Dr. Katherine Morrison is a pediatric endocrinologist, Professor and Associate Chair -Research in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University. Dr. Morrison is also the Co-Director of the Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research at McMaster. She is the Medical Director of the Growing Healthy Pediatric Weight Management clinic and the Pediatric Lipid Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital. She completed her training at the University of Calgary and Stanford University, has held a research appointment at Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (Germany) and faculty positions at the University of Manitoba and McMaster. Dr. Morrison’s research is centered upon the etiology, consequences and treatment of obesity and lipid disorders in children. Dr. Morrison’s work is supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Ontario Ministry of Health.