Putting the Evidence into Practice: A Playbook for Managing Obesity in the Workforce

Are you struggling to gain traction with your weight management strategy? Are you thinking of redesigning or refining your benefits to better address the escalating obesity epidemic? Then you can’t afford to miss this fast-paced, engaging webinar featuring award-winning clinician, Dr. Scott Kahan.

During this session, be prepared to forget what you think you know about obesity. Dr. Kahan will present data and research that are upending traditional thinking about weight and weight loss and informing evidence-based approaches to better treat obesity. Webinar participants will learn:

  • The biological basis of obesity, including why it’s so hard to lose weight and keep it off.
  • Obesity treatment options: What works and evidence-based guidelines for implementation.
  • Guiding principles to improve obesity treatment.
  • The practical resources available to Business Group members to help put the science into practice.


  • Scott Kahan, MD, Director, National Center for Weight and Wellness; Medical Director, Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance
  • Pamela Rich, Senior Manager, Well-being & Workforce Strategy, National Business Group on Health


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Marcia Greville
P: 202-558-3021

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