Faculty of Medicine
The Joannah and Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition
The Joannah and Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition is a network of University of Toronto researchers and educators focused on nutrition and the prevention of obesity, chronic disease and malnutrition in children. Three academic departments in the Faculty of Medicine lead the Lawson Centre: Nutritional Sciences, Family and Community Medicine, and Paediatrics. The Lawson Centre brings together a critical mass of experts who will shape health policies and guidelines, clinical practice, and product innovations in the food industries to improve the health of children of all ages in Canada and around the world.