Stop Obesity Alliance Convenes Primary Care Roundtable

Washington, DC.Primary Care Roundtable Organized by The Stop Obesity Alliance at George Washington University.  Attendees included leading health experts, academics, and health sector providers from a select group of prestigious organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Harvard University, Geisinger Health System, Holston Medical Group, CalorieKing Wellness Solutions, Inc.,  University of Maryland, Society for Women’s Health Research, The University of Vermont, and several Alliance Steering Committee and Associate Member organizations including American Heart Association, The Obesity Society, American Medical Group Association, Obesity Action Coalition, American College of Sports Medicine. Discussion topics included barriers to appropriate care for individuals with excess weight and obesity, potential solutions to these barriers, and innovative approaches to obesity care.