Schedule of Symposium Series Events

Providers, Researchers, Adult and Child Patients, Families, and Community Stakeholders Talk to One Another about Achieving a Healthy Weight and Reducing Obesity among Different Patient Groups


Saturday, May 31, 2014 | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


     9:00 AM – 11:00 AM SYMPOSIUM 1 Researchers talk about research on obesity and obesity disparities that can help adult and child patients and others achieve a healthy weight (Audience members respond)
   11:00 AM – 11:30 AM BREAK
     11:30 AM – 1:30 PM SYMPOSIUM 2       Providers talk about barriers to treatments and research aimed at helping minority and other patient groups achieve a  healthy weight, and strategies overcoming these barriers (Audience members respond)
       1:30 PM – 2:30 PM LUNCH  
       2:30 PM – 4:30 PM SYMPOSIUM 3     Part 1. Patients and their family members talk about the motivators of and barriers to achieving a healthy weight and reducing obesity in their family and community (Audience members respond) Part 2. Community stakeholders talk about their resources for promoting a healthy weight and reducing obesity disparities among patients most impacted by obesity (Audience members respond)