Annick Buchholz

Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

Dr. Buchholz is a clinical psychologist and lead in outcomes management and research at the Centre for Healthy Active Living (CHAL); she is a clinical investigator with the Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) research team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, and an adjunct research professor in the Department of Psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa.  Dr. Buchholz is a co-investigator on the REAL study, ‘Research on Eating and Adolescent Lifestyles’, a Ottawa-based longitudinal study examining shared risk factors between eating disorders and obesity in youth. Dr. Buchholz is involved as a co-investigator in several national multisite studies related to pediatric obesity.  She advocates and is involved in\nresearch related to social determinants of health, weight bias and discrimination, health at every size, mental health, body image, and psychosocial clinical outcomes.

Dr. Buchholz is a clinical psychologist and lead in outcomes management and research at the Centre for Healthy Active Living (CHAL) ; she is a
clinical investigator with the Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) research team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, and an adjunct research professor in the Department of Psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa.  Dr. Buchholz is a co-investigator on the REAL study, ‘Research on Eating and Adolescent Lifestyles’, a Ottawa-based longitudinal study examining shared risk factors between eating disorders and obesity in youth.

Dr. Buchholz is involved as a co-investigator in several national multisite studies related to pediatric obesity.  She advocates and is involved in research related to social determinants of health, weight bias and discrimination, health at every size, mental health, body image, and psychosocial clinical outcomes.

Research Projects

  1. Development of the Ottawa Disordered Eating Screen for Youth: The ODES-Y

    11/10/2019

    Our findings suggest that the index test has utility as a short and accurate screening tool for earlier detection of disordered eating thoughts and behaviors in youth.