Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition
Strategic Clinical Network

Good nutrition coupled with physical activity, can help prevent and manage obesity and diabetes, and other chronic diseases.

The Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network (DON SCN) strives to improve the health and well-being of individual Albertans and communities using expertise and insights into these interconnected areas of health.

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Getting Involved

Ideas and input of all stakeholders, including patients and families, are welcome:

To learn more, or become more involved, contact

Network Members

Network Leadership

  • Dr. Peter Sargious
    Senior Medical Director
  • Petra O’Connell
    Senior Provincial Director
  • Dr. Carolanne Nelson
    Executive Director
  • Dr. Catherine Chan
    Scientific Director
  • Dr. Naomi Popeski
    Assistant Scientific Director
  • Catherene Joseph
    Network Manager
  • Kathy Dmytruk
    Senior Advisor


To see who is involved check out our core membership list


News, Updates



Project Bulletins

Success Stories

Projects, Priorities

Projects / Initiatives

Strategic Priorities

Related Resources


Research, Innovation

The DON SCN has research and measurement embedded into all they do. This helps identify issues, develop and implement solutions and evaluate success.

Fact Sheets


Getting Involved


Funding Opportunities