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Treating Obesity 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Optional Full-Day Pre-Course Program

7:30am to 6:00pm Obesity Medicine Board Review

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Optional Pre-Course Evening Forum

6:30pm to 8:00pm Public Forum

Course Faculty

Open to all attendees and members of the public, all are welcome.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
6:30am to 7:30am Registration and Breakfast

Introduction to Obesity Care

Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

7:30am to 7:45am Welcome and Introduction

Course Directors

7:45am to 8:45am Treating Obesity: A 2017 Overview

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

8:45am to 9:15am Clinical Approach to the Patient with Obesity

Sriram Machineni, MD

9:15am to 9:45am Nutritional Evaluation of the Patient with Obesity

Sue Cummings, MS, RD

9:45am to 10:00am Panel Discussion/Q&A
10:00am to 10:30am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

Assessment of the Patient with Obesity

Moderator: Caroline M. Apovian, MD

10:30am to 11:00am Medication-Induced Weight Gain

Caroline M. Apovian, MD

11:00am to 11:30am Lifestyle-Based Treatment of Obesity

Sriram Machineni, MD

11:30am to 12:00pm Pharmacotherapy of Obesity

Louis J. Aronne, MD

12:00pm to 12:30pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
12:30pm to 2:00pm Lunch Break

Workshop Session 1

Customize your learning experience:
Choose among the following 6 workshops, 1A – 1F

1A: Causes of Obesity and Its Complications

Moderator: Ida J. Hatoum, ScD, ScM, MMSc

2:00pm to 2:30pm Genetic Contributions to Obesity

Ida J. Hatoum, ScD, ScM, MMSc

2:30pm to 3:00pm Environmental Causes of Obesity: Whose Fault Is It?

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

3:00pm to 3:30pm Behavioral Causes of Obesity

Thomas A. Wadden, PhD

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
1B: Medical Consequences of Obesity 1

Moderator: James E. Mojica, MD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Sleep Health and Sleep Apnea

James E. Mojica, MD

2:30pm to 3:00pm Metabolic Syndrome

Michele Yuen, MBBS

3:00pm to 3:30pm Lipodystrophy

Steven K. Grinspoon, MD

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
1C: Recent Developments in the Biology of Obesity

Moderator:  Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Circadian Rhythms

Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

2:30pm to 3:00pm Hormones and Energy Homeostasis

Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD

3:00pm to 3:30pm Microbiota, Probiotics and Metabolic Function

Joseph Brancale, AB

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
1D: Motivational Interviewing Workshop - Part 1
2:00pm to 3:45pm Motivational Interviewing Workshop

Kenneth Resnicow, PhD

1E: Practical Use of Anti-Obesity Medications: The Essentials (Case Based)

Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

2:00pm to 2:45pm Introduction to Anti-Obesity Medications

Sriram Machineni, MD

2:45pm to 3:30pm Clinical Case Presentations

Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD and Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
1F: Communicating about Obesity with Patients, Families and Physicians (Case Based)
2:00pm to 3:30pm Case-Based Presentation

Scott Kahan, MD, MPH; Caroline Apovian, MD; Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
3:45pm to 4:00pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

Workshop Session 2

Customize your learning experience:
Choose among the following 6 workshops, 2A – 2F

2A: Causes of Obesity and Its Complications

Moderator: Ida J. Hatoum, ScD, ScM, MMSc

4:00pm to 4:30pm Genetic Contributions to Obesity

Ida J. Hatoum, ScD, ScM, MMSc

4:30pm to 5:00pm Environmental Causes of Obesity: Whose Fault Is It?

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

5:00pm to 5:30pm Behavioral Causes of Obesity

Thomas A. Wadden, PhD

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
2B: Medical Consequences of Obesity 2

Moderator: Philip J. Saylor, MD

4:00pm to 4:30pm Diabetes

Paul M. Copeland, MD, MPhil

4:30pm to 5:00pm Obesity and Asthma

Benjamin D. Medoff, MD

5:00pm to 5:30pm Cancer

Philip J. Saylor, MD

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
2C: Recent Developments in the Biology of Obesity

Moderator: Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

4:00pm to 4:30pm Circadian Rhythms

Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

4:30pm to 5:00pm Hormones and Energy Homeostasis

Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD

5:00pm to 5:30pm Microbiota, Probiotics and Metabolic Function

Joseph Brancale, AB

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
2D: Motivational Interviewing Workshop - Part 2
4:00pm to 5:45pm Motivational Interviewing Workshop

