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Bariatric Support Group Topics & Information Session

Every Month

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions: PLEASE CALL and confirm this event has not been cancelled before arriving.


The Bariatric Surgery Program hosts both a monthly support group for patients who have undergone any type of bariatric surgery and an and information session for potential bariatric surgery candidates.

Support groups, led by bariatricians and dietitians, will focus on a specific topic each month and feature a Q&A session. Time also is allotted for participants also will be able to share with and support other attendees. No notification is required — just show up!

Information sessions cover services offered in the Bariatric Surgery Program, the health risks of obesity, and how our team of bariatric health professionals will support and guide you through your journey.

Location

University of Illinois Hospital
1740 W. Taylor St.
Conference Room 1135
Chicago, IL 60612
Directions

Time

Evening Sessions: 5:00 pm

Parking available in the Wood Street Parking Structure

2020 Bariatric Evening Support Group Schedule
DATE LEADER TOPIC FACULTY LEADER LOCATION
June 3rd
Canceled
Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Mario Masrur UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Ann Quinn Mindful Eating
July 1st
Canceled
Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Anna Titcomb Protein Power
August 5th
5:00 pm
Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Rich Severin Musculoskeletal Pain Management
September 9th
5:00 pm
Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Mario Masrur UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Mario Masrur Weight Loss Surgery
October 7th
5:00 pm
Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Jennifer Martin Looking Beyond The Scale
November 4th
5:00 pm
Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Jeremy O'Neal Eating Over The Holidays
January 2020 Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Alison Newman Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery
February 2020 Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Matthew Ranzer Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
March 2020 Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Mario Masrur UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Heather Eisele Emotional Eating
April 2020 Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Chandra Hassan UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Sylvia Herbozo Body Image After Bariatric Surgery
May 2020 Rich Severin EXERCISE 101 Dr. Antonio Gangemi UIH Main Hospital
1740 W. Taylor
Room 2481
(2nd Fl)
Antonio Gangemi Weight Loss Surgery

Questions?

For questions or more information, please contact Jenna Giannetti, RD, LDN at 312.996.6838
or Jennifer Martin, MS, RD, LDN at 312.996.6795