The goal of Obesity Treatment Foundation’s obesity research grants program is to amplify the quantity and quality of clinician-driven, practice-based obesity treatment research. Enabling this type of research will help to increase the credibility of obesity medicine clinicians and grow the field of obesity medicine.
Susan Wolver, MD, FACP, Dipl. ABOM
Title: Does a Low-carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet Reduce Liver Fat and Liver Stiffness in Patients with Obesity?
Eduardo Grunvald, MD, Dipl. ABOM
Title: Predictors of Patients with Sub-optimal Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery
Cherie Lisa Vaz, MD
Title: Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis and Heart Rate Variability in Patients with Obesity
Poster Contest Winners
Valerie O’Hara, DO; Nancy Browne, PNP, FAANP; Samreen Fathima, BDS, MPH; Starr Johnston, RN; Kathrin Hastey, FNP; Barbara Sorondo, MD, MBA; and Janet Bayleran, PhD
Title: Obesity Metabolic Co-morbidities with Associated Disease Burden in Children and Adolescents
Suzanne Cuda, MD, Dipl. ABOM
Title: Do Decreases in Visceral Adipose Tissue Correlate with Physiologic or Metabolic Improvements in Children with Severe Obesity?
Bharti Sheyte, MD
Title: Obesity Clinic for the Uninsured/Low-income Population
Dr. Hal Seim Scholarship Fund Travel Award Recipients
Jonathan Bonnet, MD, and Sowmya Chandra-Reddy, MD