Research & Practice

Weight Bias in Clinical Care: Assessment of an Interprofessional Session for Health Sciences Students

This study assesses the impact of an educational session on weight stigma among health profession students. The results of a pre- and post-session survey suggest a change in the level of empathy and awareness as it relates to body weight and health, and an understanding that body weight is not an appropriate indicator of health.

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Project Type(s): Master's Thesis

Author(s): Diana Aguilera

Program(s): Master of Science, RDN Training

Year: 2021