October’s CHP Friday Colloquium:
“Anti-Fat Bias in the Medical System”
October 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Summary: Our distinguished guest panel will discuss the concepts of “anti-fat bias” and “thin idealization” in the medical system (and other environments) to bring awareness to the impact on patients’ physical and mental health.
Gwendolyn Hasse, RN, MSN, CBN (Bariatric Nurse Coordinator at UFHealth)
Ashby Walker, Ph.D. (Director for Health Equity Initiatives at UF Diabetes Institute)
Kelly Ulmer, M.Ed./Ed.S. (Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern at UFHealth Eating Disorders Clinic and UF Health Medical Psychology)