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Optimizing Health from the Inside Out: How Daily Stress Impacts Patients Struggling with Weight

Robard Webinar Series - Phillip Snider

Presented by Phillip Snider, DO, MS, FAAFP

On this complimentary webinar, Dr. Phillip Snider will discuss how stress, eating, and exercise affect your patients with obesity. He’ll identify ways that stress shapes the habits of your patients, and how it impacts the brain and body. Finally, Snider will review strategies to help you treat your patients struggling with weight effectively by assisting them to overcome their habits, heal their bodies, and prevent further harm.

Learning Objectives:

  • List at least three ways stress changes brain activity and blood flow
  • Describe the impact of flood intake on our brain chemistry
  • Identify the effect of cortisol on body composition

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Phillip Snider, DO, MS, RD, is the Chief Medical Information Officer and 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.

ABOUT THE HOST: Hundreds of nationally recognized hospitals and physicians trust Robard’s medically-supervised programs and nutrition products to successfully treat patients with obesity. To learn more, visit us online at, email us at, or call (800) 222-9201.

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