American College of Physicians – Maine State Chapter (Bar Harbor, ME)
September 2017
“A Comprehensive Approach to Obesity Management in Primary Care”

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine/Carilion Clinic Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (Roanoke, VA)
May 2017
Grand Rounds Lecture – “Obesity Management in Primary Care”

National Hispanic Medical Association – 21st Annual National Conference (Washington, DC)
May 2017
“Practicing What We Preach – Addressing Physician Wellness”

American College of Gastroenterology, Eastern Regional Conference (Washington, DC)
April 2017
“Nonsurgical Management of Obesity”

Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Baltimore, MD)
April 2017
“Talking About Obesity: Communicating with Patients, Colleagues, Policymakers, and the Public”

Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Leadership Society (Baltimore, MD)
April 2017
“Clinical Experiences in Obesity Medicine”

Obesity Expert Forum (London, United Kingdom)
February 2017
“Integrating Pharmacotherapy into Clinical Practice”

Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Medicine (Washington, DC)
February 2017
“The Role of Sleep in Obesity Prevention and Treatment”

Henry Stewart Talks (London, United Kingdom)
January 2017
“Obesity Pharmacotherapy: Options and Uses in Clinical Practice”

Connected Health Conference/mHealth Summit (Washington, DC)
December 2016
“Motivation and Prevention”

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Clinical Nutrition Grand Rounds (Baltimore, MD)
December 2016
“Obesity Pharmacotherapy: What Dietitians Need to Know”

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Clinical Preventive Medicine Series (Baltimore, MD)
December 2016
“Obesity Medicine: Principles, Patient Evaluation, and Clinical Treatment Options”

The Obesity Society National Conference (New Orleans, LA)
November 2016
“Productive Communication Strategies for Obesity Counseling”

Obesity CME Forum (Atlanta, GA; Nashville, TN; Charlotte, NC)
October 2016
Obesity Pharmacotherapy: Options and Applications in Clinical Practice”

University College Dublin School of Medicine and Medical Science (Dublin, Ireland)
October 2016
“Talking to Patients about Obesity: Positive and Productive Communication Strategies”

American College of Physicians – Delaware Annual Meeting (Rehobeth, DE)
October 2016
Pathophysiology and Treatment of Obesity”

Obesity CME Forum (Tampa, FL)
October 2016
Obesity Pharmacotherapy: Options and Applications in Clinical Practice”

Obesity Action Coalition National Conference (Washington, DC)
August 2016
“How Our Environments Impact Weight and Health”
“Current and Emerging Treatments for Obesity”
“Physical Activity versus Exercise – What’s the Difference?!”
“Understanding the Biological Components of Weight Management”

Democratic National Convention (Philadelphia, PA)
July 2016
Obesity/healthcare policy panel

Republican National Convention (Cleveland, OH)
July 2016
Obesity/healthcare policy panel

Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)
June 2016
“Weight Bias in Healthcare: Danger and Opportunity”

Institute of Medicine/National Academies of Sciences (Washington, DC)
June 2016
“Adverse Childhood Experiences, Adult Obesity, and Trauma-Informed Obesity Care” 

National Hemophilia Foundation World Congress (Orlando, FL)
July 2016
Obesity and the Increasing Complexity of Long-Term Hemophilia Management

Obesity Symposium (Seoul, South Korea)
June 2016
“The Latest in Obesity Treatment”

Institute of Medicine/National Academies of Sciences (Washington, DC)
June 2016
“Adverse Childhood Experiences, Adult Obesity, and Trauma-Informed Obesity Care” 

MidAtlantic Business Group on Health – Employer Obesity Forum (Baltimore, MD)
June 2016
“Pathophysiology of Obesity

Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)
June 2016
“Talking about Obesity: Communicating with Patients, Colleagues, Policymakers, and the Public”

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and George Washington University Roundtable on Obesity Management and Coverage (Washington, DC)
May 2016
“Staging Systems for Obesity Treatment” and “National Guidelines for Obesity Treatment” 

Partnership for a Healthier America Building a Healthier Future Summit (Washington, DC)
May 2016
“Living with Obesity”

International Congress on Obesity (Vancouver, Canada)
May 2016
Supporting Patients to Improve Long-Term Obesity Outcomes

