OBESITY2012       30th Annual Scientific Meeting       San Antonio, Texas | Sept. 20– 24Advance Program            www.obes...
Join usin San Antonio                                                                  San Antonio’s culture combines infl...
About the MeetingObesity 2012, the 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The ObesitySociety, brings together the most prestigi...
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The Obesity Society 2012 Council                                      About The Obesity SocietyPresident                  ...
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Special Events                                                             Thurs       Adipocyte Metabolism WorkshopWednes...
Preliminary Program Friday, September 21, 2012               Track 1                          Track 2                     ...
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2012 AWARDS                                                                           The Obesity Society’s awards and gra...
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Section EventsBariatric Surgery Section Happy Hour                               Epidemiology Section StudentSunday, Septe...
ContactsAbstractsLauren Mazalmaza@obesity.orgContinuing Medical EducationMaya Cunninghammcunningham@obesity.orgExhibitsKat...
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  1. 1. OBESITY2012 30th Annual Scientific Meeting San Antonio, Texas | Sept. 20– 24Advance Program www.obesity.org/obesity2012 1
  2. 2. Join usin San Antonio San Antonio’s culture combines influences from Spanish settlers, Native Americans, neighboring Mexico, and the Old West; together these elements give the city its own uniqueObesity 2012 will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention character. The Convention Center and the 5 official meetingCenter in San Antonio, Texas. The facility provides more than hotels are adjacent to San Antonio’s famous River Walk, which60 meeting rooms and over 440,000 square feet of exhibit is home to dining options to fit all tastes and budgets, as wellspace. This will provide an excellent setting for scientific and as to numerous shops. Additional popular attractions includeeducational sessions and networking activities for our Annual the Alamo, the Tower of the Americas, SeaWorld, and Six FlagsScientific Meeting. Fiesta Texas.Up Front in 2012 Traveling to San Antonio The San Antonio International Airport is approximately 8 miles from the Convention Center. Transportation»» Registration includes your ticket to the Opening Reception on Thursday. options to/from the airport include taxis, van share, and public buses.»» Continuing education credit opportunities are available to physicians, physician assistants, dietitians, pharmacists, and nurses. Seeking credit Visa Information for for clinical psychologists. International Attendees»» Discounted conference fees for those who attend preconference courses. Researchers, physicians and other healthcare professionals from around the»» This year, all posters will be on display during all poster-viewing times world are invited to attend Obesity 2012. and dedicated viewing hours have been added. Foreign nationals from some countries must obtain a temporary travel visa (B-1)»» Enjoy an evening of networking, good music, desserts and dancing at in order to attend this meeting. This is one of San Antonio’s historic sites. Tickets for the Fiesta in Ol’ San normally done through the US Embassy or Consulate in their host country. Antonio are $40. Meeting attendees should visit the US Department of State Business Visa Center at http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/ types_2664.html for detailed instructions on visa application procedures. To assist foreign visitors in obtaining visas, The Obesity Society has registered this Don’t miss these deadlines! conference with the Department of State. Early-bird registration deadline June 20 A letter of invitation for international delegates and additional information Late-breaking abstracts deadline July 13 on obtaining a US visa are available on The Obesity Society website at www. Last day to reserve housing August 29 obesity.org/obesity2012. A copy of the Advance Registration deadline September 5 letter of invitation, along with copies of meeting registration and hotel reservation Last day to cancel hotel confirmations, will help to speed up the reservation with no penalty September 13 visa application and approval process. Note: Visa applicants are advised to apply as soon as they decide to travel to the United States. Depending on the country of origin, it may take 3 to 4 months to process visa applications.2 Obesity 2012, The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
  3. 3. About the MeetingObesity 2012, the 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The ObesitySociety, brings together the most prestigious professionals inthe field of obesity, from world-renowned basic and clinicalresearchers to educators, advocates and practitioners. Throughits scientific, educational, mentoring and networking events,Obesity 2012 is dedicated to increasing knowledge, stimulatingresearch, furthering careers, and promoting prevention and bettertreatment for those affected by obesity. Attendees will take part inscientific and education sessions, oral and poster presentations,and other programs covering the full interdisciplinary regimenof obesity research, education, advocacy and development,including key lectures from the top professionals in each field. Table of ContentsThe program is organized around six thematic tracks: Join us in San Antonio 2»» Metabolism and Integrative Physiology Up Front in 2012 2»» Neuroscience Travel