Tag: Walk from Obesity

The State of the ASMBS Foundation

The State of the ASMBS Foundation

| March 1, 2019

A Message from Foundation President Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am happy to share with you that 2019 is off to a fantastic start for the ASMBS Foundation. In reflecting on the success of the Gala and Walk from Obesity program, it would not have been possible without the unwavering support of […]

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ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity

| December 1, 2018

As another year comes to an end, we’d like to take a moment to look back and reflect on our accomplishments. 2018 was a year of growth and change for the American Society for Metabolic and Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We held 22 outstanding Walk from Obesity events and celebrated the 15th anniversary of this […]

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Walk from Obesity 2017—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Walk from Obesity 2017—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

| January 1, 2018

Bariatric Times. 2018;15(1):13. The University of Pennsylvania Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program held its first ever Walk for Obesity and Fitness Fun Run event Oct. 8, 2017, at Penn Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to raise awareness for people affected by obesity. The event was done in conjunction with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—July 2017

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—July 2017

| July 1, 2017

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Walk from Obesity Updates. We want to recognize the four Walk from Obesity event locations that took place this spring. Together these locations raised over $30,000 to support obesity awareness, research, education, and access to care. Thank you to our event leaders, […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2017

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—May 2017

| May 1, 2017

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. Cookbook Now Available! Under the lead of our current board president, Dr. Marina Kurian, we have worked tirelessly to bring you our newest cookbook entitled “Deliciously Healthy! Recipes from Around the Country.” Hundreds of recipes were submitted, reviewed, edited, cooked and photographed […]

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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2015

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2015

| September 1, 2015

by Connie Stillwell Ms. Stillwell is the Executive Director of the ASMBS Foundation. United We Step—Registration Open. We are excited to announce that registration for the United We Step National Pedometer Challenge is now open! This one-day event was developed to increase public awareness of obesity in America and encourage individuals to expand their daily […]

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