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Agenda

Time Activity

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Speaker:

Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomate 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 - 7:30 pm

Sex, Intimacy and Obesity

Speaker:

Jason Jones, PhD

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Jason Jones, PhD
Registered Psychologist
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor
Director of Loving Choices Psychology

Dr. Jason Jones is the founder of Loving Choices Psychology, specializing in parenting/divorce issues, sex therapy, couples counselling, weight management and body positivity. Jason seeks to treat people with a focus on the whole system in which they exist.

While previously managing the Edmonton Adult Bariatric Specialty Clinic, Dr. Jones became a member of the Canadian Obesity Network and Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity. Dr. Jones earned his Ph.D. in Psychology at Northcentral University. He completed his dissertation work on understanding how obese females perceive and make meaning of their sexual experiences within the context of their perceptions of their bodies and the cultural messages they receive. Dr. Jones holds a post-graduate certificate in Obesity Management from the University of Alberta and has presented at numerous conferences on the health conditions associated with weight, including the Canadian Obesity Summit.

7:30 pm - 7:50 pm

A Patient's Experiences and Perspectives

7:50 pm - 8:10 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator:

Tony Chetty, MD, FRCP(C), MSc.

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Tony Chetty, MD, FRCP(C) , MSc.
Associate Professor, Dept of Pathology and
Molecular Medicine, McMaster University
Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Clinic,
St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton
Chair, Bariatric Medical Program Committee,
Ontario Bariatric Network

Dr. Tony Chetty obtained his Medical Degree in South Africa. He completed his Fellowship in Medical Biochemistry and Master's Degree in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University. His research interests have a focus on Clinical Trials, New Pharmacological approaches in Obesity and Type 2 DM Mx. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University. Dr. Chetty is the Medical Director of the Bariatric Medical Clinic at St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton. He is also Chair of the Medical Program task force Committee of the Ontario Bariatric Network.

Panelists: Sarah Chapelsky, MD, FRCP(C)
David Harris, MD, FRCP(C)
Jason Jones, PhD
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Sarah Chapelsky, MD, FRCP(C)
Diplomate of the American Board of
Obesity Medicine
Director, Women's Preoperative Weight Loss Clinic,
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Clinical Lecturer, University of Alberta

Dr. Sarah Chapelsky completed her undergraduate medical degree and internal medicine training at the University of Calgary, followed by a fellowship in general internal medicine at the University of British Columbia. Now based in Edmonton, she is a general internist at the Edmonton Adult Bariatric Specialty Clinic, a hospital-based medical and surgical program; medical lead of FEMME HOMME Weight Management Program, an intensive community-based program; Clinical Lecturer at the University of Alberta Department of Medicine; and Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.


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David E. Harris, MD, FRCP(C)
Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
Richmond Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program
LEAF Weight Management Clinic

Dr. Harris is an Endocrinologist and General Internist trained at the University of British Columbia. He has completed the American Boards in Obesity and Bariatric Medicine. He works as a medical director of the Richmond Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program in Richmond, BC, for the past 6 years, and still remotely today.

Recently, his family relocated to Ottawa, and he has joined the LEAF Medical Weight Management Clinic. Dr. Harris enjoys teaching physicians in obesity and bariatrics, and participates in conducting clinical research - mainly studies in the bariatric surgery process, diabetes, and immunology integrated with clinical obesity studies. His future research goals include pharmacological studies of obesity, and also studies of brown and beige adipose tissue.


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Jason Jones, PhD
Registered Psychologist
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor
Director of Loving Choices Psychology

Dr. Jason Jones is the founder of Loving Choices Psychology, specializing in parenting/divorce issues, sex therapy, couples counselling, weight management and body positivity. Jason seeks to treat people with a focus on the whole system in which they exist.

While previously managing the Edmonton Adult Bariatric Specialty Clinic, Dr. Jones became a member of the Canadian Obesity Network and Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity. Dr. Jones earned his Ph.D. in Psychology at Northcentral University. He completed his dissertation work on understanding how obese females perceive and make meaning of their sexual experiences within the context of their perceptions of their bodies and the cultural messages they receive. Dr. Jones holds a post-graduate certificate in Obesity Management from the University of Alberta and has presented at numerous conferences on the health conditions associated with weight, including the Canadian Obesity Summit.

8:10 pm - 8:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Speaker:

Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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speaker

Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomate 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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