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Release date: October 6, 2014
Expiration date: October 3, 2019
Asthma is one of the most common chronic illnesses in children. Recent research shows that obesity is associated with asthma severity and that weight status can help improve some of the clinical symptoms.
The Strong4Life Provider Program is presenting an enduring material on asthma and obesity. This in-depth discussion will cover a range of topics from identifying behaviors that contribute to obesity in asthmatic children and adolescents to implementing strategies. Speakers include Stephanie Walsh, M.D., Anne Fitzpatrick, PhD, CPNP, MSCR and Elizabeth LeDuc, M.D. Continuing medical education (CME) credit is available for physicians.
Stephanie Walsh, MD, Medical Director, Child Wellness Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Stephanie Walsh, MD is an assistant professor of pediatrics and surgery at Emory University. She is a board certified pediatrics and obesity medicine. She leads the clinical efforts of the Strong4Life program and is medical director of the Health4Life clinic.
Elizabeth LeDuc, MD
Dr. Elizabeth LeDuc was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Centre College of Kentucky and her M.D. from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Her General Pediatrics Residency training was completed at Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. LeDuc is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She has been practicing Pediatrics in the Atlanta area for over 20 years.
She is married with two daughters. Dr. LeDuc completed the Vancouver marathon in 2007, running in memory of her mother. Her growing interest in nutrition and its impact on health was a catalyst for the development of the Center for Pediatric Wellness, P.C.
Elizabeth M. LeDuc, M.D.
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics
Center for Pediatric Wellness, P.C.
Anne Fitzpatrick, PhD, CPNP, MSCR
Dr. Fitzpatrick is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a broad background in clinical and translational pediatric asthma research. Dr. Fitzpatrick currently holds two R01 awards focused on severe asthma in children and she is also the Principal Investigator of the NIH/NHLBI Severe Asthma Research Program and the NIH/NHLBI AsthmaNet Clinical Trials Network at Emory University. Dr. Fitzpatrick has over 50 publications in the asthma field focused on the clinical, molecular and genetic factors underlying asthma and its associated phenotypes.
Anne M. Fitzpatrick, PhD, CPNP, MSCR
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Asthma Clinical Research Program
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The following speakers, planners or anyone who controls the content of the activity have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests:
The following planners and presenters who have control of the content have disclosed an affiliation or financial interest:
Anne Fitzpatrick, PhD, CPNP, MSCR, MedImmune, Merck, GlaxoSmith Kline, Genentech, Boehringer Ingelheim - receives honorarium
Julius Sherwinter, M.D. - Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - receives honorarium
Pediatricians, family practitioners, and other primary care physicians involved in the care of childhood obesity and asthma wellness.
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