January 12 - 14, 2017Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii
Join us on Waikiki Beach for this Premier Summit
Focused on the Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Prevention
of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
 
Faculty

Activity Director

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Professor of Surgery
Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Activity Co-Director

Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Obesity Programs
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Organizing Committee

John P. Kirwan, PhD
Professor of Molecular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Metabolic Translational Research Center
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
and Pathobiology
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Maria Ver, MD
General Surgery
Pali Momi Medical Center
Aiea, Hawaii


Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD
Professor
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
BMI Director of Behavioral Services
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Sangeeta Kashyap, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Staff Physician
Department of Endocrinology
Cleveland Clinic

Laurence Kennedy, MD, FRCP
Chair
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

John P. Kirwan, PhD
Professor of Molecular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Metabolic Translational Research Center
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
and Pathobiology
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Steven Nissen, MD
Chairman, Robert and Suzanne
Tomsich Department of
Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Guest Faculty

Ralph DeFronzo, MD
Deputy Director Texas Diabetes Institute
Staff Physician South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Division Chief, Diabetes
University of Texas Health Science Center
Director
Diabetes Research Unit University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

Ken Fujioka, MD
Scripps Clinic
San Diego, California

Robert Kushner, MD
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Kenric M. Murayama, MD, FACS
Chair and Program Director
Department of Surgery
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii

Donna Ryan, MD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana



Kim Zuber, PAC, DFAAPA, FNKF
Physician Assistant
American Academy of Nephrology PAs
Oceanside, California