Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FOMA
Topics of expertise:
Nutrition, behavior, pharmacotherapy, practice management, the Disease of Obesity, patient assessment and evaluation, communication with patients
Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, FOMA, has specialized in obesity treatment since 2005. She owns her own practice, Integrative Medical Weight Management, in Seattle, Washington, where she provides personalized, comprehensive obesity treatment in a comfortable, healing setting.
Ms. Christensen speaks on the topic of obesity at national, state, and local conferences and webinars, including the Obesity Medicine Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and American Academy of Physicians Assistants. She is involved in projects and initiatives that educate clinicians about obesity treatment, advocate for access to care, and recognize the expertise of the NPs and PAs who treat obesity.
Ms. Christensen is a fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association, where she serves on the Board of Trustees, as well as the CME Planning & Overview Committees. She is a contributing author of the OMA Obesity Algorithm, which translates the current medical science and the experiences of obesity specialists to facilitate and improve the clinical care of patients with obesity.
Sandra has dedicated herself to educating clinicians about the complexities of obesity. Through clinical practice, speaking, writing, and advocacy, she empowers healthcare providers to address obesity with knowledge and compassion.