Robard is pleased to offer informative webcasts for Weight Management Providers.

Please click one or more of the ‘Register’ button(s) below to reserve your spot in the sessions that interest you.

Upcoming Webcasts for Weight Management Professionals

Brain Systems Underlying the Munchies
Presented by Alfonso Abizaid Ph,D

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM - Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Webcast Series:Join us as we discuss the problems associated with dieting, as well as identify hormonal mechanisms associated with the generation of appetite. We’ll then present how these hormones affect hypothalamic and extra-hypothalamic feeding circuits to increase the motivation to eat under normal and during stressful situations.


The First Order of Business: Reframing the Way You Look at Marketing, Management, and Motivation in the Age of Rapid Distraction
Presented by Tim Miles

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM - Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Webcast Series: In our last webcast of 2016, Tim Miles talks about the worth and importance of being able to engage in proper marketing. This includes everything from explaining the systemic problem of chronic distraction to showing how and why it’s necessary to build a focused, foundational approach to internal and external marketing and advertising.


Previously Recorded Webcasts

Patient and Practice Benefits of Starting a Medical Weight Loss Program
Presented by John Hernried, MD, FACP

Recorded on: March 8, 2017
(Recording available until June 16, 2017)

Webcast Series: Recognize the physical and mental health improvements in patients undergoing obesity treatment while exploring ways to leverage a medical weight loss program within the hospital and community to impact population health. Gain an understanding of the financial benefits for hospitals that offer a medical weight loss program.


Understanding Trauma: Healing others and ourselves within a Changing Healthcare System
Presented by Lisa Finley, RD

Recorded on: February 16, 2017
(Recording available until May 27, 2017)

Webcast Series: Join us as we discuss how the tools of mindfulness, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy, coaching and nonviolent communication promote healing and avoid re-traumatization in the healthcare setting and what healthcare professionals discover about their own needs for healing by using those tools in client interactions.


Policy Solutions for Obesity Prevention
Presented by Dan Graham, PhD

Recorded on: January 11, 2017
(Recording available until April 21, 2017)

Webcast Series: In our first webcast of 2017, Dr. Dan Graham will identify policy measures that have effectively promoted healthy eating. He will also familiarize policies that have effectively promoted physical activity and bring awareness of promising policies that are still in their early stages.


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