Tag: ASMBS Foundation

The Research Grant Report: Omar M. Ghanem and Tammy Kindel

The Research Grant Report: Omar M. Ghanem and Tammy Kindel

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Omar M. Ghanem, MD, FACS and Tammy Kindel, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Ghanem is a bariatric surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Kindel is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(9):12. Vance Albaugh MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2022 American Society […]

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ASMBS Foundation: More than a Foundation!!

ASMBS Foundation: More than a Foundation!!

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):19 The obesity epidemic rapidly propagated throughout multiple regions of the United States (US) and the world in the 1990s. This swift spread of the disease was paralleled with the accelerated development and adoption of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Dr. Ross Fox and the American Society of Bariatric Surgery Executive Council envisioned the […]

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Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2021 Fundraising Champion

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2021 Fundraising Champion

| December 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times. 2021;18(12):18 When you have a goal as important as ours—funding research and education on the treatment of obesity—you have no choice but to find creative ways to keep going, even through a pandemic. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation reacted and hosted the virtual National Walk from Obesity (WFO) […]

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ASMBS Foundation Awards 2021 Research Grants for Studies Related to COVID-19, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

ASMBS Foundation Awards 2021 Research Grants for Studies Related to COVID-19, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Newberry, FL—July 19, 2021—The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation announced it has awarded two research grants totaling $50,000 to study the effects of obesity on COVID-19 infections in adolescents and the increasing use of adult cannabis during and after the pandemic and its potential impact on weight loss outcomes following bariatric […]

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Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2020 Fundraising Champion

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2020 Fundraising Champion

| December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Paul Enochs, MD Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):13 The Walk from Obesity is synonymous with members of a local community coming together to raise funds and awareness for the cause of obesity treatment and prevention. However, with a global pandemic ensuing, walking side by side in a local park simply wasn’t possible. The American Society for […]

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ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

| September 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fall is an exciting and busy time of year for the ASMBS Foundation. This November, the ASMBS Foundation will host its second annual Gala & LEAD Awards during ObesityWeek in Las Vegas. As we take pause, I invite you to join us for an evening of celebration […]

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Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

Are You AWARE? ASMBS Foundation Launches New Program

| June 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Message from Foundation President Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we approach the second half of 2019, I am excited to share with you new initiatives taking place within the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation. We began the year under the leadership of a new Executive Director, Michael […]

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The State of the ASMBS Foundation

The State of the ASMBS Foundation

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

ASMBS Foundation News and Update—September 2018

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; Director, Presence Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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