Kenneth Resnicow, PhD

2E: Practical Use of Anti-Obesity Medications: The Essentials (Case Based)

Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

4:00pm to 4:45pm Introduction to Anti-Obesity Medications

Sriram Machineni, MD

4:45pm to 5:30pm Clinical Case Presentations

Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD; Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
2F: Obesity Medicine across the Globe
4:00pm to 5:30pm Global Issues in Obesity Medicine

Nadia N. Ahmad, MD, MPH

5:30pm to 5:45pm Q & A

Evening Program

6:00pm to 8:00pm Course Reception

Join your colleagues and faculty for refreshments and networking.

Friday, June 23, 2017
6:30am to 7:30am Breakfast

Breakfast Sessions

6:30am to 7:30am Ask the Expert: Q&A

Course Faculty
Moderator: Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

6:30am to 7:30am Master Clinician

Case Presentations from Course Attendees
Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

New Perspectives in Obesity

Moderator: Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

7:30am to 8:10am Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Sanjiv Chopra, MBBS

8:10am to 9:20am 2017 Blackburn Lecture: Regulation of Body Fat Mass

Jeffrey S. Flier, MD

9:20am to 9:50am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

The Spectrum of Medical Therapies

Moderator: Caroline Apovian, MD

9:50am to 10:25am Dietary Therapies for Obesity: Common Themes and Variability

Christopher D. Gardner, PhD

10:25am to 10:55am Surgical Management of Obesity

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

10:55am to 11:30am Surgical Treatment of Obesity: Clinical Outcomes

Ali Tavakkoli, MD

11:30am to 12:00pm Addressing Weight Bias in Healthcare

Scott Kahan, MD, MPH

12:00pm to 12:30pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
12:30pm to 2:00pm Lunch Break

Workshop Session 3

Customize your learning experience:
Choose among the following 5 workshops, 3A – 3E

3A: Practical Use of Anti-Obesity Medications: The Essentials (Case Based)

Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

2:00pm to 2:15pm Introduction to Anti-Obesity Medications

Sriram Machineni, MD

2:15pm to 3:30pm Clinical Case Presentations

Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD; Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
3B: Practice Management in Obesity Medicine (Case Based)

Moderator: Gitanjali Srivastava, MD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Models of Obesity Care

Robert F. Kushner, MD

2:30pm to 3:30pm Case Presentations

Gitanjali Srivastava, MD and Robert F. Kushner, MD

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
3C: Medical Management of the Bariatric Surgical Patient (Case Based)

Moderator: W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

2:00pm to 2:30pm Postoperative Nutritional Management

W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

2:30pm to 3:00pm Postoperative Endocrine Management

Mary-Elizabeth Patti, MD

3:00pm to 3:30pm Management of Suboptimal Response to Surgery

Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
3D: Dietary Therapies for the Management of Obesity (Case Based)

Moderator: Caroline M. Apovian, MD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Specialized Dietary Management for Specific Diseases

Jamy D. Ard, MD

2:30pm to 3:00pm VLCD for Pre-procedure Weight Loss

Caroline M. Apovian, MD

3:00pm to 3:30pm Sequential Testing of Specialized Diets

Christopher D. Gardner, PhD

3:30pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
3E: Caring for Children and Adolescents with Obesity

Moderator: Sonia Caprio, MD

2:00pm to 2:30pm Approach to the Pediatric Patient with Obesity

Allison G. Hoppin, MD

2:30pm to 3:00pm Obesity Management in Children and Adolescents

Sonia Caprio, MD

3:00pm to 3:15pm Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents

Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD

3:15pm to 3:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
3:45pm to 4:00pm Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

Workshop Session 4

Customize your learning experience:
Choose among the following 4 workshops, 4A – 4D

4A: Anti-Obesity Medications and Endoscopic Therapy: Advanced Strategies (Case Based)

Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

4:00pm to 4:15pm Introduction to Anti-Obesity Medications

Sriram Machineni, MD

4:15pm to 5:30pm Clinical Case Presentations

Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH, Louis J. Aronne, MD, and Sriram Machineni, MD

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
4B: Practice Management in Obesity Medicine (Case Based)

 Moderator: Gitanjali Srivastava, MD

4:00pm to 4:30pm Introduction to Obesity Medicine Practice Organization

Robert F. Kushner, MD

4:30pm to 5:30pm Case Presentations

Gitanjali Srivastava, MD and Robert F. Kushner, MD

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
4C: Exercise Counseling Workshop (Case Based)

