Katura C. Bullock, Pharm.D., BCPS


 

 

 

Clinical and patient service-oriented pharmacist with Doctor of Pharmacy degree and two years of residency training. Highly skilled in providing pharmaceutical care in a wide range of patient care settings. Independent and versatile practitioner with in depth knowledge of teaching, research, and practice activities. Currently serving as medication management expert in primary care clinic for patients with chronic diseases. Also drug information resource for medical students, pharmacy students, medical residents, and physicians within family medicine residency program.

Prescription Medications for the Management of Obesity

Obesity has become a public health concern in the United States. Rates of overweight and obese people have been steadily increasing in both adults and children. Recent advances have occurred in treatment modalities for the management of obesity: lifestyle intervention, pharmacotherapy, and weight-loss procedures. Focus will be on the pharmacologic treatments shown to be effective for chronic management of obesity. Participants will learn how to analyze factors and select the most appropriate agent for individual patients.