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Dr. Mary R. L’Abbé Appointed to Order of Canada

January 7, 2019


Dr. Mary L ‘Abbe has been named a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest honours. Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced 103 new appointments in late December. Mary received the prestigious honour for her contributions to the health of Canadians as a champion of nutrition. The L’Abbe Lab is very proud and congratulate Mary on this well-deserved recognition!


Read more about this in the following articles published by the University of Toronto and Carleton University:

Alumnus Mary L’Abbé Appointed to Order of Canada

U of T faculty, alumni and supporters named to Order of Canada

Experimental Biology 2016

Come see what our lab has been up to this year at the EB conference in San Diego!

Saturday April 2nd, 2016

ASN Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Sails Pavilion

Marie-Eve Labonté – Are Foods of Higher Nutritional Quality More Expensive Than Their Less Healthy Counterparts? An Analysis of Canadian Packaged Foods (Program Number: 131.7).

Mahsa Jessri – Adherence to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) and Risk of Healthy and Unhealthy Obesity among Canadian Adults (Program Number: 131.3).

Sunday April 3rd, 2016

Oral Session: Nutrition Translation: Nutrition and Food Science for Public Policy, Practice and the Consumer

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 30C

Mahsa Jessri @ 8:30 AM (Program #131.3)

Marie-Eve Labonté @ 9:30 AM (Program #131.7)


Poster Session

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Exhibit Halls A-D

Time: 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Mary Scourboutakos – Does Installing “Healthy Eating Information” in a University Dining Hall Change Students’ Food and Beverage Choices? (Program Number: 674.22, Poster Board Number: D105)

Wednesday April 6th, 2016

Poster Session
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Sails Pavilion

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Mavra Ahmed – Dietary Intakes of Canadian Armed Forces Field Rations Compared to the Dietary Reference Intakes (Poster Board Number/Program Number: LB380)