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Cutting-Edge Treatment of Obesity (SU23)

Sunday, April 23 • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM PT

In Person SessionVirtual Session


  1. Summarize the approach to lifestyle modification in patients with obesity 
  2. Discuss medications for weight loss including mechanism of action, efficacy, and side effects  
  3. Describe available and emerging endoscopic approaches to weight loss 
  4. Discuss surgical techniques for weight loss 


Lifestyle Approaches for Weight Loss 
Kellene Anne Isom, PhD, MS, RD, CAGS, Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Food Science, Don B Huntley College of Agriculture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA 

Weight Loss Medication: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
Manpreet Mundi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, MN 

Current Perspectives on Endobariatrics: A New Frontier of Weight Management Options 
Carolyn Newberry, MD, PNS, Director of GI Nutrition, Innovative Center for Health and Nutrition in Gastroenterology (ICHANGE); Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 

Bariatric Surgery Pearls: Criteria, Options, Complications
Sara Hennessy, MD, FACS, CNSC, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery; Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Williams P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 

Manpreet Mundi, MD 

CE Credit: 1.5 hours 
Level: Intermediate 
UAN: JA0002345-0000-23-087-L99-P

Session has been approved for BCNSP recertification credit through the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. 
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