Madyson Weippert

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Madyson is a second-year MSc candidate in Dr. L’Abbé’s Lab.  She completed two Honours BSc degrees from the University of Ottawa – Biomedical Sciences in 2013 with Distinction, and the other in Psychology with a focus on Cognitive Sciences in 2015 with High Distinction.  Currently, Madyson’s research focuses on investigating the changes in total and free sugar content of Canadian prepackaged foods and beverages over time, and modelling the impact of lowering sugar contents on the overall nutritional composition of the food supply.  This year, Madyson is also a student in the Collaborative Specialization in Community Development program at the University of Toronto.  Formerly, Madyson worked on projects as part of the Healthy Active Living and Obesity research team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and in the Perception and Cognition Lab at the University of Ottawa. Madyson has continuously been an active volunteer within the community to help combat food insecurity and food waste, and is passionate about equitable community health and nutrition intervention strategies.