Presented by Sean Phelan, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Health Services Research
Section Head, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Division of Health Care Delivery Research
Weight bias, stigma, and stereotypes about obesity can negatively impact the lives of people with larger bodies across settings, including health care. Dr. Phelan will present research on the impact of weight bias on care quality, clinical decision-making, and outcomes as well as factors associated with health care provider attitudes and behavior towards higher weight patients.
Everyone is welcome to attend.