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  • NON
    CME

    Tackling the Obesity Epidemic: Updates on Interventions that can be Life-changing

    Speakers:Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Presented on: April 5, 2016

    *This session is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM


Speakers

  • Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN

    Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN

    Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN

    Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

    Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACP, DABOM, is a professor of medicine and pediatrics in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition at Boston University School of Medicine, and is the director of the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management at Boston Medical Center. Dr Apovian’s current research interests include weight loss and its effects on endothelial cell function, obesity and cardiovascular disease, adipose cell metabolism and inflammation, resolution of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the bariatric surgery population, disparities in the treatment of obesity in underserved populations and novel pharmacotherapeutic anti-obesity agents. She has given over 150 invited lectures nationally and internationally, and currently serves as President Elect of The Obesity Society.