Shawnee County Health Agency (Topeka, KS)
April 2016
“Targeted Strategies for Weight Regulation”

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Weight Management DPG Symposium (Baltimore, MD)
April 2016
“Obesity Pharmacotherapy: How Physicians and Dietitians Can Work Together”

Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Fairfax, VA)
April 2016
“Obesity Pharmacotherapy: How Physicians and Dietitians Can Work Together”

American College of Preventive Medicine Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
February 2016
“Principles of Obesity Medicine”

PriMed Annual Convention (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
February 2016
“Chronic Weight Management in Adults”

American College of Preventive Medicine Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
February 2016
“Principles and Practice of Obesity Pharmacotherapy”

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
February 2016
“How to Talk to Kids About Weight and Health” 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and George Washington University Roundtable on Obesity Management and Coverage
February 2016
“What is the State-of-the-Art in Obesity Treatment?” 

European Association for the Study of Obesity – Collaborating Centres for Obesity Management Summit (London, UK)
December 2015
“Naltrexone/Bupropion SR Treatment for Obesity”

American Society for Nutrition – Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition (Long Beach, CA)
December 2015
“Obesity Treatment Guidelines – The Old and the New”

North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians (Ashville, NC)
December 2015
“Principles of Obesity Medicine”

The Obesity Society National Conference (Los Angeles, CA)
November 2015
“Multifaceted Approaches to Optimize Obesity Care”

Wake Forest School of Medicine – Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism (Winston-Salem, NC)
September 2015
Grand Rounds Lecture

Global Scientific Experts Meeting on Obesity (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
September 2015
“Changing Perceptions of Obesity: New Insights Into Pathophysiology and Treatment”

Obesity Medicine Association/American Society of Bariatric Physicians National Conference (Washington, DC)
October 2015
Keynote Lecture: “Addressing Weight Bias in Healthcare”

Obesity Forum Continuing Medical Education Conference (Houston, TX)
September 2015
“The Landscape of Obesity Pharmacotherapy”

National Obesity Collaborative Care Summit (Chicago, IL)
September 2015
“Obesity Treatment: How to Start the Conversation”

Science of Obesity and Appetite Regulation (Winston-Salem, NC)
September 2015
Science of Obesity and Appetite Regulation

Obesity Forum Continuing Medical Education Conference (Detroit, MI)
August 2015
“The Landscape of Obesity Pharmacotherapy”

George Washington University School of Medicine (Washington, DC)
August 2015
“Introduction to Preventive Medicine”

Obesity Action Coalition National Convention (San Antonio, TX)
August 2015
“Environmental Factors that Impact Behavior”

Greensboro Endocrine Society (Greensboro, NC)
July 2015
“Strategies for Effective Weight Management”

Harvard Medical School – Treating Obesity 2015 (Boston, MA)
June 2015
“Weight Bias: Roles for Obesity Physicians”

Harvard Medical School – Treating Obesity 2015 (Boston, MA)
June 2015
“Tools and Strategies for Patient Advocacy in Obesity”

American Diabetes Association 75th Annual Scientific Sessions (Boston, MA)
June 2015
“Combining Therapeutic Advances with Patient Engagement to Optimize Treatment for Patients with Obesity”

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Public Policy Workshop (Washington, DC)
June 2015
“Addressing the Cost of Obesity in America’s Aging Population”

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists National Convention (Nashville, TN)
May 2015
“Motivational Interviewing for Obesity and Health Behavior Change”

Congressional Quarterly Roll Call (The Newseum, Washington, DC)
April 2015
“Chronic Weight Management”

Consulate General of Denmark (New York, NY)
April 2015
“Obesity Management”

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 27th Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA)
April 2015
“Chronic Weight Management”

American College of Physicians Internal Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting (Boston, MA)
April 2015
“Matching Patients to Obesity Treatment: New Clinical Insights for Practicing Providers”

The Endocrine Society 97th Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA)
March 2015
“The Science of Obesity and Appetite Regulation”

Christiana Care Health System Neurovascular Symposium (Wilmington, DE)
April 2015
Keynote: “Obesity, Clinical Medicine, and Public Health”

Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology Grand Rounds (Cleveland, OH)
March 2015
“Patient-Centered Treatment of Severe Obesity”

George Washington University Endocrinology Grand Rounds (Washington, DC)
March 2015
“Obesity Pharmacotherapy”

Congressional Briefing, Cannon House Office Building (Washington, DC)
February 2015
“Medical Teams for Obesity Management”

Global Scientific Expert Meeting on Obesity Treatment (Copenhagen, Denmark)
January 2015

Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland (Baltimore, MD)
January 2015

American Society of Nutrition – Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition (Washington, DC)
December 2014
“Patient-Centered Treatment of Severe Obesity”

Women in Government 5th Annual Healthcare Summit (Washington, DC)
November 2014
“Obesity Policy: What State Policymakers Can Do To Move the Needle and Improve Lives”

State of Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
October 2014
“How to Talk to Kids about Weight”

American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference (Washington, DC)
October 2014
“New and Investigational Obesity Therapeutics.”

American Academy of Family Physicians Florida State Chapter (Orlando, FL)
October 2014

Medicaid Health Plans of America 2014 National Conference (Washington, DC)
October 2014
“Improving Health and Health Outcomes by Addressing Obesity: A Discussion of Medicaid Policies and Programs.”

North American Menopause Society National Conference (Washington, DC)
October 2014
“Prevention and Treatment of Midlife Weight Gain: A Comprehensive Medical and Behavioral Approach.”

Endocrinology Grand Rounds Lecture, Medstar Washington Hospital Center (Washington, DC)
October 2014
“Obesity Pharmacotherapy and Comprehensive Patient Management.”

Global Scientific Expert Meeting on Obesity Treatment (Merida, Mexico)
October 2014

Thomas Health System (Charleston, WV)
September 2014

Huntington Internal Medicine Group (Huntington, WV)
September 2014

Centennial Medical Group (Columbia, MD)
September 2014

National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
September 2014
“The ‘O’ Word: How to Think about Childhood Obesity in a Patient-Centered Way.”

National Academies of Science – Institute of Medicine (IOM)(Washington, DC)
June 2014
“Medical Management of Severe Obesity.”

National Employee Wellness Month (Washington, DC)
June 2014
“Creating a Healthy, Engaged Workforce.”

National Academies of Science – Institute of Medicine (IOM) (Washington, DC)
June 2014
“Introduction to Severe Obesity and Weight Bias: Data, Context, and Roles for the Obesity Community.”

Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine, Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)
June 2014
“Weight Bias: Roles for Obesity Physicians.”

Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine, Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)
June 2014
“Tools and Strategies for Patient Advocacy in Obesity.”

George Washington University School of Medicine (Washington, DC)
April 2014
“Introduction to Preventive Medicine and Population Health.”

Christiana Care Endocrinology ( Newark, DE)
March 2014
“Obesity Pharmacotherapy.”

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Consensus Conference on Obesity, (Washington, DC)
March 2014
“What is Obesity?”

Capital Women’s Care (Frederick, MD)
March 2014
“Obesity treatment in primary care.”

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (Baltimore, MD)
March 2014
“Obesity Prevention and Treatment.”

McLean Library Speaker Series ( McLean, VA)
March 2014
“Pain, Depression, and Obesity Medicine: Exploring Drivers for Weight and Wellness.”

George Washington University School of Medicine (Washington, DC)
February 2014
“Dual Degree Careers in Medicine – the MPH Perspective.”

DuPont Advisory Committee for Agricultural Innovation and Productivity (Washington, DC)
February 2014
“Global Obesity Trends and Drivers.”

Lebanon Valley Family Medicine (Palmyra, PA)
February 2014
“Obesity treatment: Thinking beyond ‘Just Eat Less, Exercise More.’”

Johnathan Lax Treatment Center for Comprehensive HIV Care (Philadelphia,PA)
February 2014
“Strategies for Individualized Obesity Treatment in Primary Care.”

American College of Cardiology – Heart of Women’s Health Conference (Washington, DC)
January 2014
“Advances in Obesity Pharmacotherapy.”

New Frontiers and Emerging Treatment Paradigms for Optimizing Management of Obesity (San Francisco, CA)
December 2013
“Optimizing Clinical Care for Obesity Management.”

