Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H.
Deborah Bade Horn, D.O., M.P.H., presents nationally on physical activity, obesity and weight-related co-morbidities. Horn is also an exercise physiologist and works nationally and internationally on advocacy and peer education. She is vice president of the American Society for Bariatric Physicians.
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Deanna M. Hoelscher, Ph.D., R.D., specializes in nutrition and physical activity programs for children; school-based obesity prevention programs; nutrition and physical activity related health policy; and measurement tools related to child nutrition and physical activity.
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Kevin O. Hwang, M.D., M.P.H., specializes in a personalized approach to weight loss and employs scientifically based principles to help patients make healthy changes in nutrition and physical activity.
Steven Kelder, Ph.D., M.P.H., has more than 15 years experience in design and evaluation of child and adolescent research. He is available to discuss interventions designed for promotion of physical activity and healthy eating, obesity prevention and substance use prevention. He is one of the lead investigators of the CATCH project, a research-based program that guides elementary schools, families and children in being healthy, reaching more than a million Texas children and others in the United States and other countries.
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Harold W. Kohl, III, Ph.D., is available to discuss the benefits of physical activity for adults and children, as well as community approaches for increasing physical activity. He is the chair of the President’s Council of Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Science Board. Kohl also led development of the 2008 U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines and was lead epidemiologist and team leader in the physical activity and health branch of the division of nutrition and physical activity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Laura Moore, R.D., L.D., is a registered dietitian and director of the dietetic internship program at the UTHealth School of Public Health. She can discuss nutrition, obesity risk factors, diabetes, hypertension, meal planning and preparation, diets and weight loss.
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Cheryl Perry, Ph.D., can speak about developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs for children and adolescents. In particular, her research interests include smoking and alcohol use prevention, healthy eating and physical activity; school-based, peer, family, and community programs. Perry was one of the lead investigators of the original CATCH main trial and can discuss the development of successful childhood obesity prevention programs. Perry served as the senior scientific editor and lead author of the report of the Surgeon General’s 2012 Tobacco Report.
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Shreela Sharma, R.D., Ph.D., is a registered dietitian and can discuss risk factors of obesity among children, nutrition and physical activity.
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Brad Snyder, M.D., is a board-certified general surgeon with advanced training and expertise in laparoscopic surgery for general and bariatric surgery. He offers all standard bariatric surgeries through laparoscopy and incision less bariatric surgery.
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Deepa A. Vasudevan, M.D., M.P.H., has a special interest in women’s health, adolescent health, non-surgical medical weight loss and specializes in metabolic issues related to South Asian Indian population groups. She is board-certified in both family medicine and bariatric medicine.
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Shannon Weston, M.P.H., R.D., L.D., provides a variety of services from medical nutrition therapy to nutrition counseling. She specializes in general wellness, adult weight-loss and weight management, customized diet and lifestyle plans, meal planning and preparation, sports nutrition and nutrition therapy for health conditions related to obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension.
Carol Wolin-Riklin, MA, RD, LD, specializes in nutrition research and education. She has experience in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient counseling and intensive care nutrition support. She works directly with researchers to design nutrition methodology for their protocols, devise and calculate protocol-specific diets and create nutrition-related educational materials. Her clinical practice includes working with patients at The University of Texas Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Center.