A JAMA Theme Issue Media Briefing
Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York City
10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
10 – 10:15 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Moderator: Howard Bauchner, M.D., JAMA Editor-in Chief, Chicago
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
The Role of Government in Preventing Excess Calorie Consumption
Thomas A. Farley, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Health Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery After 6 Years
Ted D. Adams, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Utah School of Medicine and Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Dysfunctional Adiposity and the Risk of Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Obese Adults
James A. de Lemos, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Association Between Urinary Bisphenol A Concentration and Obesity Prevalence in Children and Adolescents
Leonardo Trasande, M.D., M.P.P., NYU School of Medicine, New York City