Weight loss and nutrition information has exploded on the Internet. This session discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly of the internet and its role in obesity. Attendees can look forward to experts speaking about successful technology-delivered obesity treatments, approaches to addressing obesity-related misinformation on social media, and policies to ensure the digital health field is accountable, particularly for youth.


1:30pm Obesity Treatment Success in the Digital Space
Gary G Bennett, PhD
2:00pm Addressing Obesity-related Misinformation on Social Media
April Oh, PhD MPH
2:30pm Policies to Ensure the Digital Health Field Is Accountable
Jeff Chester, MSW