The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders


30 August 2016 Tuesday 3-4 pm Level 6 Seminar room CPC Professor Arya M. Sharma, Chair of Obesity Research and Management at the University of Alberta
Why Obesity is a Chronic Disease


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Participants at a Boden Institute seminar


Why Obesity is a Chronic Disease

Tuesday 30 August 2016 3:00–4:00 pm

Venue: Level 6 Seminar Room, Charles Perkins Centre - D17, Johns Hopkins Drive (off Missenden Road), The University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2006 View map (PDF file)

Presenter: Professor Arya M. Sharma from the University of Alberta.

RSVP via online registration

About the presenter
Arya M. Sharma, PhD, is Professor and Chair of Obesity Research and Management at the University of Alberta. He is also the Medical Director of the Edmonton Regional Weight Wise Program, the Scientific Director of the Canadian Obesity Network, and President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. His research focuses on an evidence-based approach to managing obese patients.

Dr Sharma is on the editorial boards of several international journals and has authored or co-authored more than 275 scientific articles. He has also lectured widely on the aetiology and management of hypertension, obesity, and related cardiometabolic disorders. Dr Sharma is regularly featured as a medical expert in national and international TV and print media including the CBC, CTV, New York Times, and MSNBC.

Dr Sharma maintains a widely-read blog where he regularly posts his ideas and thoughts on obesity prevention and management. Dr Sharma can be contacted at .

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