Each of the primary care participants in the Weight First initiative presents at each of their respective state association annual meetings.

The schedule for upcoming Weight First presentations is as follows:

2016 Weight First Presentations


National Medical Association Region V

Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza, Kansas City, MO

  • Saturday, April 16

Presenter: Eleanor Lisbon, MD, MPH


Mississppi Osteopathic Medical Association

Sandestin Beach Hilton Hotel, Destin, FL

  • Wednesday, June 1

Presenter: Janet Ricks, DO


Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians

Baytowne Conference Center, San Destin Beach and Golf Resort, Destin, FL

  • Thursday, July 7

Presenter: James Campbell, MD


Louisiana Osteopathic Medical Association

Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA

  • Friday, August 19

Presenter: Janet Ricks, DO


Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners

New Orleans Hilton Riverside, New Orelans, LA

  • Tuesday, September 20

Presenter: Connie Hale, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC