Speakers from different health disciplines will present a scientific paper that changed or shaped their treatment of patients with severe obesity. Each presenter will discuss a patient experience or mentor’s advice that reinforced the concepts presented in the influential paper. A 15 minute panel discussion will conclude the session.
- Attendees will identify influential scientific papers that shape the treatment of severe obesity.
- Participants will understand the integration of empirical research into clinical care of patients seeking bariatric surgery.
- Attendees will further their application of research into obesity management.
Introduction of Topics
David Creel, PhD RD; Lisa West-Smith, PhD LISW-S
Bad words: Why language counts in our work with bariatric patients, Sogg et al.
Gretchen Ames, PhD ABPP
A War on Obesity, Not the Obese Paper
Scott Butsch, MD MSc
Prolonged Sedentary time adversely relates to physical activity and obesity among preoperative bariatric surgery patients, Schumacher et al.
Catherine Tuppo, PT MS CLT-LANA
Wrap up and Q&A Panel