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Published on February 18, 2015

2015 Weight Management & Chronic Disease Teaching Day presents "Motivational & Treatment Modalities for Weight Management"

Save the date!

Thursday, March 19, 2015 • 8:00am–4:15pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center
225 Water Street, Binghamton, New York

To register, or for more information, call 763-6674
*Official registration brochure will be available soon
*Offering CNE credits for RNs and contact hours for physical therapists


Coaching Skills to Facilitate Lifestyle Changes

Michael Scholtz, MA, Exercise Physiologist and Greg Hottinger, MPH, Registered Dietitian

  • Nationally Recognized speakers, authors, and wellness experts
  • Fitness and Nutrition Experts for The Biggest Loser Club
  • Co-Owners of NOVO Wellness, Hendersonville, NC
  • Co-Authors of Coach Yourself Thin (January 2012)

Treating Obesity Across the LifeSpan

Wendy Scinta, MD, MS

  • National Adult and Pediatric Weight Loss Expert, Speaker and Author
    Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss Center of NY
  • Awarded 2012 Bariatrician of the Year by American Society of Bariatric Physicians
  • Vice President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians
    Author of Bounce-A Weight Loss Doctor’s Plan for a Healthier, Happier Slimmer Child
  • Featured on CNN & The Steve Harvey Show

Sleep and Metabolism

Maciej Nowakowski, MD

  • Medical Director, UHS Sleep Center

Exercise Considerations for Diabetes and Obesity

Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS, GCS,CDE, CEEAA

  • Physical Therapist, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Upstate Medical University and Joslin Diabetes Center

Medications for the Treatment of Obesity

Gina Puglisi, Pharm.D.

  • Pharmacy Resident, UHS Hospitals

Lyndsay Wormuth, Pharm.D., BCACP

  • Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at UHS

United Health Services is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 6.5 contact hours

Approved provider by the New York State Board of Physical Therapists for 6.5 contact

Download the brochure here.

Downloadable flyer here.