Beyond COVID-19: Managing Weight Gain During and After the Lockdown


This webinar will examine the impact of lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic on physical and mental health, with specific focus on weight, obesity and metabolic syndrome management.

Moderators: Paola Atallah, MD (SGHUMC) & Kamal Hirbli, MD (LAU)


Time Activity
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Greeting and Introduction
10:05 AM - 10:20AM

COVID-19 and Obesity: What Have we Learned from this Pandemic
Presented by Bassem Safadi, MD, FACS (LAU) 

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM

Managing Diabetes in the COVID-19 Era: Telemedicine and Beyond
Presented by Madona Azar, MD (LAU)

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM

Managing Weight Gain with Remote Control
Presented by Sami Azar, MD, FACP, FACE (AUB)

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Dietary Changes During the Lockdown
Presented by Nadine Zeeni, PhD (LAU)

11:20 AM – 11:40 AM

Mental Health During the Lockdown
Presented by Myriam Malhame, PhD (LAU) 

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM

How to Stay Fit and Healthy During Lockdown
Presented by Mansour Dib, MD  (HDF)

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Preparing for Safe Bariatric Surgery Post COVID-19
Presented by Rola Husni Samaha, MD (LAU) 

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Q and A

This webinar is addressed to all healthcare professionals.

Free Registration Here