Information 2»» Intervention and Clinical Studies About the Meeting 3»» Population Health Learning Objectives 4 About the Program 4»» Clinical and Professional Practice Who Should Attend 4»» Policy Exhibit Hall 4 Poster Sessions 4Program Sessions Include About The Obesity Society 5Key Lectures: Comprehensive, integrative presentations by Membership 5internationally recognized experts on critically important topics. Social Networking 5Symposia: Lecture presentations that address the latest Accreditation andadvances in our understanding of important topics in obesity Continuing Education 6research, treatment and prevention. Late-Breaking Abstracts 6Debates: Speakers will present opposing points of view on Special Events 7topics related to obesity. Presentations will be followed by a Preliminary Program 8panel discussion. Awards and Grants 13Oral and Poster Presentations: Nearly 900 submitted TOS Career Success Program 13abstracts describing new research findings will be presented. Registration 14 Housing 14 Volunteer Opportunities 14 Section Events 15 Contacts 16 www.obesity.org/obesity2012 3
  4. 4. About the Program The Obesity Society is the premier organization dedicated to the problem of obesity and its health consequences. Its members include basic and clinical scientists, clinicians, practitioners, caregivers, researchers, policy makers and public health officials with an interest in the problem of obesity in adults and children. For the past 30 years, professionals have gathered for a scientific conference to discuss and disseminate the state-of-art information on obesity researchLearning Objectives and clinical care. The meeting will present 4 days of symposia and key lectures on topics related to obesity that include metabolism and the integrative physiology of obesity, neuroscience, clinical trials andAt the conclusion of Obesity 2012, attendees will be able to: interventions, population-based studies, public policy»» Apply the latest research findings on the molecular and efforts, and obesity clinical care. In addition, research will be presented in oral abstract presentations and hormonal pathways that regulate nutrient metabolism in poster sessions throughout the conference. obese patients and influence disease.»» Identify the neuronal basis of satiety and energy Who Should Attend? utilization that influence body weight during weight gain The session topics and presentations selected and weight loss. by the members of the Annual Scientific Meeting»» Implement our understanding of how obesity impacts Program Committee are intended to meet the needs of researchers and healthcare professionals who the treatment and risk for diseases such as cancer in want to be updated on advances in the prevention, the clinical setting. treatment, causes, and health consequences of obesity. This includes basic and clinical research»» Be able to interpret the latest research and scientists, physicians (general medicine, internal methodologies into strategies that will shape our medicine, family medicine, endocrinology, surgery, study of obesity prevalence. pediatrics, psychiatry), dietitians, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners,»» Understand the latest guidelines for obesity treatment rehabilitation/exercise therapists, physical/ and the new methods to improve clinical practice and occupational therapists, clinicians, nutritionists, improve patient care. trainees, students, social workers, policy makers and administrators with an interest in adult and childhood obesity and other allied health professionals. Poster Sessions This year, all posters will be Exhibit Hall Exhibit Hall Open Make time to visit the exhibit hall on display during all Exhibit Hall hours and poster presentation sessions. — a must-see for all professionals Thursday, September 20 Friday, September 21 working in the field of obesity. A Opening Reception 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM natural extension of the education 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Poster Presentations and Lunch and science in the sessions, Voucher Lunch the exhibit hall is dedicated to Friday, September 21 showcasing the latest and most- 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM innovative products, services, and 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM Evening Poster Presentations technology in the area of obesity 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Cash Bar research, treatment, and prevention. Saturday, September 22 Saturday, September 22 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM Poster Presentations and Lunch Lunch available at concessions4 Obesity 2012, The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
  5. 5. The Obesity Society 2012 Council About The Obesity SocietyPresident Alison E. Field, ScD The Obesity Society (www.obesity.org) is the Children’s Hospital leading professional society dedicated to thePatrick M. O’Neil, PhDMedical University of Boston, MA study, prevention andSouth Carolina treatment of obesity. Volume 18 | No. X | XXX 2010 www.obesityjournal.orgCharleston, SC Diane T. Finegood, PhD Since 1982, it has been Simon Fraser University committed to encouragingPresident-Elect Burnaby, BC, Canada research on the causes,Harvey J. Grill, PhD treatment and prevention of David Heber, MD, PhDUniversity of Pennsylvania University of California obesity as well as keepingPhiladelphia, PA Los Angeles, CA the scientific community and public informed of newVice President advances in the field. Bullet 1 Melissa N. Laska, PhD, RD Bullet 2 Bullet 3Steven R. Smith, MD University of Minnesota nature publishing groupTranslational Research Institute Minneapolis, MNfor Metabolism and DiabetesWinter Park, FL Naima