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2017- Surgical Treatments of Obesity

DAY 1: Wednesday, July 12
7:15 A.M. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 A.M. Welcome and Introductions
Steven K. Grinspoon, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Lee M. Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D
Massachusetts General Hospital
Kathleen E. Corey, M.D., MPH, MMSc
Massachusetts General Hospital

8:10 A.M. Keynote I: The Current Landscape
of Surgical Obesity Treatment
Lee M. Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

SESSION I: Physiologic Mechanisms
of Weight Loss Surgery
9:10 A.M. Effects on the Microbiome
Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Ph.D.
Arizona State University
10:00 A.M. Coffee Break
10:20 A.M. Effects on Intestinal Glucose
Metabolism and Gut Peptides
Nicholas Stylopoulos, M.D.
Boston Children’s Hospital
11:00 A.M. Effects on CNS Satiety Signaling
Hans-Rudolf Berthoud, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University System
11:40 A.M. Roundtable Discussion
12:05 P.M. Lunch

Session II: Health Effects of Weight
Loss Surgery
1:05 P.M. Effects of Weight Loss Surgery on Bone
Elaine W. Yu, M.D, MMSc
Massachusetts General Hospital
1:45 P.M. Weight Loss Surgery as a Treatment
for Diabetes
Ali Tavakkoli, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
2:25 P.M. Coffee Break
2:55 P.M. Weight Loss Surgery and Nonalcoholic
Fatty Liver Disease
Kathleen E. Corey, M.D., MPH, MMSc
Massachusetts General Hospital
3:35 P.M. Effect of Weight Loss Surgery on
Addictive Behaviors
Stephanie Sogg, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
4:15 P.M Roundtable Discussion & Wrap-Up
4:40 P.M. Closing Remarks/Adjourn

DAY 2: Thursday, July 13
7:15 A.M. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 A.M. Welcome and Introductions

SESSION III: Weight Loss Surgery in
Special Populations
8:10 A.M. Pregnancy Outcomes After Weight
Loss Surgery
Elizabeth S. Ginsburg, M.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
8:50 A.M. Weight Loss Surgery in Adolescents
Alison Hoppin, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
9:30 A.M. Coffee Break
10:00 A.M. Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Access to
Surgical Treatments for Obesity
Fatima Cody Stanford, M.D., MPH, MPA
Massachusetts General Hospital

10:40 A.M. Keynote II: Moving Forward: Applying
Principles of Surgical Therapy to Medical
Weight Loss Interventions
Caroline M. Apovian, M.D., FACP, FACN
Boston University School of Medicine
11:40 Roundtable Discussion

12:05 P.M. Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Steven K. Grinspoon