Episode 37: Dr. Luke Funk

Luke Funk, MD, specializes in minimally invasive techniques for bariatric and metabolic surgery, and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Funk spoke to us about the 2018 UW Obesity Management Summit, May 18-19, at Monona Terrace in downtown Madison.

Obesity is one of the most pressing national health challenges and Wisconsin is no exception, with 40% of adults considered obese. This summit is a place to learn about cutting-edge, evidence-based obesity treatment approaches. Recorded January 2018

 

LINKS:

event website:

https://www.surgery.wisc.edu/education-training/continuing-medical-education/wisconsin-obesity-summit/

 

registration:

https://www.surgery.wisc.edu/education-training/continuing-medical-education/wisconsin-obesity-summit/registration/

 

contact for summit:

Veronica Watson

Outreach and Continuing Professional Education Program Manager

Department of Surgery K4/729 CSC, 600 Highland Avenue Madison, WI 53792-7375

(608) 263-7697

watsonv@surgery.wisc.edu

 

Episode 36: Dr. Munci Kalayoglu

Munci Kalayoglu, MD, is a famed transplant surgeon who spent the bulk of his career at UW-Madison. His medical practice has spanned multiple continents and he not only started the UW-Madison liver transplant program, but he has continued to do similar work after he left.  Today he speaks to us about his incredibly journey throughout his career as a surgeon and the creation of the UW-Madison liver transplant program.

Follow Dr. Kalayoglu on twitter: @DrMunci