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Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Newark Campus Third Tuesday of every month (see all)
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Each group session includes a 30-minute lecture and a 30-minute general discussion forum. These meetings offer information, advice and support to pre- and post-surgical patients for dealing with the changes that come with bariatric surgery.

The support group is free and open to all weight-loss surgery patients, including their families and support persons.


The Surgery Was A Success. What Could Go Wrong?
July 16
Michael Peters, Jr., M.D., Bariatric Surgeon

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring: Reshaping Your Ideal Body
August 20
John W. Gillespie III, M.D., Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Is Your Nutrition a Priority?
September 17
Gabrielle Marlow, MS, RD, CDE, Registered Dietitian

Chair Exercises – You Can Get a Good Workout Even While Seated
October 15
Michael Bernardo, MS, Exercise Physiologist

Addiction Substitution after Weight Loss Surgery
November 19
Margaret Keenan, Ph.D., Psychologist

Staying Mindful During the Holidays
December 17
Martha Henley, M.Ed., RD, Registered Dietitian

Pre-registration is not required.