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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

January 15, 2020 | 8:00 am–9:00 am MCW_Icons_Make_An_Appointment_Green iCAL

Why Don’t you Just Diet? Exploring the Complexities of Obesity

Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD, FACS
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery Program; Assistant Professor, Division of Minimally Invasive and General Surgery, Department of Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin

Jennifer Heinemann, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin


  1. Explore why lifestyle changes alone are not a universal intervention for obese patients
  2. Discuss indications and contraindications for bariatric surgery
  3. Measure physical and mental health outcomes post-surgical interventions

Event Location

  • MCW Research Park Center
  • 10000 Innovation Dr.
  • Learning Centers 1 & 2
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226
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