Obesity is a growing concern in America, with 36% of our population being obese, healthcare costs are increasing proportionally. Approaching obesity with empathy by understanding the root causes, driving the right strategies to reduce healthcare impact and improving quality of life are critical to making Americans healthy. Is the Future of America looking skinny?
Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford is an obesity medicine physician, internist, and pediatrician and an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She is one of the most cited scientists in the field of obesity.
Smriti Kirubanandan has a strong background in robotics and public health and is a Healthcare Executive, where she focuses on driving significant transformations within the healthcare ecosystem, concentrating on customer experience, intelligent automation, data analytics and insights, and is determined to make healthcare more accessible and affordable through innovation and empathy. She also spearheads brand development, thought leadership, and market research.
Smriti is a selected Young Global Leader 2023 by the World Economic Forum, a member of the Young Leaders Circle at the Milken Institute, and is the Founder of HLTH Forward Podcast- an award-winning media platform that hosts healthcare leaders, policymakers, and artists to discuss the challenges in the system and what we could do collectively to move healthcare forward.Support the show