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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| May 15, 2013

Interview #5: Daniel Herron, MD, FACS Starting in 2013, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof. Obesity Week™ 2013 marks the beginning of an annual collaborative event addressing obesity—a chronic and multifaceted metabolic disease. Leading up to Obesity Week […]

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| April 12, 2013

Interview #4: Georgeann Mallory

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| March 18, 2013

Interview #3: Francesca Dea Starting in 2013, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof. Obesity Week™ 2013 marks the beginning of an annual collaborative event addressing obesity—a chronic and multifaceted metabolic disease. Leading up to Obesity Week 2013, Bariatric […]

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Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| February 20, 2013

Interview #2: Gary Foster, PhD Starting in 2013, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof. Obesity Week™ 2013 marks the beginning of an annual collaborative event addressing obesity—a chronic and multifaceted metabolic disease. Leading up to Obesity Week 2013, […]

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Introducing a New, Exclusive Interview Series: Countdown to Obesity Week 2013

| January 21, 2013

Interview #1: Philip R. Schauer, MD Starting in 2013, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof. Obesity Week™ 2013 marks the beginning of an annual collaborative event addressing obesity—a chronic and multifaceted metabolic disease. Leading up to Obesity Week […]

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Bariatric Surgery in Qatar: An Interview with Dr. Michel Gagner

| December 19, 2012

Since 2003, Michel Gagner, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FASMBS, FICS, AFC (Hon.), has been flying to and from Qatar, performing bariatric surgery on the most complex patient cases. In 2007, he was invited to take on the task of restructuring the bariatric program at Hamad General Hospital in Qatar’s capital city, Doha. He accepted the challenge […]

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Taking the Lead: An Interview with Dr. Jaime Ponce, President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times. 2012;9(8):12–13 Dr. Ponce is the Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgery program at Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, Georgia and Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is the Vice-President of the ASMBS Tennessee State Chapter and President of the ASMBS. Questions for this interview were posed by members of the Bariatric Times Editorial Advisory Board.

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Mid-term Perspective from the Man Wearing the Badge

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

An interview with Bruce M. Wolfe, MD 2010–2011 President of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Bariatric Times. 2011;8(1):18–20

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Metabolic Applied Research Strategy Initiative (MARS): Understanding Why Bariatric Surgery Works

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

An Interview with Principal Investigators Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, and Randy Seeley, PhD About MARS The Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) is a multi-year, multi-generational research program led by Ethicon Endo-Surgery to understand the physiologic and metabolic changes that occur after bariatric surgery (i.e., how bariatric surgery works to resolve conditions such as type […]

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Update on American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program: An Interview with Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS

| September 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

An Interview with Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS Dr. Nguyen is from University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California. Financial Disclosures: Dr. Nguyen reports no financial disclosures relevant to the content of this interview.

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