Dr. Kimberly Kohli Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

Kimberly Kohli, Ph.D., CBC

Kimberly Kohli, Ph.D. a licensed psychologist from Lewis Center, Ohio has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science, she was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).

Dr. Kohl is currently an integral member of Fairfield Healthcare Professionals an Affiliate of Fairfield Medical Center. The scope of her clinical experience includes, providing mental health services for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction as well as the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Kohli has a great deal of psychological testing experience and conducts pre bariatric surgery assessment and evaluations. Continue reading

Christine McReynolds, LCSW, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

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Christine McReynolds, LCSW, CBC

Christine McReynolds, LCSW, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, from Lompoc, California, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science, she was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).

Currently at Lompoc Valley Medical Center she is an integral member of their weight loss surgery team. Her clinical experience includes acute and long term care, as well as providing social services in public schools. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens. She holds a Master of Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science from UC Davis.

Recognizing Christine’s scholarship and diverse clinical experience, AABC awarded her a fellowship scholarship in their Bariatric Certification and Credentialing Program. Her clinical acumen and commitment to bariatric patients furthers the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.

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Teoh Soo Huat, M.D., M.Med., Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

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Teoh Soo Huat, M.D., M.Med., CBC

Dr. Teoh Soo Huat, M.D., M.Med., a family physician and medical lecturer from Malaysia, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science, he was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).

Dr. Teoh earned his medical degree and family medicine postgraduate qualification from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He has completed the World Obesity’s Strategic Continue reading

María José Camacho-González, MS, CBC, Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

María José Camacho-González, MS, CBC

Maria Jose Comacho-Gonzales, a licensed psychologist from San Juan, Puerto Rico has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science he was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).

She completed her Bachelor’s degree in psychology at The University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus, her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Carlos Continue reading

Jennifer Elliott, LPN, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

Jennifer Elliott, LPN, CBC

Jennifer Elliott, LPN, a licensed practical nurse from Alexander, Arkansas, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science she was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).

Ms. Elliott has extensive training, clinical experience and knowledge in both nursing and bariatrics. She earned her nursing degree at Baptist College of Health Science in Memphis, Tennessee. She has practiced in the areas of medical case management, utilization review, pre/post-operative services, quality assurance, workers compensation and legal nurse review. Clinically she has worked as a surgical scrub nurse.

For more than seven years Ms. Elliott served as a bariatric program coordinator for a self-funded non-ERISA. Her diversified bariatric experience includes, contract negotiations, bariatric case management, appeals/denials, quality assurance, pre-authorization, claims repricing, nurse liaison and patient health education.

Recognizing her vast experience, and stature as a clinician, educator and administrator, AABC awarded her a fellowship in their Bariatric Certification and Credentialing program. Her scholarship, professional acumen, and commitment to public health will further the AABC mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.

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Nashaat Tawfik, MBA, B.Sc. Pharmacy, Awarded Bariatric Board Certification

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Nashaat Tawfik, MBA, B.Sc. Pharmacy, CBE

Nashaat Tawfik, MBA, B.Sc., a pharmacist from Saudi Arabia, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science he was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE).

Nashaat earned his Masters of Business Administration at Leicester University in England and his Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science at Cairo University in Egypt. He has also been certified by The World Obesity Federation after completing their Strategic Centre for Obesity Education (SCOPE) program.

Currently he serves as the Obesity Business Director for Novo Nordisk in SA. He has been instrumental in the professional marketing of the novel anti-obesity pharmaceutical, Saxenda. In addition, at Novartis Pharma he headed up the Cardio Metabolic Business Unit in SA. In this capacity he helped market pharmaceuticals that targeted many of the diseases associated with obesity (heart disease, hypertension and diabetes). As an educator he has conducted many obesity management programs for health professionals as well as community health programs for the public.

In recognition of his pharmacology expertise, intense interest in obesity treatment and prevention and commitment to public health education, AABC awarded him a fellowship and he has been recently Board Certified and Credentialed as a Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE).  He will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related diseases.

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