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Sarah Hampl, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Children's Mercy-Kansas City and UMKC

Dr. Sarah Hampl is board certified in Pediatrics and Obesity Medicine and is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of MO-Kansas City School of Medicine. She provides clinical care and is the Director of Advocacy initiatives at the Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition, a partnership between Children’s Mercy and the University of Kansas Medical Center. She leads federally funded research on family-based behavioral treatment in primary care and patient attrition from obesity treatment. Dr. Hampl was the chair of the writing committee for the AAP’s clinical practice guideline on childhood obesity.

Dr. Hampl has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Hampl can be reached at or 816-234-9231.   

Product Type
On Demand

Pediatric Obesity: Treatment, Advocacy & Bias

Total Credits: 2 including 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 2 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
Adolescent |  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Depression |  Diabetes |  Family Medicine |  Genetics |  Hypertension |  Lifestyle Medicine |  Nutrition |  Obesity |  Pediatric Medicine |  Primary Care |  Sleep Apnea |  Surgery
Amy Beck, PhD |  Sarah Hampl, MD
1 Hour 56 Minutes
Short Description:
This presentation will cover guidelines for the care of children and teens with obesity, related advocacy initiatives, and weight bias and its impact on clinical care.

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