Dr. Conason will be presenting her research on sexual functioning after bariatric surgery, as part of a panel titled “How I Do It—Handling Unique Clinical Situations.” Obesity week is held from November 2-7th, 2014 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Dr. Conason will be speaking to a group of graduate nutrition students at NYU on the topic of Mindful Eating in October 2014.
Dr. Conason was invited to speak to a group of bariatric surgeons and allied health professionals about the role of psychologists in the post-operative care of patients who undergo vertical sleeve gastrectomy as part of a panel titled “Dear Sleeve, It’s Not You…It’s Me”.
Dr. Conason was invited to speak about “Fat Sex” to a group of sex therapists in June 2014.
Dr. Conason will lecture about Mindful Eating and Health vs. Weight to a group of students at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf School of Psychology
Dr. Conason was invited to speak about Mindful Eating to physicians, psychologists, and other mental health professionals at psychiatry Grand Rounds in January 2014.
Dr. Conason presented her research on weight cycling and weight regain following bariatric surgery in November 2013.
Dr. Conason spoke about Mindful Eating at the New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Bariatric Surgery Support Group in June 2013.
On April 24th, 2013 Dr. Conason spoke at the Columbia Presbyterian Weight Loss Surgery Program’s Support Group.
Dr. Conason was interviewed on Real Talk Radio about disordered and mindful eating in October 2012.
Dr. Conason’s original research study was published in Archives of Surgery. Conason, Teixeira, Hsu, Puma, Knafo, Geliebter (2012). Substance Use Following Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery. Archives of Surgery, Online First in October 2012.
Dr. Conason will be presenting her research Binge eating and changes in body mass index following bariatric weight loss surgery at TOS September 2012 conference.
Dr. Conason was an invited participant in a grant funded “think tank” designed to generate research ideas to study substance use following bariatric surgery in July 2012.
Dr. Conason presented her research Alcohol use following bariatric weight loss surgery: laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs. laparoscopic gastric banding at the Masters Course in Behavioral Health workshop at ASMBS June 2012 conference.