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The Heart of It All: Impact of Obesity on Cardiometabolic Health

December 7, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

AMWA Congressional Briefing
The Heart of It All: Impact of Obesity on Cardiometabolic Health

Thursday, December 7 @ 12pm EST

The discussion will focus on the need to address obesity as a chronic disease. Experts will explore opportunities for obesity intervention to reduce the medical impact and rising costs associated with a host of cardiometabolic conditions. Since every critical organ may be adversely affected by obesity, every physician will benefit from greater knowledge about the implications of obesity in patient care.


Our esteemed panelists included:

Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FAMWA, FTOS
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Director of Diversity, Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard

Dr. Tiffani Bell Washington MD, MPH, FAPA, DipABOM, DipABLM
Medical Director, Elevance Health
Faculty, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
CEO/Founder, The Healthy Weigh MD

Dr. Scott Kahan, MD, MPH
Director, National Center for Weight & Wellness
Faculty, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Angela Fitch MD, FACP, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
President, Obesity Medicine Association
Chief Medical Officer, knownwell
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School


December 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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