ASO Wales Regional Group and the Welsh Obesity Society Meeting – Wednesday October 5th.

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


09.30               Registration

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

16.00               CLOSE

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