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Duke Children's Community Symposium: Update on Pediatric Obesity

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Duke Medical Plaza Page Road

Please join us for the first Duke Children's Community Symposium on Saturday, February 23, 2019 in Durham, NC. This continuing medical education event will be an update on management of pediatric obesity conducted by physicians in the Duke Health System. Topics will include pediatric obesity prevention, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus type II, fatty liver disease, hypertension, bariatric surgery, and multidisciplinary approach to pediatric obesity management.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the program.  

Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For sign-up and additional information about the event, please visit:

For questions, assistance with signing up, or dietary limitations, please contact the course director, Mary Boruta, MD, at

Symposium Details

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location: Duke Medical Plaza Page Road 
4709 Creekstone Drive
Durham, NC 27703

Registration fee: $25

Agenda highlights:

Obesity Prevention: From Clinics to Culture
Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH
Primary Care Pediatrics

Michael Freemark, MD
Pediatric Endocrinology

Diabetes Mellitus Type II
Deanna Adkins, MD
Pediatric Endocrinology

Fatty Liver Disease in Children
Alisha Mavis, MD
Pediatric Hepatology

Jennifer Li, MD
Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Bariatric Surgery
Ranjan Sudan, MD
Weight Loss Surgery

Multidisciplinary Approach to Obesity Management
Sarah Armstrong, MD
Healthy Lifestyles Program