-communicable diseases in Canada.