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.
Claudia Borzutzky, MD
Title: Group Telehealth Weight Management Visits for Adolescents with Obesity
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
Leslyn Keith, OTD
Title: Lifestyle Modification Group for Lymphedema and Obesity Results in Significant Health Outcomes
Suzanne Cuda, MD, FAAP, FOMA
Title: Association of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Weight Status in Children and Adolescents with Obesity
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
Khawla Ali, MD, and Tawni Peterson, FNP
Jonathan Bonnet, MD, and Sowmya Chandra-Reddy, MD