Clinical Practice and Obesity Management Sub-Committee

Committee Remit

  • Will produce a written report three times a year for consideration by The Board;
  • Overseeing and coordinating adult COM;
  • Establishing and overseeing a paediatric COM;
  • Best practice award;
  • SCOPE;
  • Providing articles & items for ASO newsletter or inviting ASO members to provide these articles and items;
  • Workshops and case studies;
  • Engagement with patients and patient groups;
  • Campaigning on key issues (e.g. access to services, obesity as a disease)

Committee Members

Professor ALEXANDER MIRAS, Chair

Professor of Endocrinology
Ulster University

Dr Sandra Isibor, Primary Care Lead

GP with special Interest in Obesity
Kent and Medway ICB

Ms Mary O'Kane, Consultations Lead

Honorary Consultant Dietitian
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Dimitris Papamargaritis, COMs Lead

Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology
University of Leicester/ Kettering General Hospital