Moustaid-Moussa, PhD University of TennesseeImmediate Past-President Knoxville, TNJennifer C. Lovejoy, PhDAlere Wellbeing, Inc.Seattle, WA Rebecca M. Puhl, PhD Yale University Join The Obesity Society Now! New Haven, CTSecretary/Treasurer Margarita Teran-Garcia, MD, PhDDale A. Schoeller, PhD University of IllinoisUniversity of Urbana-ChampaignWisconsin-Madison Urbana, IL Obesity Society members save $250 on Annual ScientificMadison, WI Meeting registration fees. For most attendees, it makes Denise E. Wifley, PhDCouncilors Washington University of St. Louis sense to join! In addition to reduced registration rates,Richard L. Atkinson, MD St. Louis, MO you’ll receive a free subscription to Obesity, the premierVirginia Commonwealth scientific journal in the field, exclusive eligibility for severalUniversity Executive Director research grants annually, access to extensive educationRichmond, VA Francesca M. Dea, CAE The Obesity Society programs (often at a deep discount), and a multitudeNancy F. Butte, PhD Silver Spring, MD of leadership and networking opportunities. Become aBaylor College of Medicine member of The Obesity Society and become a part of aHouston, TX distinguished group of thought leaders in the obesity field. Complete the membership application online today – we’ll process your application in time to take advantage of reduced registration fees for this year’s meeting.Annual Scientific Meeting Join online atProgram Committee www.obesity.org/membership/join.htmCarey Lumeng, MD, PhD, Chair Edy Heydinger, APRN, MSN,Alison E. Field, ScD, Co-Chair CPNPJamy Ard, MD Scott Lear, PhDIngrid Borecki, PhD Corby Martin, PhD Social NetworkingAndrew Butler, PhD Timothy H. Moran, PhD Be a part of our social networking community and stayLawrence J. Cheskin, MD, FACP Carol Motycka, PharmD informed ALL YEAR LONG.Rosalind Coleman, MD Cathy Nonas, MS, RD, CDE Facebook: Like Us at www.facebook.com/theobesitysocietyJennifer Fisher, PhD Elizabeth Parks, PhD Thomas N. Robinson, MD, MPH Linkedin: Join our professional discussion group atKishore Gadde, MD www.linkedin.com/groups/Obesity-SocietyBret H. Goodpaster, PhD David Sarwer, PhDMary-Ellen Harper, PhD Gary Schwartz, PhD Twitter: Follow us at www.twitter.com/ObesitySocietyRuth Harris, PhD Meghan M. Slining, PhD, MPH Share our content with your networks to get the word outMatthew R. Hayes, PhD Andre Tchernof, PhD about TOS! www.obesity.org/obesity2012 5
  6. 6. Accreditation and Late Breaking AbstractsContinuing Education Credit Due July 13 Late-breaking abstracts presentPhysicians Pharmacists new and high-impact research for which results were not available atThe Obesity Society is accredited by the Pharmacists will earn 21.50 contact hours the standard abstract deadline. Late-Accreditation Council for Continuing Medi- from this activity.cal Education (ACCME) to provide con- breaking abstracts addressing basic,tinuing medical education for physicians. clinical or population research can be Nurses submitted by July 13, 2012 and will beThe Obesity Society designates this live Nurses will be able to earn 21.50 nursing reviewed by each track.educational activity for a maximum of contact hours from an approved provider21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. of continuing nursing education that has Abstracts representing incrementalPhysicians should only claim credit com- been accredited as an approver by the work that merely missed the standardmensurate with the extent of their partici- American Nurses Credentialing Center’s deadline are unlikely to be acceptedpation in the activity. Commission on Accreditation. for presentation. The work described in abstracts may not be previouslyInternational CME Clinical Psychologists published or presented before the dateInternational Physicians are formally eli- The Obesity Society is seeking accreditation of scheduled presentation (with thegible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. for these professionals for the first time. exception of the obesity-focused issue of JAMA publishing September 2012).Physician Assistants Satisfactory Completion for Credits Late-breaking abstracts may beAAPA accepts Category 1 credit from submitted to any of The ObesityAOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, All attendees must complete the online program evaluation prior to claiming credits. Society’s 2012 Abstract Tracks. Alland AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for thePRA from organizations accredited submissions will be reviewed by the Each session claimed for credit must be Program Committee and only thoseby ACCME. attended in its entirety. that are judged to be high impact willDietitians be chosen for presentation. Some submissions may be selected forRegistered dietitians will earn 21.50 oral presentation and others will becontinuing professional education (CPE)units toward recertification as part of their scheduled for poster sessions.individualized Professional Development Late-breaking abstracts mustPortfolio program. Each dietitian shouldrecord the actual time he/she spent in be submitted online throughthese activities in their Step 4–Learning www.obesity.org/obesity2012 priorActivities Log. to the deadline of July 13, 2012, 11:59 PM, Eastern Time.6 Obesity 2012, The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
