Uniting to Combat the Burden of Obesity

Event Summary

Start Date/Time: 10/7/2022 8:00 AM
End Date/Time: 10/7/2022 10:00 AM
Venue: Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick Hotel
Address: 801 Greenwich Ave.
City: Warwick
State: Rhode Island
Summary: Steps employers and healthcare stakeholders can take.

Event Description

What: Uniting to Combat the Burden of Obesity & the Benefits of Obesity Management - Learn the steps that employers and healthcare stakeholders can take. 

This event is a collaboration between


  • This program will explore the extent of the obesity epidemic, the health risks of obesity, and the ways in which obesity can be costly to your organization.
  • Learn how employers are taking action through providing obesity-relevant benefits, and how your organization can improve obesity management to support weight management for appropriate employees.
  • Gain access to a robust toolkit compiled by these expert panelists and their respective organizations, helping employers to better understand how to actively engage their employees around chronic weight management. 
  • Toolkit will include specific guides, websites, suggestions, and best practices from organizations leading the way with comprehensive benefits including how to address stigma and bias, ERGs, and step-by-step guides. 
  • Leave the program with actionable steps your organization can take and continue the conversation, as well as working together with other employer’s by joining RI’s first state-wide Obesity Task Force. 

When: Friday, Oct. 7, 2022; 8-10am (breakfast and registration begin at 7:30am)


Click here to register! 


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