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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
September 1, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Vivienne Vance

Assistant Professor - Limited Term Appointment

Contact Information
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.2122

Office Location: BA439

Academic Background


B.A. (WLU), MSc. (Waterloo), PhD (Waterloo) 




Courses Taught - 2013 / 2014
HE 100 - Health Issues I
HE 101 - Health Issues II
KP 332A - Nutrition in Exercise and Health
HE 440D - Nutrition
Courses in Development
Nutrition and Chronic Disease (Health Sciences)
Research Interests:
Nutrition, weight management, body composition and breast cancer survivorship
Selected publications:
Vance, V., Mourtzakis, M., McCargar, L., & Hanning, R. (2011). Weight gain in breast cancer survivors: prevalence, pattern and health consequences. Obesity Reviews, 12, 282-294.
Vance, V. A., Woodruff, S.J., McCargar, L. J., Husted, J. & Hanning, R. M. (2008). Self-reported dietary energy intake of normal weight, overweight and obese adolescents. Public Health Nutrition, 1-6.
Vance, V. A., Hanning, R., & McCargar, L. (2007). 2006 Canadian clinical practice guidelines on the management and prevention of obesity in adults and children. Chapter 12: Combined diet and exercise therapy for the treatment of obesity in adults. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 176(8),