  7. 7. Special Events Thurs Adipocyte Metabolism WorkshopWednesday, September 19 1:00 PM – This workshop engages basic scientists in cross-disci-and Thursday, September 20 5:00 PM plinary discussion of ‘immunometabolism’: the critical impact of leukocytes that infiltrate adipose tissue in the insulin resistant state. Depot-specific differencesPreconference Program in adipocyte metabolism are of major significance, and contribute to cardiometabolic risk in a sex-specific man-Wed TOS Review Course for the ner. Strategies to mobilize adipogenic transcriptional pro- grams to shift adipocyte fate from ‘white’ to ‘brown’, with2:00 PM – ABOM Exam expected metabolic improvements, will be discussed.6:00 PM This day and a half workshop coversand fundamental topics of the ABOM certifica-Thurs tion exam and will be held conveniently Thurs Genome and Beyond: Taking Advantage of8:00 AM– the day before Obesity 2012, in the Grand 1:00 PM – Advances in Genome Science in the Study5:00 PM Hyatt San Antonio, TX. The course has 5:00 PM of Obesity Workshop been designated for 10 AMA PRA Category The goal of this workshop is to provide an introduction to 1 Credit(s)™ which can count toward the obesity researchers who are interested in taking advan- exam’s 60-hour CME requirement. Sug- tage of these recent advances in genetic and genomic gestions and strategies will be presented to help you overcome challenges for the technologies by providing them an introduction covering actual exam. The educational program/ key areas of study design and data generation as well as materials will be based on the 10 content analyses and interpretation. domains. Individuals preparing to take the test will have the opportunity to have a Preconference Forums – Free to general review of the relevant topics that Obesity 2012 Attendees will appear on the certification examination. »» Upcoming Pharma & Device Therapies »» Advocacy ForumThurs Pediatric Obesity and Metabolic »» Food Industry Forum8:00 AM– Syndrome: Prevention and5:00 PM Treatment Course This day-long activity is designed for clini- Obesity 2012 Opening Events cians and allied health professionals work- ing in a pediatric/ family practice-primary care setting. This program is designed to Thurs Opening Session equip learners with strategies to identify, 5:30 PM – Patrick M. O’Neil, PhD, President’s Address, George treat and manage the at-risk-for, over- 6:30 PM Bray Award, Atkinson-Stern Award, Journal Awards and weight, or obese child, including psycho- Grant Presentations logical and environmental concerns. This course has been designated for a maxi- mum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Thurs Keynote Address 6:30 PM – 7:15 PMThurs Physical Activity Monitoring1:00 PM – Methodologies Workshop Thurs Opening Reception5:00 PM This program is a must for anyone currently 7:30 PM – Join your colleagues for a reception to kick off using or interested in using physical activity 9:00 PM Obesity 2012. monitoring methodologies. Hear the ex- perts review the most recent advancements in the field of physical activity monitoring, including the use of NHANES physical Friday, September 21 activity monitoring data. The course will provide attendees with practical PAM ap- 6:30 AM 5k Fun Run plications within the framework of obesity Put on your running shoes and take part in the fourth annual research and will cover worldwide surveil- TOS 5k Fun Run! lance methodologies and analysis with regards to physical activity and sedentary Registration Fee is $15. behaviors distributions. Saturday, September 22 8:00 PM – Fiesta in Ol’ San Antonio 10:30 PM An evening of networking, music, dancing and desserts at one of San Antonio’s historic sites. Tickets are $40. www.obesity.org/obesity2012 7
  8. 8. Preliminary Program Friday, September 21, 2012 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 58:00 AM – Plenary Oral Abstracts9:30 AM9:30 AM – Mickey Stunkard Lifetime Achievement Award10:00 AM10:00 AM – Break10:15 AM10:15 AM – Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium11:45 AM Remote Control of Combined With Track 1 Beyond Weight Loss: Eating Behavior Phenotype: Age Adjusted Approach the Adipocyte Metabolic Changes Cross-cutting Genetics, for Prevention Following Bariatric Surgery Biology, Behavior, and Title TBD Environment Strategies for Management of Heike Munzberg Bariatric Section assisted in the the Obese Toddler development of this session Pediatric Section assisted in the Elsie Taveras Title TBD development of this session Sheng Bi Jointly sponsored by the Freshman 15 and Beyond American Society for Metabolic Relative reinforcing value of Neffertiti Durant Title TBD & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) food, impulsivity, and food Timothy Bartness choices: Associations with After 65: Is It too Late? How does organ size and body energy intake and weight gain Param Dedhia composition change following Leonard Epstein bariatric surgery? Dympna Gallagher Food responsiveness, food liking, and satiety Comprehensive responsiveness: Associations characterization of glycemic with energy intake and weight following bariatric surgery gain among children Jonathan Purnell Jane Wardle Does physical activity Eating in the absence of yield benefits beyond hunger: Associations with bariatric surgery? energy intake and weight gain Joseph Houmard among children Lauren Shomaker11:45 AM – POSTER SESSIONS, Exhibit Hall1:45 PM1:45 PM – Key Lecture KEY LECTURE Key Lecture Key Lecture Debate2:45 PM Neural Taste Processing Combined With Track 1 Do We Need a New Neighborhoods, Obesity and Motivational Interviewing Translational Paradigm? Diabetes: A Randomized vs. Just Plain Good Sense Alan Spector Bridging the Gap between Social Experiment Research and Practice Motivational Interviewing: Robert Whitaker It Works Paul Estabrooks Delia Smith West Motivational Interviewing: Where’s the Beef? Gary Foster2:45 PM – Break3:00 PM3:00 PM – Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium4:30 PM Adipocyte and Reward and Motivation Intergenerational Losing Weight and Not Combined With Track 3 Differentiation Transmission of Obesity Your Patients: Maximizing Title TBD Adherence and