Moderator: Edward M. Phillips, MD

4:00pm to 5:30pm Clinical Case Presentations

Edward M. Phillips, MD, Thomas W. Storer, PhD, and Wayne L. Westcott, PhD

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
4D: Dietary Therapies for the Management of Obesity (Case Based)

Moderator: Caroline M. Apovian, MD

4:00pm to 4:30pm Specialized Dietary Management for Specific Diseases

Jamy D. Ard, MD

4:30pm to 5:00pm VLCD for Pre-procedure Weight Loss

Caroline M. Apovian, MD

5:00pm to 5:30pm Sequential Testing of Specialized Diets

Christopher D. Gardner, PhD

5:30pm to 5:45pm Panel Discussion/Q & A

Evening Program: Obesity Medicine Interhospital Rounds

Moderator: W. Scott Butsch

6:15pm to 6:30pm Light Refreshments
6:30pm to 8:00pm Case Presentations
Saturday, June 24, 2017
6:30am to 8:00am Breakfast

Breakfast Sessions

6:30am to 8:00am Ask the Expert: Q&A

Course Faculty
Moderator: Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

6:30am to 8:00am Master Clinician

Case Presentations from Course Attendees
Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

Lifestyle Approaches to the Management of the Patient with Obesity

Moderator: Caroline M. Apovian, MD

8:00am to 8:25am Exercise Counseling

Edward M. Phillips, MD

8:25am to 8:50am Behavior-Based Therapies for Obesity Treatment

Thomas A. Wadden, PhD

8:50am to 9:25am Panel Discussion/Q & A
9:25am to 9:45am Coffee Break

Refreshments provided

Novel Therapeutic Approaches: A Peek Over the Horizon

Moderator: Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

9:45am to 10:15am Medical Devices for the Treatment of Obesity

Richard I. Rothstein, MD

10:15am to 10:45am Models of Obesity Care

Robert F. Kushner, MD

10:45am to 11:15am Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss

Joshua Sharfstein, MD

11:15am to 11:30am Panel Discussion/Q & A

Patient Panel

Moderator: Suzanne J. Koven, MD

11:30am to 12:00pm Case Presentations

Patient Panelists

12:00pm to 12:30pm Panel Discussion/Q & A

Key Take-Aways: Bringing the Message Back Home

12:30pm to 12:45pm Closing Remarks

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

12:45pm to 2:15pm Lunch Break

Workshop Session 5

Customize your learning experience:
Choose among the following 5 workshops, 5A – 5E
 

5A: Anti-Obesity Medications and Endoscopic Therapy: Advanced Strategies (Case Based)

Moderator: Sriram Machineni, MD

2:15pm to 2:30pm Introduction to Anti-Obesity Medications

Sriram Machineni, MD

2:30pm to 3:45pm Clinical Case Presentations

Rekha B. Kumar, MD, Gitanjali Srivastava, MD, and Sriram Machineni, MD

3:45pm to 4:00pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
5B: Caring for Children and Adolescents with Obesity

Moderator: Sonia Caprio, MD

2:15pm to 2:45pm Approach to the Pediatric Patient with Obesity

Allison G. Hoppin, MD

2:45pm to 3:15pm Obesity Management in Children and Adolescents

Sonia Caprio, MD

3:15pm to 3:45pm Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents

Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD

3:45pm to 4:00pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
5C: Medical Management of the Bariatric Surgical Patient (Case Based)

Moderator: W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

2:15pm to 2:45pm Postoperative Nutritional Management

W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

2:45pm to 3:15pm Postoperative Endocrine Management

Mary-Elizabeth Patti, MD

3:15pm to 3:45pm Management of Suboptimal Response to Surgery

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

3:45pm to 4:00pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
5D: Exercise Counseling Workshop (Case Based)

Moderator: Edward M. Phillips, MD

2:15pm to 3:45pm Clinical Case Presentations

Edward M. Phillips, MD, Thomas W. Storer, PhD, and Wayne L. Westcott, PhD

3:45pm to 4:00pm Panel Discussion/Q & A
5E: Communicating about Obesity with Patients, Families and Physicians (Case Based)
2:15pm to 3:45pm Case Presentations

Caroline Apovian, MD; Scott Kahan, MD, MPH; Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH

3:45pm to 4:00pm Panel Discussion/Q & A