Sport & Exercise Medicine Physicians

Dr. Jennifer Obst

Do you hold any positions outside the clinic?

Clinical Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta.

What is your clinical speciality?

Family Medicine and Sport & Exercise Medicine.

What did you study and where?

I received a BSc in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (Honours) from Simon Fraser University in 2003 and a MD from the University of Alberta in 2007.  I completed the Family Medicine Residency Program at the University of Alberta (2007-2009) followed by the Family Medicine Enhanced Skills Program in Sports Medicine at the Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic from 2009-2010.  I received my Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine Diploma in 2010.

Do you work specific days/hours?

Usually Tuesdays (late morning and afternoon) and Thursdays (morning and afternoon) at the Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic.

Are you affiliated with any teams?

Men’s and Women’s Wrestling, University of Alberta varsity teams.

What is your favourite way to stay active?

Anything active, especially outdoor sports and activities.