The Obesity Society Annual Conference (Atlanta, GA)
November 2013
“Applying Evidence-Based Weight Management in a Real-World Setting.”

The Obesity Society Annual Conference (Atlanta, GA)
November 2013
“Obesity Practice Management for Multidisciplinary Team Members.”

George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (Washington, DC)
November 2013
“Addressing obesity through community benefit activities: Assessing needs and determining impact.”

University of Tennessee Medical Center (Knoxville, TN)
October 2013
“Why We Eat the Way We Eat.”

University of Tennessee Medical Center (Knoxville, TN)
October 2013
“Treating obesity as a chronic disease.”

Centennial Medical Center (Nashville, TN)
October 2013
“Treating obesity as a chronic disease.”

TED@NYC ( New York, NY)
October 2013
“How to Talk to Kids about Weight.”

Cardiometabolic Health Conference (Boston, MA)
October 2013
“Chronic Management of Obesity: The Role of a Unique, Once-Daily Treatment.”

Council of State Governments National Conference (Kansas City, MO)
September 2013
“State and Policy Approaches to Obesity Reduction.”

One Medical Group (Washington, DC)
July 2013
“Clinical obesity management in primary care.”

Cannon House Office Building, U.S. House of Representatives (Washington,DC)
July 2013
“Recognizing Obesity as a Disease – Prevention and Intervention.”

American Academy of Pediatrics CME Webinar
July 2013
“Preventing weight-bullying and stigma.”

Medicaid Health Plans of America Clinical Leadership Committee
July 2013
“Medicaid Coverage of Obesity Services and Policy Update.”

National Employee Wellness Month (Washington, DC)
June 2013
“Strategies and Tactics to Create a Healthy Engaged Workforce.”

Presented to Osteoarthritis Action Alliance
June 2013
“Obesity and Osteoarthritis: A Vicious Cycle.”

George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, (Washington, DC)
June 2013
“How Nonprofit Hospitals Can Address Obesity Using Community Health Benefit Requirements.”

George Washington University School of Medicine (Washington, DC)
March 2013
“Preventive medicine in clinical care.”

Philadelphia Health Initiative, Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, PA)
May 2013
“How to Talk to Kids about Weight”

TEDMED Great Challenges Live Online Event
December 2012 
“The Obesity Epidemic”

Mercy Hospital Women’s Health 2012 and Beyond Continuing Medical Education Conference (Baltimore, MD)
November 2012 
“The Challenge of Obesity: A Systematic Approach for Primary Care Physicians”

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Allegheny Country/Western Maryland Health System (Cumberland, MD) 
November 2012 
Obesity Management Option for Primary Care Physicians”

National Indian Health Board (Washington, DC)
November 2012 
“Go the Extra Mile: Physical Activity and Diabetes Prevention”

The Obesity Society Annual Meeting (San Antonio, TX)
September 2012 
“Progress in Making Policy Informed by Evidence”

U.S. House of Representatives: Rayburn House Office Building (Washington, DC)
 June 2012 
“Prevention and Intervention for Childhood Obesity”

Center for Science in the Public Interest: National Soda Summit (Washington, DC)
June 2012
“Connecting Advocacy Needs and Research Agendas”

BioMed Central: Nutrition, Obesity, and Cancer (Washington, DC)
May 2012 
“The Importance of Policy and Structural Interventions for Obesity”

American Osteopathic College of Medicine Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
March 2012 
How to Train the New Generation of Medical Students for Today’s Epidemics of Behavior-Related Chronic Disease”

American College of Preventive Medicine Annual Meeting (Orlando, FL)
February 2012
“Policy Interventions for Obesity and Chronic Disease”

St. Francis Hospital – Columbus State University (Columbus, GA)
February 2012
“Community Interventions for Obesity and Chronic Disease”

Outcome Measures for Obesity Medications Consensus Building Conference, George Washington University (Washington, DC)
November 2011
“Understanding Obesity and Obesity Treatments”

Obesity and Wellness Congress (Washington, DC)
September 2011
“Clinical Strategies for Weight Management”

Rayburn House Office Building, U.S. House of Representatives ( Washington, DC)
June 2011 
“Congressional Briefing on Obesity Treatment”

