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Lecture & Lunch with Dr. Sean Wharton
Mon, 11 January 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
The Canadian Obesity Network – Students and New Professional, University of Toronto Chapter and Exercise is Medicine on Campus invite you to our FREE Lecture in Support of Facilitating Knowledge Translation on Obesity.
"Appetite and satiety neurohormonal signals – why we can’t stop eating"
Dr. Sean Wharton, MD, FRCPC, PharmD (General Internal Medicine; Bariatric Medicine)
Dr. Wharton has his doctorate in Pharmacy and Medicine. He is the medical director of the Wharton Medical Clinic, a community based internal medicine weight management clinic. He also works as an internist at Toronto East General Hospital, and the Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Wharton is a researcher, and is qualified as a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. There are only a handful of physicians with this qualification in Canada. Dr. Wharton’s research focuses on bariatric medicine and type 2 diabetes. He is the lead author of the weight management section of the Canadian Diabetes Guidelines.
This event will offer a lecture from an internationally recognized obesity researcher and physician, and an opportunity to network with fellow students and new professionals at UofT over complimentary lunch!