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A Telehealth Enabled Approach to Multidisciplinary (TEAM) Weight Management: Learn about the current literature surrounding the innovative dietary of evidence-based weight management practices and ways to apply evidence-based practices of telehealth into a practice.

 

Telemedicine and Weight Loss: The Application: Drs. Fitch and Stanford provide their clinical experiences of incorporating telemedicine along with a discussion based on audience questions.


Accreditation:       

The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

 

The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 07, 2018
Expiration Date:
March 02, 2021 12:00 AM
Presentation Location:
San Diego, CA
Presentation Objectives
  • Define telemedicine and interpret the current literature surrounding the innovative delivery of evidence-based weight management practices
  • Present the model of the Telehealth Enabled Approach to Multidisciplinary (TEAM) weight management in two independent clinical trials
  • Provide practical ways to apply evidence-based practices of telehealth into a practice
Research: A Telehealth Enabled Approach to Multidisciplinary (TEAM) Weight Management

Dr. Alencar is a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist. She went on to pursue double master’s degrees in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition Science as well as earned her Doctorate from the University of New Mexico. She is currently an Assistant Professor at CSU, Long Beach. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles as well as been featured within textbooks and magazines for her expertise in obesity management through nutrition and fitness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telemedicine and Weight Loss: The Application

Dr. Angela Fitch is the medical director of the UCHealth Weight Loss Center and an associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Fitch has also been recently appointed to the role of vice president of primary care at UCHealth. She graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. Dr. Fitch worked for Procter and Gamble as a product development engineer for two years before she decided to follow her passion and go to medical school. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then went on to do a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospitals. After her four-year residency, Dr. Fitch was chief resident in internal medicine for another year. Dr. Fitch then moved to Minnesota to be a primary care physician for eight years for Fairview Health Systems. There she developed her skills and passion for treating obesity in the primary care setting and also developed a medical home model and new system of primary care delivery. While working as a primary care physician, she also worked at the University of Minnesota Pediatric Weight Management Clinic for four years treating children ages 4-18 who struggled with obesity. In 2012, Dr. Fitch became the medical director for the Metabolic Health and Weight Management Clinic at Park Nicollet Clinic and began practicing bariatric medicine full time. In 2012, Dr. Fitch became a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). She previously served as a trustee on the Obesity Medicine Association’s board of trustees, the 2015-2016 chair of the clinical management of obesity section of The Obesity Society, and a member of the ABOM writing committee.

 

 

Dr. Stanford is an Instructor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Assistant in Medicine and Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. At Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), she is an obesity medicine physician scientist for children, adolescents, and adults, Associate at the Disparities Solution Center, and Affiliated Faculty at the Mongan Institute of Health Policy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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