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
April 2011
“The Role of Public Policy in Health Behavior Change”

Providence Hospital (Washington, DC)
March 2011
“The Obesity Epidemic – How We Got Here and Where We’re Going”

Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore, MD)
March 2011
“Treatment of Obesity for Women’s Health Providers”

TEDx Manhattan: Changing the Way We Eat (New York, NY)
February 2011
“Why We Eat the Way We Eat”

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore, MD)
January 2011
“Problem Solving in Public Health – The Obesity Epidemic”

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)
December 2010
“Health Promotion and Disease Prevention”

Johns Hopkins University  Center for Liberal Arts “Mini Med School” (Baltimore, MD)
October 2010
“Problem Solving in Public Health: Food Systems and Obesity”

Franklin Square Medical Center: Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (Baltimore, MD)
September 2010
“How to Help Patients Who Have Obesity – First, Do No Harm”

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Food Policy Workgroup (Annapolis, MD)
August 2010
“Restaurant Menu Labeling Legislation in the Affordable Care Act: A Review of the Law and Key Public Health Considerations”

Johns Hopkins Health Care (Glen Burnie, MD)
July 2010
“Obesity, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease”

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)
July 2010
“How Much Willpower Doth the Little Child? The Childhood Obesity Epidemic”

Project HEALTH (Baltimore, MD)
June 2010
“Overweight and Obesity in Baltimore City”

Johns Hopkins University Division of Occupational and Environmental Medcine (Towson, MD)
April 2010
Strategies for Workplace Weight Management Programs”

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)
December 2009
“Healthy People 2080 – Will You (and your patients) Be There?”

U.S. Family Health Plan (Odenton, MD)
July 2009
“Weight Management Perspectives for the ‘MOVE!’ (Managing Overweight in Veterans Everywhere!) Program”

Johns Hopkins Health Care Care Management Grand Rounds (Glen Burnie, MD)
July 2009
“A Public Health Perspective on Obesity and Obesity-Related Chronic Disease: The Roles for Nurses and Case Managers”

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)
May 2009
“Nutrition and Public Policy”

Johns Hopkins Health Care – Employee Health Group (Glen Burnie, MD)
May 2008
“Taming the Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes: A Public Health Approach”

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)
May 2008
“Nutrition and Public Policy”

United States Dental Tennis Association Annual Conference (Sarasota, FL)
April 2008
“Taming the Pandemic of Obesity and Obesity-Related Chronic Disease: A Public Health Approach.”

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore, MD)
September 2007
“Lessons Learned in Food and Nutrition Policy”

EnviroHealth Connections Summer Institute (Baltimore, MD)
July 2007
“Poor Diet, Inactivity, Childhood Obesity, and Adult-Onset Diabetes in Children”

National Youth Leadership Forum, Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
July 2007
“Patients, Public Health, and…Congress?! Making Change Through A Career in Preventive Medicine:

California Dental Association Annual Conference (Anaheim, CA)
May 2007
“Evidence-Based Nutrition Strategies for You and Your Patients”

Nevada State Dietetic Association Annual Conference  (Reno, NV)
April 2007
“The New Heart Disease: The Roles for Nutrition and Dietitians”
Keynote Lecture

United States Dental Tennis Association Annual Conference (Palm Springs, CA)
November 2006
“The New Heart Disease: Emerging Risk Factors and Nutritional Interventions”
Keynote Lecture

University of California San Diego Medical Center (San Diego, CA)
September 2006
“The New Heart Disease: Emerging Risk Factors and Nutritional Interventions”

Franklin Square Medical Center – Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (Baltimore, MD)
January 2006
“Evidence-Based Nutrition Strategies for You and Your Patients”

Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins International Sales Meeting (Washington, DC)
January 2006
“What Medical Students Need To Know”

San Diego State University Department of Exercise and Nutritional Science (San Diego, CA)
December 2005
“Healthy Eating and Exercise – A Review of the Evidence”

United States Dental Tennis Association Annual Conference (Big Island, Hawaii)
November 2005
“Concepts & Controversies in Nutrition and Preventive Health”

Franklin Square Medical Center (Baltimore, MD)
January 2004
“Nutritional Interventions in the Treatment of Heart Disease”