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As an international weight management expert, Dr. Kushner has traveled the world as an invited speaker to events in Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and Sweden.

Nationally, Dr. Kushner speaks regularly on overweight, obesity, lifestyle medicine, nutrition and his personalized, habits-based approach at professional society conferences, educational symposia, health care organizations, government agency meetings and to advisory boards and consumer groups.

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Featured Speaking Events

  • “Six Factors to Fit. Your lifestyle habits may be your passport to success!” and “What is the medication - habit connection?”
    Invited speaker, Your Weight Matters Annual Conference, Tampa, Fl.
  • “Why is it so hard to lose weight and keep it off?’
    Invited presentation. Division of Endocrinology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
  • “What can we learn by taking a weight history?”
    Invited speaker. Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
  • “Introducing Obesity Medicine Competencies in Medical Education: A Transition in Teaching about Obesity as a Disease.”
    Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Regional Meeting. Grand Rapids, MI.
  • “Teaching nutrition in the context of Lifestyle Medicine”.
    Invited keynote speaker. 22nd Annual International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • “Day to day management of obesity in clinical practice”
    Invited speaker. 14th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress. Boston, MA.

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