More than 5,000 attended ObesityWeek 2016 in New Orleans! Here’s a look at this year’s conference in pictures.
ObesityWeek 2016 Exhibit Hall
ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Luncheon
ASMBS president Raul Rosenthal, MD, welcomes LEAD Awards luncheon attendees and introduces ASMBS immediate-past president John Morton, MD, recipient of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award for his exemplary dedication to mentoring, teaching and advising medical students in the practice of patient-centered care.
Dr. Rosenthal (left) and Marina Kurian, MD, (left), present Bruce Wolfe, MD, (center) with the Outstanding Achievement Award for his significant contributions to the ASMBS Foundation and the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Kelvin Higa, MD, (left) and Aaron Lloyd, MPH, (far right) present Ninh Nguyen, MD, (center) with the Master Educator Award for excellence as an educator
and mentor in the field of bariatric surgery.
Susan M. Cummings, MS, RD, addresses attendees after receiving the Excellence in Nutrition Award for her significant contributions to pre-operative and/or
post-operative nutrition research.
David Provost, MD, (left) receives The Dr. Ronald H. Clements Patient Safety & Quality Award for his contributions to improving patient safety and quality of care to bariatric patients, which was presented to Dr. Provost by Eric DeMaria, MD (right).
Wendy King, PhD, (left) receives the the Circle of Excellence Award for her significant contribution to the Integrated Health Section of ASMBS, which was presented by ASMBS Integrated Health (IH) President Christine Bauer, MSN (right).
(Above) Ms. Bauer highlights the accomplishments of the ASMBS IH Section
over the past year during her Presidential Address.
(Below) Incoming ASMBS IH President Karen Flanders, MSN, (left) honors Ms. Bauer
for her dedication during her IH presidency.
ObesityWeek 2016 Keynote Speakers
Philip Schauer, MD, Chair of ObesityWeek, with Dr. Farooqi and
Pat O’Neil, PhD, Co-Chair of ObesityWeek.
ASMBS Presidential Address and Passing of the Gavel
(Below) Dr. Rosenthal passes the gavel to Stacy Brethauer, MD, the new ASMBS President.
AfterDark – Generations Hall The Metropolitan