Transcriptional control Jeffrey Zigman Maternal obesity and early- Minimizing Attrition of adipocyte life stress including the Stephen Farmer Title TBD comparison of children born Pediatric Obesity Section Nicholas Bello before and after mother’s assisted in the development Differences in adipocyte bariatric surgery and resulting of this session differentiation among adipose Title TBD Mitchell Roitman weight loss tissue depots John Kral Ways to Maximize Yourka Tchoukalova Adherence and Limit Intergenerational transmission Attrition in Pediatrics Transcriptional control of of appetite and feeding brown adipocyte development Joseph Skelton behavior regulation Patrick Seale Jane Wardle Best practices for promoting adherence and success in Epigenetic links between long-term treatment maternal nutrition and John Foreyt infant weight Karin Michels Attrition in Bariatric Surgery Edward Livingston 8 Obesity 2012, The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
  9. 9. Preliminary Program Friday, September 21, 2012 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 54:30 PM – Break4:45 PM4:45 PM – Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts KEY LECTURE6:15 PM Medication Dosing in Obese and Overweight Patients General Principles in Drug Dosing for Obese Patients Brian Erstad6:00 PM – POSTER SESSIONS7:30 PMPreliminary Program Saturday, September 22, 2012 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 69:00 AM – TOPS Research Achievement Award9:45 AM9:45 AM – Break10:00 AM10:00 AM – Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium11:30 AM Environmental Gastrointestinal What Outcomes Combined With Track 1 Combined With Track 3 Front of the Package Obesogens Nutrient Sensing Matter: Prevention and Labeling: Helpful or Treatment of Pediatric Confusing Environmental induced Jointly sponsored by the Obesity to Reduce changes in the Society for the Study of Diabetes Risk Are there good and epigenome: An overview Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) bad foods? Should the Dana Dolinoy Pediatric Obesity Section government recommend Title TBD assisted in the development selected foods? Arsenic Induced Megan Dailey of this session David Ludwig Chronic Disease Mirek Styblo Title TBD School-based The international choice Wolfgang Langhans Interventions to Prevent labeling system Programming of obesity Pediatric Obesity and Jaap Seidell by environmental Title TBD Anthony Sclafani Reduce Diabetes Risk chemicals: Pathways Gary Foster The IOM labeling system and Mechanisms vs. the GMA approach Jerrold Heindel Pharmacotherapy to Treat Ellen Wartella Pediatric Obesity and Reduce Diabetes Risk Jack Yanovski Bariatric Surgery to Treat Obesity and Diabetes in Adolescents Thomas Inge11:30 AM – POSTER SESSIONS, EXHIBIT HALL1:30 PM Don’t Forget Online Education Post your jobs on Access to Obesity Online, TOS’ online learning center, is included with your www.obesity.org registration. After the meeting, all Obesity 2012 attendees will have access The Obesity Society’s website is the to most annual meeting sessions at Obesity Online. Through this important perfect venue for posting current job resource, you can earn additional continuing education credits after the openings. Reach candidates in the field of meeting, view sessions you can’t attend on site, and view sessions from obesity, and surrounding related studies, previous years. Obesity Online is easily accessed from the Society’s website who are looking to build their resume and at: www.obesity.org/education/education.htm further their careers. TOS members receive a discount on posting positions. Job seekers and employers can access our Job Center via the TOS website. www.obesity.org/obesity2012 9
  10. 10. Preliminary Program Saturday, September 22, 2012 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 61:30 PM – Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium3:00 PM Bariatric Surgery: GABA and Glutimate: Combined With Track 4 Weight Loss and Implementing Obesity Price Policy Mechanistic Insights the “other” feeding…. Cancer: Helpful Treatment in Primary and Health or Harmful Care: Is it Possible? Bariatric Section assisted Title TBD What can we learn in the development of Glenn Stanley Jointly sponsored by the Clinical Management of from tobacco? this session American Institute for Obesity Section assisted Frank Chaloupka Title TBD Cancer Research (AICR) in the development of Jointly sponsored by Qingchun Tong this session Farm Policy: Origins the American Society Impact of intentional and Impact Title TBD weight loss on Weight Loss in Primary Julian Alston for Metabolic & Bariatric Robert Ritter Surgery (ASMBS) cancer risk Care in Adults Anne McTiernan Thomas Wadden What do we know about the direct impact Comparison of Methods Impact of intentional Weight Loss in Primary of food prices? and Metabolic Outcomes weight loss after cancer Care in Pediatrics Corinna Hawkes Randy Seeley diagnosis on survival Sarah Barlow Gastric Bypass and Cheryl Rock What’s Possible Then Taste/Food Preferences Intentional versus Kurt Stange Thomas Lutz unintentional weight loss Gastric Bypass and June Stevens Extension of Lifespan Lee Kaplan3:00 PM – Break3:15 PM3:15 PM – Oral AbstractS Oral AbstractS Oral AbstractS Oral AbstractS DEBATE/4:45 PM SYMPOSIUM Pay Now or Later Overview of CMS Guidelines Ted Kyle Creative Ways to Get Reimbursed (Dieticians) Anne Wolf Creative Ways to Get Reimbursed (Adults) Louis Aronne Creative Ways to Get Reimbursed (Children) Stephen Cook4:45 PM – Break5:00 PM5:00 PM – THE OBESITY SOCIETY Business Meeting6:00 PM Stay Informed with TOS Times Photo Booth Pick up a copy of TOS Times, the daily newspaper of Back by popular demand. This is the second year we will have a Obesity 2012, each day at Member Services. This is photo booth in the Exhibit Hall. Scheduled times will be available your daily bulletin with a round-up of must-see sessions for all attendees to have a digital headshot taken for free. and events. You’ll find it packed with information about the day’s happenings, a recap of the previous day, what’s going on, when and where. Bookstore The bookstore will feature publications by authors in the field of obesity. Check out the daily schedule at TOS Member Services. 10 Obesity 2012, The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
