Tag: Obesity Medicine Association

Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

Health Education Week Highlights Advancements and Opportunities in Obesity Medicine

| October 1, 2020

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Dr. Primack is Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and President of the Obesity Medicine Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(10):21 This year, National Health Education […]

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An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

An Incomplete Prescription: The Limitations of “Eat Less, Move More” in Obesity Treatment

| July 1, 2020

by Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA Dr. Fitch is the Associate Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and faculty at the Harvard Medical School. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Fitch serves as Vice President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(7):20–21 The number of American adults living with obesity has […]

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Healthcare Rewards Help Incentivize Lifestyle Changes for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Healthcare Rewards Help Incentivize Lifestyle Changes for Bariatric Surgery Patients

| April 1, 2020

 by MICHELLE FRESHWATER, MD, FOMA Dr. Freshwater is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(4):20. Bariatric surgeons understand better than almost anybody the impact that even a modest reduction of body weight can have on health outcomes.¹ They understand that weight loss doesn’t happen instantaneously, but incrementally […]

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Addressing the Obesity Epidemic with Progressive Education for any Licensed Healthcare Professional

Addressing the Obesity Epidemic with Progressive Education for any Licensed Healthcare Professional

| March 1, 2020

by Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA Dr. Pennings is Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lillington, North Carolina. Dr. Pennings also serves as an Executive Director of Clinical Education for the Obesity Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, is Executive Director of […]

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Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Overcoming Obesity 2019 Preview

Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Overcoming Obesity 2019 Preview

| September 1, 2019

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FOMA, FAAFP Dr. Scinta is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: Wendy Scinta is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2019;16(9):20. Adults with obesity in the United […]

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The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

| September 1, 2018

An Interview with: Wendy Scinta MD, MS President of the Obesity Medicine Association; Medical Director of Medical Weight Loss of New York, Fayetteville, New York; Founder of the BOUNCE Pediatric Obesity Program; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, New York; and Founder/Medical Director of One Stone Technology. FUNDING: No funding was provided for […]

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Overcoming Obesity 2018: Offering New Sessions on Precision Medicine, Genetics, and Medication

Overcoming Obesity 2018: Offering New Sessions on Precision Medicine, Genetics, and Medication

| September 1, 2018

by Claudia Randall Claudia Randall is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatiric Times. 2018;15(9):9. You would expect an obesity medicine conference to offer a variety of sessions focused on the latest nutrition […]

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News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

| May 1, 2018

By Claudia Randall Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):14–15. Obesity Medicine is the Science of Hope Wendy Scinta, MD, the president of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), welcomed more than 660 physicians and other healthcare providers who gathered […]

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Obesity Medicine 2016 is the Leading Conference for the Advancement of Clinical Obesity Medicine

Obesity Medicine 2016 is the Leading Conference for the Advancement of Clinical Obesity Medicine

| March 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood […]

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