Thank You 2019 Locations! 

Thank you to everyone that sponsorsed, participated, and donated to one of these past events! 

2019 ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity
Locations, Presenting Sponsors, and Event Leaders

Atlanta, GA 
Presented By: Beltline Bariatric and Surgical
Event Leader(s): Airika Gibson

Boston, MA
Presented By: Brigham and Women’s Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
Event Leader(s): Melissa Majumdar

Brownsville, TX
Presented By: Valley Baptist Medical Center Brownsville, Dr. Carlos Barba
Event Leader(s): Marcela Montemayor

Celebration, FL 
Presented By: AdventHealth Medical Group
Event Leader(s): Courtney Krantz, Willie Pallares

Charlotte, NC
Presented By: Novant Health Bariatric Solutions
Event Leader(s): Tiffany Gillespie, Astrid Falcone

Chicago, IL (March with the Surgeons)
Presented By: Lutfi Forward
Event Leader(s): John Steiner, Aida Lutfi

Cleveland, OH
Presented By: Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals
Event Leader(s): Al Swope, Megan Inman

Connecticut
Presented By: Connecticut ASMBS State Chapter
Event Leader(s): Jane Sweeney

Dallas, TX
Presented By: Charlotte Hodges, MD, City Hospital at White Rock
Event Leader(s): Kendal Gheen, Charlotte Hodges, MD 

Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Presented By: AtlantiCare
Event Leader(s): Debbie Gullo, Rebecca Flanagan

Greenville, NC
Presented By: ECU Department of Surgery, Physicians East, Southern Surgical, Vidant Medical Center
Event Leader(s): Rebecca Scarborough

Indianapolis, IN
Presented By: Community Health Network, IU Health
Event Leader(s): Kimberly Wilkes-McKane, Sarah Muntel

Michigan (Traverse City)
Presented By: Michigan State Chapter of ASMBS
Event Leader(s): Nabeel Obeid, MD, Colleen Buda

NC Triangle (Durham)
Presented By: Duke Center for Metabolic and Bariatric, Rex Bariatrics, WakeMed Bariatrics
Event Leader(s): Megan Keesee, Keri Seymour 

New Orleans
Presented By: Ochsner Medical Center
Event Leader(s): Jessica Gorham, MD

New York, NY
Presented By: Bariatric Programs of NYC
Event Leader(s): Liz Goldenberg, Rachel Goldman

NorCal (Sunnyvale)
Presented By: El Camino Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital
Event Leader(s): Karen Thomas, Dana Schroeder 

Northern NJ (Hackensack)
Presented By: Hackensack Meridian 
Event Leader(s): Erica Amianda, Susy Rodriguez

Oklahoma (Norman)
Presented By: Norman Regional Health System
Event Leader(s): Miranda Matlick, Emily Benham

Philadelphia, PA
Presented By: Pen Medicine – Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program
Event Leader(s): Kim Knipe, Colleen Tewksbury

Pittsburgh, PA
Presented By: Allegheny Health Network
Event Leader(s): Mollie Spitler

Rhode Island
Presented By: Care New England
Event Leader(s): Jane Sylvestre, Sherry Peter

Seattle, WA
Presented By: Swedish Digestive Health Institute
Event Leader(s): Danyell Walker, Kirsti Kaarrwkoski

West Michigan (Muskegon)
Presented By: Life Without Limits, Dr. Gluck
Event Leader(s): Wanda Johnson, Debra Warren