The Physicians of St. Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence Honored with the
Obesity Action Coalition's
"Dr. Blackstone Outstanding Membership Recruitment by a Physician" Award
The physicians of the St. Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence have been awarded the Obesity Action Coalition's (OAC) "Dr. Blackstone Outstanding Membership Recruitment by a Physician" award during the 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention, Rise to the Challenge.
In one year, the bariatric physicians of St. Vincent joined more than 795 patients through the OAC Sponsored Membership Program by purchasing one-year OAC memberships for each of their patients. The OAC would like to recognize the following bariatric physicians of St. Vincent for their dedication to increasing the voice of the OAC through the OAC Sponsored Membership Program:
- Brenda Cacucci, MD
- David Diaz, MD, FACS
- Christopher Evanson, MD
- Lori A. Hurst, MD
- John Huse, MD, FACS
- Margaret Inman, MD, FACSA
- Douglas J. Kaderabek, MD, FACS
“The bariatric physicians of St. Vincent have truly gone above and beyond as a Sponsored Membership Program participant. It is through their dedication that, in one year, the OAC has grown exponentially. We are grateful for their entire bariatric team and congratulate them on winning the award," said Pam Davis, RN, BSN, CBN, OAC Chairman.
About the "Dr. Blackstone Outstanding Membership Recruitment by a Physician" Award
Named after founding OAC National Board member, and now emeritus Board member, Robin Blackstone, MD, this award is given to the OAC Sponsored Membership Program participant that has recruited the most new OAC members in the 12 months prior to the OAC's Annual Convention. The recipient(s) of this award must have encouraged OAC membership in the OAC by purchasing it on behalf of the patient.
About the OAC
The OAC is a National nonprofit charity dedicated to helping individuals affected by obesity. The OAC was formed to bring together individuals struggling with weight issues and provide educational resources and advocacy tools. For more information on the OAC, please visit www.ObesityAction.org.
About the Your Weight Matters Convention
The Your Weight Matters Convention is a national convention focused on providing individuals with quality, evidence-based education on weight and its impact on health. For more information on the Convention, please visit www.YWMConvention.com.