  11. 11. Preliminary Program Sunday, September 23, 2012 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 58:00 AM – Lilly Scientific Achievement Award10:30 AM Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award10:30 AM – Break10:45 AM10:45 AM – Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium12:15 PM Rhythms and Sleep Combined With Track 1 Racial Disparities and System Science and When Drugs Get in Weight Loss its Application to the Weigh Title TBD Childhood Obesity Eve Van Cauter Are there racial differences in Searching for the compliance and adherence? Pediatric Section Weight Neutral Drugs Title TBD Speaker TBD assisted in the development for Mental Health Clifford Saper of this session Robert Malcolm Does diet and EE explain racial Title TBD differences in weight loss? Applying systems science Post-Bariatric Surgery Frank Scheer James DeLany to childhood obesity: Christopher Still Promise and pitfalls Does substrate metabolism Terry Huang FDA Approved weight influence racial differences in loss drugs weight loss? Systems science and Xavier Pi-Sunyer Ronald Cortright participatory research: Application of the group model building technique to understand social determinants of childhood obesity Peter Hovmand Innovative systems for analysis of childhood obesity David Shoham12:15 PM – section meetings2:15 PM1:15 PM – Key Lecture Combined With Track 12:15 PM Title TBD Barbara Kahn2:15 PM – Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium3:45 PM Circadian Rhythm and Brainstem One Size Does Not Fit All Show Me the Money! The Combined With Track 4 Metabolism Economics of Obesity Title TBD Prevalence of obesity among Circadian Rhythms and Harvey Grill people with intellectual and Epidemiology Section Adipose Tissue developmental disabilities assisted in the development Jeffrey Gimble Title TBD James Rimmer of this session Suzanne Appleyard Hepatocyte Clock and Liver Effective approaches to weight Economic burden of obesity Injury Title TBD management William Dietz Shannon Bailey Clemence Blouet Kenneth Pitetti Cost-effectiveness of obesity Circadian Rhythm and Insulin Rules and resources that prevention strategies Resistance clinicians can use Steven Gortmaker Joseph Bass Ann Scheimann Cost-effectiveness of obesity treatment strategies William Herman3:45 PM – Break4:00 PM Get to Know TOS Member Services Get Advice with ECI Grant We’re easier to find this year. We will be located in the Exhibit Hall Review Program during Exhibit Hall hours and at the Registration Desk when the Exhibit Hall is closed. We’re here to answer your questions, provide The Early-Career Grant Review program allows information and get to know you better. Don’t forget to pick up a copy young investigators to get feedback from of the daily conference newspaper, TOS Times, and purchase a TOS established investigators and leaders in the field on lapel pin or flash drive. We’ll be able to help you find sessions and the Specific Aims section of a grant proposal. point you in the right direction. www.obesity.org/obesity2012 11
  12. 12. Preliminary Program Sunday, September 23, 2012 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 54:00 PM – Oral AbstractS Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts DEBATE/SYMPOSIUM5:30 PM Do You Hear Me Now? Using Mobile and eHealth for Weight Control Clinical Management of Obesity Section assisted in the develop- ment of this session Overview of social media technologies for weight loss Alain Labrique Using mobile & web based technologies in Pediatric Weight Control Susan Woolford Reaching the Underserved Obese Adult: The TRIMM study Michael Lin Gaming Steve ColePreliminary Program Monday, September 24, 2012 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 58:00 AM – Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts Oral Abstracts PANEL DISCUSSION9:30 AM Treating the Hardest Patients Clinical Management of Obesity Section assisted in the develop- ment of this session Title TBD Patrick O’Neil Title TBD Karen Herbst Title TBD Sue Cummings9:30 AM – Break9:45 AM9:45 AM – Symposium KEY LECTURE/ Symposium Symposium Symposium11:15 AM Obesity and Cancer ORAL ABSTRACTS Portion Size: How to Make Combined With Track 3 Developing Title TBD Less More Recommendations on Basic Science and Obesity and Best Practices in Obesity Cancer Sections assisted in the Title TBD Can we learn to eat less? Prevention development of this session Joel Elmquist Portion size and anticipated satiety: the role of learning Centers for Disease Adiponectin and Cancer 2 Oral Abstracts Jeffrey Brunstrom Prevention (CDC) Cristos Mantzoros Allison Nihiser The costs to choosing smaller Adpocytes Promote Ovarian portions: What can behavioral Institute of Medicine (IOM) Cancer economics tell us? Christina Economos Stephen Hursting Jason Riis National Heart, Lung, and IGF, Insulin, and Cancer What do consumers think Blood Institute (NHLBI) Derek Leroith about eating smaller portions? Michael Jensen Consumer attitudes and sales data related to portion size Speaker TBD 12 Obesity 2012, The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
