National Academy Of Medical Science (NAMS)
Regional Symposium on Emerging epidemic of obesity: Causes, Concerns, and Consequences
12th March, 2015
Venue: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur


Prof. J.S. Bajaj                              Dr. Sanjeev Misra

8.00 - 8.30 Registration
8.30 - 9.00 Pretest assessment

Epidemiology and pathogenesis of Obesity: Basic concepts
9.30-9.55Epidemiologic and demographic determinants of emerging Epidemic of obesityDr. Prema Ramachandran
10.00-10.25A 2015 portrait of adipocyte: Role of adipocytes.Dr. Praveen Sharma
10.30-10.45Molecular genetics of adiposenessDr. Kuldeep Singh
Consequences of Obesity
11.00-11.25Pediatrics obesity: Long term health consequencesDr. Kuldeep Singh
11.30-11.55Metabolic syndrome: Concept and controversiesDr. Praveen Sharma
12.00-12.25Cardiovascular risk and Metabolic SyndromeDr. Vineet K Jain
12.30-01.00Interactive Session: Panel speakers & participants
Prevention and Management of Obesity
01.30-01.50Lifestyle choices in prevention of obesityDr. Pankaja R Raghav
01.55-02.20Medical Management of ObesityDr. Naveen Kishoria
02.25-02.50Psycho-social management of Obesity disordersDr. R K Chadda
02.55-03.15Bariatric surgery: Current statusDr. Divakar Bansal
03.15-03.30Interactive Session: Panel speakers& participants
03.45-04.10Anthropometric assessment of nutritional status in dual nutrition burden eraDr. Prema Ramachandran
04.15-05.00Problem solving session: Meet the Experts
Problem Trigger 1 : Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Problem Trigger 2 : Non-alcohol Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
All Experts
Dr. Mahendra Singh
Dr. Narendra Bhargava
05.00-05.30Post-test assessment
05.30-05.45Symposium Evaluation
06.00Concluding Session