Vlog: Obesity Action Coalition Annual Conference

Veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward visits and gives a special presentation at the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Your Weight Matters Annual Conference held August 10-13, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Ward speaks with his friend, Dr. Robert (Bob) Kushner, an obesity physician, author, and researcher from Northwestern University, and pharmacotherapy expert from George Washington University, Scott Kahan, MD, MPH. He also spends time with OAC staff member Kristy Kuna and attorney Patty Nece, JD discussing weight biases and what veterinarians and veterinary technicians can learn from physicians and human nurses when talking about pet obesity to pet owners.

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0:56 - Dr. Bob Kushner
4:38 - Dr. Scott Kahan
7:26 - Kristy Kuna
8:48 - Patty Nece, JD

THANK YOU OAC and Your Weight Matters for inviting me to share about pet obesity and the struggles dogs and cats face when diagnosed with obesity. Obesity is a shared disease and deserves to be treated seriously and respectfully. 

Check out the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) at: http://www.PetObesityPrevention.org

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Equipment used in this video:
Sony a6500 camera
Sony 10-18mm f4.0 OSS lens
Sennheiser AVX digital wireless microphone
Shure Lenshopper VP83 microphone
Sirui 3T-35K Tripod with 3T-35 Ball Head
traveling super light for this trip...