  13. 13. 2012 AWARDS The Obesity Society’s awards and grants program recognizes specific research achievements and major contributions to the basic science, treatmentAND GRANTS and prevention of obesity. Awards and grants highlighting the careers of obesity researchers will be recognized at Obesity 2012.The George A. Bray Founders Award recognizes sig- Outstanding Journal Research Articles Publishednificant contributions that advance the scientific or clinical basis in Obesity recognize exemplary research in basic, clinical,for understanding or treating obesity. It also recognizes exten- or population manuscripts published in Obesity. The awardssive involvement with The Obesity Society. Recipients receive a are sponsored by Nature Publishing Group and presentedplaque and a $1,000 cash prize. The award is presented during during the opening session. Each award recipient receivesthe opening session at which the recipient is invited to present a $500 cash prize.the George A. Bray Founders Award Lecture. The Editor’s Choice Best Reviewer Awards recognizeThe TOPS Research Achievement Award recognizes excellence in Obesity manuscript review. Criteria are the numbersingular achievement or contribution to research in the field of of articles reviewed and the rapidity of review. The awards areobesity. This award is made possible through an annual grant presented during the opening session.from the Take Off Pounds Sensibly Foundation (TOPS). Recipi-ents receive a plaque and a $5,000 cash prize plus a travel grant The Early-Career Research Grants recognize new inves-to the Annual Scientific Meeting. The award is presented during tigators, defined as individuals who have received a PhD in thea session at which the recipient is invited to present the TOPS past five years or MD in the past eight years and who currentlyResearch Achievement Award Lecture. hold full time, entry-level positions (e.g., post-doctoral fellow, instructor, assistant professor) at an established academic/The Lilly Scientific Achievement Award recognizes research institution. Applicants may request up to $25,000. Anexcellence in an established research career and is made pos- initial one-page letter of intent should be submitted for review bysible through an annual grant from the Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical an interdisciplinary committee. Deadline for submission of a letterCompany. Recipients receive a plaque and a $5,000 cash prize of intent is April 16th.plus a travel grant to the Annual Scientific Meeting. The awardis presented during a plenary session at which the recipient is Nutrisystem, Inc. Research Grant—Nutrisystem, Inc.,invited to present the Lilly Scientific Achievement Award Lecture. a leading provider of structured meal programs for weight lossTo be eligible for this award, the recipient must be within 15 and weight maintenance is pleased to announce an opportunityyears of receiving his or her terminal degree. for an investigator interested in performing a clinical study using their Nutrisystem for Healthcare Professionals program. FundingThe Mickey Stunkard Lifetime Achievement Award of $40,000, plus any required quantity of program meals, will beis designed to recognize people who, like Albert (Mickey) issued for one proposal this year.Stunkard, have made a lifetime of outstanding contribution to thefield of obesity in terms of scholarship, mentorship, and educa- Pat Simons Travel Grants are awarded to young investi-tion. Recipients receive a plaque and a $1,000 cash prize. The gators based on the quality of their submitted abstracts. Firstaward is presented during a plenary session at which the recipi- authors of submitted abstracts may apply to receive a $500 travelent is invited to present the Mickey Stunkard Lifetime Achieve- grant if they are currently registered for an undergraduate orment Award Lecture. graduate degree, are currently training in a post-doctoral fellow- ship or if they completed their highest college or university de-Atkinson-Stern Award for Distinguished Public gree no more than five years before the abstract was submitted.Service recognizes an individual or organization whose workhas significantly improved the lives of those affected by obesity,whether through research, public policy, patient care, or othermeans. This award was established by a gift from Thomas A. TOS Career Success ProgramWadden. Recipients receive a plaque and a $1,000 cash prize. This mentoring program is geared toward Scientific,This award is presented during the opening session. Leadership, and Career Development. The following are included in the mentoring program:The Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award recognizesexcellence in research by a young investigator based on his/her Breakfast/Lunch With a Mentor: When you register for the conference, sign up to dine with a senior professional, basedsubmitted abstract and oral presentation at the Annual Scientific on your topic of interest. We will have smaller tables this yearMeeting. The recipient is selected from among five finalists who to facilitate discussion among all participants.are chosen on the basis of the quality of their abstract submit-ted to The Obesity Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting. All five Early Career Investigator Seminar: This program will be heldfinalists receive travel grants to the Annual Scientific Meeting. on Sunday, September 23rd from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PMThe award winner also receives a $1,000 cash prize. The award is Mentoring Reception: A reception that provides anbased upon the quality of the nominated author’s presentation at opportunity for senior and junior professionals to meetThe Obesity Society Annual Meeting and is announced during the and get to know one another. The reception will be held onannual meeting. Sunday, September 23rd from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM www.obesity.org/obesity2012 13
