Professor Wendy Brown will be giving the 2018 Public Lecture: Obesity - a serious disease that deserves serious treatment on Thursday 18 October.
This lecture will review the disease of obesity, describe the role of bariatric surgery as an effective treatment option and a potential model for future treatments. Challenges and barriers to providing bariatric surgery at a population level will also be addressed.
- Event: https://www.monash.edu/medicine/ccs/events/2018-CCS-public-lecture
- Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/public-lecture-obesity-a-serious-disease-that-deserves-serious-treatment-tickets-47336695330
Professor Brown is Head of Surgery in the Central Clinical School at Monash University.
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