CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Nieman, FRCP, FAAP is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2014 Pinnacle Physician of the Year as a result of his role as a Pediatrician with his own practice, Peter Nieman FRCP, FAAP.
Dr. Nieman has been practicing as a specialist with children for 27 years and has been a Pediatrician in Alberta since 1987. In addition to his medical experience, he is also a parent of four children. Dr. Nieman recognizes the challenges of raising healthy children and therefore focuses his practice on Pediatric Medicine, including the prevention and treatment of Childhood Obesity.
Currently Dr. Nieman practices in the Calgary Weight Management Center and also runs an ambulatory Pediatric practice where he sees patients in consultation. He also teaches as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Calgary and is a regular medical contributor to newspapers, radio and television broadcasts. He currently appears on CTV Calgary television as a biweekly medical contributor to its morning show. He has written a monthly column for the Calgary Herald since 1999.
A true testament to his professional experience, Dr. Nieman served on the Canadian Pediatric Society's Healthy Active Living Committee for 8 years as well as on the National Advisory Committee on Physical Activity and Healthy Active Living for Children and Youth and the Canadian Pediatric Society's Psychosocial Committee.
He currently serves as the President of the Alberta Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
In his spare time he runs marathons, with the goal to complete 100 marathons by age 60 (Thus far Dr Nieman completed 89 marathons).
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