Jean-Philippe Chaput

Ottawa, Canada

Jean-Philippe Chaput

Biography

Dr. JP Chaput is a Senior Scientist with the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on obesity prevention, health promotion, and lifestyle behaviour modification (e.g., improving sleep, increasing physical activity, reducing screen time, and eating better). Dr. Chaput has published more than 400 peer-reviewed scientific articles, has an h-index of 103 and more than 46,000 citations. He serves on many journal editorial boards and advisory committees, has contributed to a large number of conferences around the world (>200 lectures), and received several awards for his research. Outside of work he likes to travel, run in the forest, and play with his daughter Charlotte.

Affiliations

Senior Scientist with the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute.
Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa.

Area of expertise

Obesity prevention, health promotion, and lifestyle behaviour modification.