ROOTs: Obesity Pharmacotherapy
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About the Event
The Tri-state Obesity Society continues its next installation in its Review of Obesity Topics (ROOTs) curriculum with obesity pharmacotherapy. Drs. Holly Lofton and Sindhura Kolli, diplomates of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and assistant clinical professors of New York University Langone Health, will be reviewing anti-obesity medications and the art & science behind personalizing regimens.
Holly Lofton, MD
Dr. Holly Lofton is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the New York University Langone Medical Center. She served on the bariatric medicine committee for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, as well as on the advisory board and board of directors for the Obesity Action Coalition. She designed the New You™ program to help people obtain results while learning about incorporating nutrition into a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Lofton’s research examines the effects of liraglutide in patients after bariatric surgery. She educates students at NYU School of Medicine in diagnostic and treatment techniques for people with obesity. IG: @skinnydoc_md
Sindhura Kolli, MD
Dr. Sindhura Kolli is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine and current hospitalist at NYU Langone Hospital Center. She completed a Clinical Obesity fellowship at NYU and is double board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Obesity. She has written multiple textbook chapters, magazine articles, published research, and given grand round lectures on topics within obesity and gastroenterology for clinicians. She most recently was awarded the Naomi Nakao Gender Based Research Award by the American College of Gastroenterology for her work on NAFLD and PCOS and contributed to Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg's NYT's bestseller, Lean In: For Graduates. She continues to educate people within the hospital and in underserved communities about the importance of prevention of chronic medical conditions. She currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and son. Twitter: @SindhuraKolliMD