Honors and Recognitions

Members of our research team are internationally recognized for their contributions with awards and appointments.

2024

Invited faculty member and presenter at the 2024 National Congress of the Chilean Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in La Serena, Chile. (Dr. Dale Bond) 

2023

Apppointed chair of the Integrated Health Research and Innovation Committee for the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). (Dr. Pavlos Papasavas)

Appointed professor in the Department of Medical Sciences, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. (Dr. Pavlos Papasavas)

Awarded the 2023 Integrated Health Emerging Scientist Award at the World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) held in Naples, Italy. (Dr. Devika Umashanker)

2022

Best Bariatric Abstract Winner

American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference, Chicago, July 15-18, 2022. “Lessons Learned from the Initial Implementation of a Spanish-Focused Education Program at a Predominantly English-Speaking MBSAQIP Bariatric Center.” Santana C, Sweeney J, Papasavas P, Tishler D.

Posters of Distinction

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 38th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, June 5-9, 2022. “Gut Microbiome Observations Before and After Bariatric Surgery.” Papasavas P, Tran DB, Seip R, Kureshi A, Lek, Y, Bond D, Pearlson G, Tishler D, Weinstock G.

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 38th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, June 5-9, 2022. “Five-Year Outcomes of Revisional Bariatric Surgery: Gastric Band to Sleeve Gastrectomy or to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.” Carbonaro J, Staff I, Seip R, McLaughlin T, Santana C, Tishler D, Papasavas P.


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