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The Power of Coming Together: The Harm of Accepting Weight Bias

This session brings you back in time to the official kick-off of the OAC’s 2017 Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO! Hear from passionate OAC leaders who are experienced in the effects of weight bias as they talk about the power of support systems and being part of the OAC Community: Amber Huett-Garcia, MPA; and Michelle Vicari.

Then, hear from nationally-acclaimed obesity medicine physician Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, about WHY and HOW we should stand up to weight bias. You’ll discover the many intricate ways that bias affects your physical and emotional health.

Presented at YWM2017

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May 18-19

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