HYBRID EVENT: You can participate in person at Baltimore, Maryland, USA or Virtually from your home or work.
Karli Burridge, Speaker at Weight Management Conferences
Gaining Health, United States


The audience will learn why obesity is a neurobehavioral disease, and why, biologically, behaviour change can be difficult. Beyond hormonal and biological influences of behaviour, changing behaviours can still be difficult. In this course, I will explain how providers can how we can use evidence-based behavioural strategies and therapies as well as communication styles to help facilitate health behaviour change.


Karli Burridge is an internationally recognized expert in obesity management. She is a PA and Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association and holds the Certificate of Advanced Education in Obesity Management. She is the President of PAs in Obesity Medicine and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Illinois Obesity Society. Karli is the owner and founder of Gaining Health, which she developed to provide resources and tools for providers who want to incorporate obesity management into their medical practice.