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Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, August 23

Jeanne M. Clark, MD Frederick Brancati, MD Professor of Medicine Johns Hopkins University Presenting: "Long-term Effects of Intentional Weight Loss - Is Losing Weight Worth it?"

Friday, August 23, 2013
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, August 23, 2013 for the presentation titled:

Long-term Effects of Intentional Weight Loss – Is Losing Weight Worth it?


Jeanne M. Clark, MD, MPH, FACP

Frederick Brancati, MD Professor of Medicine

Interim Director, Division of General Internal Medicine

Johns Hopkins University


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Co-sponsored by the Section of Hospital Medicine and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Review the epidemiology of obesity in the U.S. and delineate its major complications
  2. Describe 3 main approaches for losing weight
  3. Discuss key results from longer-term medical and surgical weight loss studies


Dr. Clark is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at The Johns Hopkins University and Interim Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine.  She is a general internist with an ongoing primary care practice and a NIH-funded researcher, with expertise in obesity, diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and clinical trials.  She serves as PI at Hopkins of the ongoing Look AHEAD trial of weight loss in adults with type 2 diabetes, and of a trial comparing bariatric surgery to medical weight loss on diabetes outcomes.   She was Co-PI of the recently completed POWER trial, and serves as the medical safety officer of the NASH Clinical Research Network.

Dr. Clark received her MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where she also served as Chief Resident.  She completed a research fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Hopkins where she received her MPH, and then joined the Hopkins faculty in 2000.

Jeanne M. Clark, MD has stated that she has no financial interests or arrangements in association with this presentation.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Jeanne M. Clark to Medicine Grand Rounds.

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*PLEASE NOTE:  Credit will only be awarded for written evaluations submitted within 1 week of conference date.

** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education programs for physicians.**

** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. **

For more information, contact:
Lara Judd

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