Dr. Raj Padwal Named CON-RCO Director of Implementation Science for Bariatric Care
The Canadian Obesity Network is pleased to announce that Dr. Raj Padwal
, Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Alberta, has been appointed to the position of Director of Implementation Science for Bariatric Care.
The overall vision for this role is to improve obesity-related bariatric care delivery within the Canadian healthcare system by overseeing CON-RCO's efforts in bariatric care research and education.
During his three-year term, and under the oversight of CON-RCO's Scientific Director, Dr. Raj Padwal will will oversee CON-RCO-related efforts to identify and address important gaps in bariatric care delivery in Canada. These efforts will be conducted in collaboration with CON-RCO's Science Committee, stakeholders and FOCUS Fund