HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Development of an Intervention and Protocol to Improve Weight Management in Primary Care at the Veterans Affairs
Melanie Jay, MD, MS
Scott Sherman, MD, MPH
Seminar date: 2/23/2016
Description: Dr. Melanie Jay will talk about her formative research leading to the development and planned evaluation of the MOVE! Towards Your Goals Intervention. The goal of the intervention is to improve weight management care within the PACT model of primary care at the VA and increase attendance to MOVE! and other intensive VA or non-VA weight management programs. Dr. Sherman will join as a discussant and be available during the Q&A portion of the session.
Intended audience: Health services researchers, behavioral interventionalists, clinicians.