Integrated Health Keynote Speaker
Carel Le Roux, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD
Presenting as a part of the ASMBS Integrated Health Program
Authority on Appetite’s Role in Obesity and Diabetes
Chair of Pathology and Chair of Experimental Pathology
Diabetes Complications Research Centre, University College Dublin
Professor Carel le Roux graduated from medical school in Pretoria South Africa, completed his Senior House Officer training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, his Specialist Registrar training in metabolic medicine at the Hammersmith Hospitals and his PhD at Imperial College London. He was appointed as Senior Lecturer and later promoted to Reader at Imperial. He started his role as Chair of Pathology at University College Dublin in 2012 where he now works within the Diabetes Complications Research Centre. He previously received a President of Ireland Young Researcher Award, Clinician Scientist Award from the National Institute Health Research in the UK, a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship and an Anglo American Open Scholarship. Dr. le Roux is recognized for his work in the role of appetite and metabolism in obesity and diabetes.
Christine C. Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN
Integrated Health Executive Council President
Christine Bauer is the Clinical Director of University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital Bariatric Surgery Program. She is a 1974 graduate of Catholic University of America, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. In 1997 she received a Master’s Degree in Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Health Promotion and Illness Prevention. In 2014 she received the Nurse Leadership Award for University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health.
Active in professional associations, she has been a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery since 2001. She currently serves as the Society’s Integrated Health President and is an active member of the committee for RN Certification in Bariatric Nursing. Chris has lectured regionally and been published in the Journal of Wound Ostomy Nursing.