OAC and Obesity PPM Offer FREE Online Educational Webinars to Increase the Understanding of the Complexity of Obesity
From the media to healthcare to the general public, there are often misconceptions regarding obesity. Unfortunately, these misconceptions lead to oversimplifications of the complexity of obesity, its impact and its severity.
In an effort to combat misconceptions surrounding obesity and provide the public with a better understanding of it, the OAC and Obesity PPM, an educational consulting firm, have joined together to provide FREE webinars focusing on the complexities of obesity. Below, please find five webinars covering a variety of obesity-related topics:
Webinar 1 – Introduction to the Complexity of Obesity
The OAC and Obesity PPM hosted webinar 1, which focused on the complexity of obesity and highlighted the Twelve Pillars® model. If you missed webinar one and would like to download the event, please click here.
Webinar 2 – Obesity and Addiction
Webinar 2 focused on the link between food addiction and obesity. Guest presenters Margaret Yufera-Leitch, MS, PhD, and Heather Flannery provided an in-depth look at how our bodies react to food and behavior. To download this webinar, click here.
Webinar 3 – Obesity and Healthcare Policy
Webinar 3 focused on “Obesity and Healthcare Policy.” Guest presenters OAC President and CEO Joe Nadglowski and Chief Health Policy Officer at Obesity PPM Morgan Downey provided an in-depth discussion of policy’s impact on obesity, its treatments and weight bias. To download this webinar, click here.
Webinar 4 – Obesity, Hormones & Metabolism: Everything You Wanted to Know but were Afraid to Ask
Webinar 4, one of the most anticipated webinars, focused on the relationship between obesity and hormones. Guest presenters Richard Atkinson, MD, and Heather Flannery, Obesity PPM CEO, offered an interesting look at hormonal issues and obesity. They also offered an insightful and detailed discussion on the various hormones affecting weight. To download this webinar, click here.
Webinar 5 – Obesity: Community & Lifestyle Planning
Webinar 5 provided an in-depth look at how our built environment can impact obesity prevention. From complete streets safe for all modes of transportation to the availability of healthy foods, webinar 5 illustrated how our ever-changing environment impacts our quality of health. The webinar was narrated by Richard Ogilve, PhD, Vice President for Strategic Engagement at ChangeLab Solutions, Pam Davis, RN, CBN, BSN, and Heather Flannery, Obesity PPM CEO. To download the webinar, click here.