WEBINAR SERIES - PART 7 OF 7

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Agenda

Time Activity

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Director Bariatric Surgical Program, Humber River Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor-Department of Medicine, Queen's University
Lecturer - Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Stephen Glazer is a board certified specialist from the University of Toronto in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In April 2010 he was appointed as the Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgical Program at Humber River Regional Hospital. He was instrumental in redeveloping their comprehensive bariatric surgical program. In that year, the bariatric surgical program was nominated as a Leading Practice by Accreditation Canada. In 2012 Dr. Glazer was appointed as a the Director of the only hospital-based Medical Bariatric Program for the Greater Toronto Area, which has enjoyed great growth and development due to the significant contributions of its multidiscipline team members. Dr. Glazer's commitment to the Obesity Epidemic is further displayed by his participation in many committees through the Ontario Bariatric Network and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. He has a strong interest in program development, quality care initiatives, and physician education. He has personally been involved in direct patient care of over thousands of bariatric patients in the attempt to facilitate weight loss for improved overall health. His research interests include perioperative risk assessment and management as well as sleep apnea in the morbidly obese. He is also the president of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.

7:05 pm - 7:20 pm

Weight Bias and Judgement Towards Bariatric Patients

Speaker:  Dr. Angela Albrega , PhD

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Angela Albrega , PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health,
Kinesiology & Applied Physiology,
Concordia University
Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

bio coming soon.

 

7:20 pm - 7:35 pm

Weight Bias and Eating Disorders: Considerations for Bariatric Care

Speaker:  Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew , PhD, R.Psych

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Shelly Russell-Mayhew , PhD, R.Psych 
Professor and Werklund Research Professor,
Counselling Psychology,
Werklund School of Education University of Calgary

bio coming soon.

7:35 pm - 7:50 pm

Socioeconomic, Cultural and Ethnic Discrepancies and Inequalities in Weight Management

Speaker:  Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCP(C)

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Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCP(C)
Vice President, Education
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Psychosocial Program at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network. 

Dr. Sockalingam has more than 130 peer-reviewed publications and is the co-editor of the books, “Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesity”, a comprehensive summary of an integrated approach to the assessment and managing psychosocial care in severe obesity, and a newly released book by Cambridge University Press, “Psychological Care in Severe Obesity: A Practical Approach”. He has funding from CIHR and other peer-reviewed agencies examining psychosocial outcomes related to obesity care, psychological treatments for obesity and exploring the construct of food addiction. He is the co-principal investigator on a large multi-site CIHR funded to evaluate the long-term outcomes of telephone-based cognitive behavioural therapy after bariatric surgery. Dr. Sockalingam is a co-author on the upcoming Canadian Obesity Guidelines scheduled to be published in 2019.

7:50 pm - 8:10 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Sarah Nutter, PhD

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Sarah Nutter, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Department of
Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies
University of Victoria

bio coming soon.

8:10 pm - 8:15 pm

Closing Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Director Bariatric Surgical Program, Humber River Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor-Department of Medicine, Queen's University
Lecturer- Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Stephen Glazer is a board certified specialist from the University of Toronto in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In April 2010 he was appointed as the Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgical Program at Humber River Regional Hospital. He was instrumental in redeveloping their comprehensive bariatric surgical program. In that year, the bariatric surgical program was nominated as a Leading Practice by Accreditation Canada. In 2012 Dr. Glazer was appointed as a the Director of the only hospital-based Medical Bariatric Program for the Greater Toronto Area, which has enjoyed great growth and development due to the significant contributions of its multidiscipline team members. Dr. Glazer's commitment to the Obesity Epidemic is further displayed by his participation in many committees through the Ontario Bariatric Network and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. He has a strong interest in program development, quality care initiatives, and physician education. He has personally been involved in direct patient care of over thousands of bariatric patients in the attempt to facilitate weight loss for improved overall health. His research interests include perioperative risk assessment and management as well as sleep apnea in the morbidly obese. He is also the president of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.

 

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