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Long Term Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery

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Event Details

Meeting Objectives

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) are sponsoring a workshop on long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery. The purpose of this workshop is to review the current state-of-the-science in regards to long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery, determine critical gaps in understanding, and strategize about methods to leverage existing clinical studies to fill those gaps. A variety of stakeholders are being invited to the workshop to present their viewpoints. This will be a 1.5-day workshop to be held May 22-23, 2013, on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

Organizing Committee


  • David Arterburn, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Investigator, Group Health Research Institute
  • Anita Courcoulas, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh


  • Dana K. Andersen, M.D., Director, Clinical Studies Program, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition (DDN), NIDDK, NIH
  • Denise Bonds, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Officer, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (DCVS), NHLBI, NIH
  • Thomas L. Eggerman, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Clinical Islet Transplantation Program, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases (DEM), NIDDK, NIH
  • Mary Horlick, M.D., Director, Pediatric Clinical Obesity Program, DDN, NIDDK, NIH
  • Myrlene Staten, M.D., Senior Advisor, Diabetes Translational Research, DEM, NIDDK, NIH
  • Susan Z. Yanovski, M.D., Co-director, Office of Obesity Research, Chief, Nutritional Sciences Branch, DDN, NIDDK, NIH

Event Logistics


Lister Hill Auditorium
Building 38A
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892
T: +1-410-706-5829

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Program Contact
Thomas L. Eggerman, M.D., Ph.D.
T: 301-594-8813

Meeting Logistics
Michelle Watson
The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
T: 301-670-4990

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