Thank You for Attending!

Celebrating Leaders in Bariatric Surgery!

The ASMBS Foundation’s annual LEAD Awards brings together members of the ASMBS and the healthcare industry to honor individuals who have show outstanding leadership and dedication to the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Your attendance and support has allowed the Foundation to continue to fund advanced bariatric surgery research, professional education, and access to care initiatives.

The LEAD Awards ceremony was held on November 1st at the New Orleans Convention Center, in conjunction with ObesityWeek. Thank you to everyone who attended and congratulations to our award recipients! Please join us again next year in Washington, DC!

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2016 LEAD Awards

2016 Awards

Outstanding Achievement

Bruce M. Wolfe, MD, FACS

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Dr. Ronald Clements
Patient Safety and Quality

David A. Provost, MD, FACS

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Award Sponsored by:

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Excellence in Clinical Care

Rudolf A. Weiner, MD, PhD

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Award Sponsored by:

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Excellence in Nutrition

Susan M. Cummings, MS, RD

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Award Sponsored by:

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Master Educator

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Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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Award Sponsored by:

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Surgical Innovation

Michel Gagner, MD, FACS, FRCSC,
FASMBS, FICS, AFC (Hon.)

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Award Sponsored by:

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Distinguished Industry Partner

Gary Richardson

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IH Circle of Excellence

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Wendy King, PhD

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ASMBS Research Grants

Lauren Bradley, PhD

Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD

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Awards Sponsored by:

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2016 LEAD Award Sponsors:

Thank you to the following companies for sponsoring the ASMBS Foundation’s 2016 LEAD Awards.

Platinum:

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FHSH       gore-logo       

Gold:
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Silver:

  sponsor-NovoNordisk

Past Events:

2015 LEAD Awards

2014 LEAD Awards

2013 L.E.A.D. Awards Luncheon

2012 Celebration of Excellence

2011 Masters Course in Fun

2010 Masters Course in Fun