International Conference and Exhibition on
Obesity & Weight Management
December 3-5, 2012 DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia, USA
Obesity-2012 Report

The International Conference and Exhibition on Obesity & Weight Management, hosted by the OMICS Group was held during December 03-05, 2012 at DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia, USA. Obesity-2012 was to emphasize on “Scientific Approaches for the Prevention and Management of Obesity”and attracted several delegates and invited speakers from many countries around the globe which included esteemed scientists from prestigious universities and eminent personalities.

Obesity-2012 was supported by media partners like Nutrients and ICDAM9 in the promotion of the conference.

The researchers, professors and OMICS Group Editorial Board Members alacrity sustained the conference making it an inspiringly successful event. This annual conclave comprised of 8 tracks and 39 sessions which started with a grandiose inaugural ceremony.

A series of invited lectures by Honorable guests and members of the Keynote forum marked the commencement of the event. Prominent scientists like Jana Parizkova from Centre for the Management of Obesity, Czech Republic; Shahla Wunderlich from Montclair State University, USA; Mathias Fobi from Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, USA; Geoffrey A Head from Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia; George Sandor from University of British Columbia, Canada; Eduardo J. Simoes from University of Missouri School of Medicine, USA; Edita Stokic from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia; Samuel Stein from University of Bedfordshire, UK; William G. Haynes, from University of Iowa, USA gave their fruitful contribution in the form of highly informative presentations making the conference a great success.

The two journals viz. Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy and Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science formed the cornerstone of the conferences success.

After the huge optimistic response from scientific fraternity, renowned personalities and the Editorial Board Members of OMICS Group from across the world, we would like to announce 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Obesity & Weight Management to be held in Las Vegas, USA during December 02-04, 2013. With the overwhelming support and acknowledgement from all the delegates of Obesity-2012, we wish to pioneer a way to another outstanding event.


Expert Presentations
Jana Parizkova

Centre for Obesity Management

Czech Republic
Shahla Wunderlich

Montclair State University

Mathias Fobi

Center For Surgical Treatment of Obesity

Geoffrey A. Head

Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute

George Sandor

University of British Columbia

Eduardo J. Simoes

University of Missouri School of Medicine

Edita Stokic

University of Novi Sad

Samuel Stein

University of Bedfordshire
William G. Haynes

University of Iowa

Teresa Quattrin

Women & Children Hospital of Buffalo

Reza Hakkak

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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