Physiology of Obesity

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Speaker: Robert F. Kushner, MD

Registration: Free to Weight Management Members

Time: 1-2:30pm CST (Athens: 21.00-22.30)


  • Explain the peripheral and central neurohormonal mechanisms that govern body weight regulation
    Describe the energy and hormonal adaptations that occur with development of obesity
  • Discuss potential targets for pharmacological treatment
  • Registration coming soon! View more information about the webinar and speaker on Weight Management’s site ( Weight Management is an ADA’s dietetic Practice Group)

About the speaker:

Robert F. Kushner, MD is one of the nation’s top lifestyle medicine experts.  He has over 25 years of clinical experience and research focusing on behavioral change and weight loss. Dr. Kushner received his medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago.  He completed his internal medicine training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and received a fellowship and master’s degree in clinical nutrition from the University of Chicago.  Dr. Kushner has published more than 140 scientific articles on nutrition, obesity and lifestyle medicine and received honorary membership to the American Dietetic Association in 2010.

Physiology of Obesity
Ιουλίου 19, 2011 9:00 pm
Ιουλίου 19, 2011 10:30 pm