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Advances in mitigating the impending NHS obesity crisis through science and innovation

21st September 2021

Royal College of Physicians

Meeting supported by Conservative Health in conjunction with No. 10 and the Presidents of the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons. 


Professor Ray Powles CBE, Chair, Conservative Health



Professor Andrew Goddard PRCP, Professor Neil Mortensen PRCS


Royal College of Surgeons: Professor Neil Mortensen
Royal College of Physicians: Complex causes of obesity (5 min film)



Professor Sadaf Farooqi (Cambridge)
Why is genetics relevant for policy?


Professor Susan Jebb OBE (Oxford/FSA)
Changing food systems to tackle obesity

Sir Keith Mills GBE
Obesity: effecting national behaviour change


Professor Jonathan Valabhji OBE (Imperial College)
Digital lifestyle interventions


Professor Rachel Batterham (UCL)
Translating science through into effective, safe medications


Professor Francesco Rubino (KCL)
Lessons from metabolic surgery


Angela and Paul Chesworth (patient perspectives)

How government can remove the barriers that prevent science and innovation from improving the health of people living with obesity


Professor Chris Whitty CB, CMO England
Forward look 

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Maggie Throup MP, Minister for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care



Professor Andrew Goddard, Professor Neil Mortensen



Lord Ribeiro CBE PPRCS

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