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Surfing the Waves of Change with Style: 3 Steps to Growing Your Virtual Obesity Treatment Program

Robard Webinar Series - Phillip Snider

Presented by Phillip Snider, DO, MS, FAAFP

Transforming a patient’s diet is just one component of a multidisciplinary obesity treatment program. In order for there to be sustained weight loss, incorporating demonstrated behavioral strategies is critical to the program’s success. Join Medical University of South Carolina’s Dr. Patrick M. O’Neil as he invites fellow professionals to take a deep dive into behavioral aspects of obesity management.

Learning Objectives:

  • Does Obesity increase the risk for COVID-19 infection and mortality?
  • Understand the mechanisms for obesity’s effect on COVID-19 outcomes
  • Review the racial disparities with COVID-19 as it relates to obesity
  • Be able to respond to the impact of COVID-19 on obesity treatments with new opportunities

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:Dr. Phillip Snider is a bariatric physician at The Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in family medicine and received his medical degree and fellowship training from Midwestern University at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. He completed his residency with Scottsdale Healthcare in Scottsdale, Arizona and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association. Prior to medical school, he was a personal trainer and a dietitian for 10 years, and he is certified as a bariatrician by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In addition to Dr. Snider’s clinical role at Guthrie, he is their Chief Medical Information Officer.

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