  14. 14. Registration Information OBESITY2012 30th Annual Scientific Meeting San Antonio, Texas | Sept. 20– 24Registration Hotel InformationInformation Reservation Deadline: August 29, 2012 Reserve via online, fax, phone or mail throughEarly-Bird Registration deadline: June 20, 2012 Wyndham JadeAdvance Registration deadline: September 5, 2012 Reserve online at www.obesity.org/obesity2012 orRegister early for Obesity 2012 to take advantage of download the Hotel Reservation Request Form found onlineregistration discounts. and fax or mail it. Hotel reservations are first-come, first served. A credit card is required to guarantee all reservations. All reservation requests must be submitted through The ObesityRegister online at www.obesity.org/obesity2012 Society’s housing company, Wyndham Jade. Do not contactor download the Registration Form and fax or mail your the hotel directly. Please note that for fast and accurate hotelcompleted form. reservations, the best method is to reserve online. Mailing the form to The Obesity Society will delay your reservation request.Payment Your hotel confirmation will be mailed separately from yourIn order to be processed, the Registration Form MUST be registration confirmation.accompanied by payment. Acceptable forms of payment arelisted online. Hotel Cancellations All requests for changes or cancellations must be made byRegistration Cancellation Refund Policy contacting Wyndham Jade directly. Cancellations must be received by September 13, 2012.Cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writingand postmarked on or before August 29, 2012. Refund re-quests postmarked on or before this date will receive a refundless 25%. Refund requests postmarked after August 29, 2012will not be honored. Conference Hotels Reserve through Wyndham Jade to receive the conference rate. Grand Hyatt San Antonio Questions about Registration or Hotel Reservations? Marriott Rivercenter Contact Wyndham Jade Marriott Riverwalk Phone Hilton Palacio del Rio 1.888.241.8405 (U.S. and Canada) or 972.349.7485 (International) La Quinta Convention Center Email obesity@wyndhamjade.com Fax 972.349.7715 Volunteer Opportunity for Students, Residents & Postdocs Volunteer your time at the Annual Scientific Meeting in exchange for a significantly reduced registration fee. Students can opt to volunteer six hours of their time during Obesity 2012 to serve as room monitors during meeting sessions. The volunteer events are in 2-hour timeslots and can be spread throughout the meeting. Follow the procedure for volunteers during the registration process. Volunteers will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the openings are all filled. After the Schedule of Events is finalized it will be sent to all volunteers. They will have the chance to sign up to work whichever events they choose, again on a first-come, first-served basis. If their choices are no longer available, they will be randomly assigned. Once assignments are complete, specific instructions will be emailed to all volunteers in advance of the annual meeting.14 Obesity 2012, The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
  15. 15. Section EventsBariatric Surgery Section Happy Hour Epidemiology Section StudentSunday, September 23 Poster Competition7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Saturday, September 22 6:00 PM – 8:00 PMClinical Management Section Meet theProfessor Breakfast Latin American Affairs Section SimultaneousSaturday, September 22 Translation of Pediatric Preconference7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Thursday, September 20 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday, September 23 Latin American Affairs Section Symposium7:00 AM – 8:00 AM with Simultaneous TranslationClinical Management Section Reception Sunday, September 23Sunday, September 23 12:15 PM – 2:15 PM7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Latin American Affairs Section Wine & Cheese and Salsa Lesson Sunday, September 23 7:00 PM – 8:00 PMGet InvolvedSpecial-Interest Groups and Sections are a vibrant part of TheObesity Society. Each section is self-governed, electing itsown leadership, which represents the interests of the sectionwithin The Society. Sections conduct a business meetingat the annual meeting and develop a work plan for Councilapproval. TOS members sign up for section membership whenthey join The Society, but may change affiliation. The followinggroups are scheduled to meet at Obesity 2012.»» Bariatric Surgery »» eHealth/mHealth»» Basic Science »» ealth Services Research H»» Clinical Management »» atin American Affairs L»» Diversity »» besity and Cancer O»» Epidemiology »» Pediatric ObesityFor more information on joining a section, contact SadieCampbell at scampbell@obesity.org www.obesity.org/obesity2012 15
  16. 16. ContactsAbstractsLauren Mazalmaza@obesity.orgContinuing Medical EducationMaya Cunninghammcunningham@obesity.orgExhibitsKathleen Lawrence | 727.289.7669 | 856.236.3032kathleen_lawrence@AFassanoCo.comorMerle Zappan | 856.232.2322 ext. 17Merle_zappan@AFassanoCo.comGeneral Meeting InformationLauren Mazalmaza@obesity.orgObesity Society Membershipmembership@obesity.orgPreconference CoursesMaya Cunninghammcunningham@obesity.orgPressJohn-Aaron Blanchettejblanchette@obesity.orgorHedy Rosshross@obesity.orgRegistration and HousingWyndham Jadeobesity@wyndhamjade.com1.888.241.8405 (US and Canada only)972.349.7485 (International)Sponsorships, andCorporate-Sponsored SymposiaBrent Schwartz | 856.513.9652 | 856.364.3601 cellbrent.schwartz@blackwoodcme.com

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