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Dr. Philip Schauer, Penningtion Biomedical Research Center (2020)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-06-17

Duration: 00:33:56

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Pennington Biomedical Research Center | Health | Obesity | Diabetes


  • Schauer, Philip Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Dr. Philip Schauer before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on June 17, 2020. Dr. Schauer is the director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. He discusses: Pennington’s work in researching obesity and diabetes; their expansion into treating obesity and diabetes through the new Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; their partnership with Our Lady of the Lake; metabolic surgery options; and their new research opportunities. He also answers questions from the audience.