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Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Bariatric Surgery within VA

by Luke Funk, MD, MPH, FACS
Seminar date: 3/10/2020

Description: Dr. Funk will discuss findings from Aim 1 of his CDA, in which his team interviewed Veterans with severe obesity and their providers (including PCPs, health psychologists, dietitians and bariatric surgeons). Next he will review short-term results from Aim 2, which include findings from the pilot study of an obesity educational intervention. Finally Dr. Funk will present plans for a proposal for a multi-site RTCT of this educational intervention. Intended Audience: Researchers, providers, and policymakers interested in obesity care within VA

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