The College of Medicine 2011 Student Summer School brought together a variety of experts to explore how best to tackle obesity. Presentations from many of the main speakers are attached below.
The psychology of obesity and its treatment
Professor Jane Ogden, Professor of Health Psychology, University of Surrey
Obesity leads to metabolic syndrome leads to diabetes
Professor David, A. Bender, Emeritus Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, University College London
How do we improve our understanding? Research strategies for integrated medicine
Professor George Lewith, College of Medicine Vice Chair, Professor of Health Research, Southampton University
Approaches to Treatment
Treating obesity – what works?
Dr Susan Jebb, Head of Nutrition and Health, MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge
Multidisciplinary approaches to management and prevention; a working model
Dale Carter, Lead Obesity Specialist Nurse, Rotherham Institute for Obesity
Self care the future of healthcare?
Professor David Peters, co-Lead College of Medicine Faculty for Self care, Clinical Director, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster