Pharmacotherapy and Pediatric Obesity

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current pharmacotherapeutic alternatives available to assist with pediatric weight management 
  • Compare and contrast the efficacy and side effect profiles of these agents based on current literature


Dr. Katherine Morrison, MD, FRCP(C)

Co-Director of the Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research

Sarah Schmidt, MN, NP

Paediatric Nurse Practitioner, Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Didactic Materials

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