The ASO Wales regional group and the Welsh Obesity Society (WOS) have a shared vision of bringing together practitioners and academics across the country to share and discuss obesity research and practice.
They will hold a meeting on Wednesday 5th October in Abergavenny chaired by Professor Nadim Haboubi, (WOS Chair) and Dr Simon Williams (ASO Trustee). Please see the Programme below and if you are interested in attending this meeting please complete the Booking Form.
Joint Meeting of the Welsh Obesity Society and the Association for the Study of Obesity - Wales Regional Group
Wednesday 5th October 2016
Chairs – Simon Williams, Nadim Haboubi
Venue: Education Centre, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, NP7 7EG, Gwent
10.00 Welcome and Introduction, Simon Williams
10.10 Obesity and Cancer, Samir Rahmani
10.40 The Effects of Physical Exercise in Post-Bariatric Surgery Patients, Richard Bracken
11.10-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 The Role of Trauma Therapy in Adult Weight Management, Lynda Durrell
12.00 Motivational Interviewing in Weight Management, Orla Adams
12.30-13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 NAFLD / NASH – Overview and Guidelines, Andrew Yeoman
14.00 EASO: A European approach to tackling obesity, Euan Woodward
14.30 The Launch of the Welsh Obesity Society and Business Meeting