In this episode of the Gaining Health podcast, host Karli Burridge interviews Dr. Florencia Ziemke, founder of Evexia Medical. They discuss the disease of obesity, successful interventions, and Evexia Medical's membership-based comprehensive program for Nutrition and Weight Management. They also discuss Dr. Ziemke's incredible involvement with the Florida Obesity Society, the Florida Medical Board, Obesity Matters, her local Chamber of Commerce, and other organizations to advance the field of obesity medicine, improving access to care, and providing mentorship and support to other women in business.
About Florencia Ziemke, MD, DABOM: Founder and Medical Director for Evexia Medical: with nearly two decades of clinical and research experience in the field of Obesity & Nutrition Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency, clinical nutrition fellowship, and clinical research, in Boston, MA. She has worked at top national centers such as Boston Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with affiliations at Boston University, Tufts Medical School, and Harvard Medical School. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She serves on the Network Advisory Committee of The Obesity Society, Editorial Board of Obesity Pillars, and is a Scientific Medical Associate for Obesity Matters. She lives in Jupiter, FL with her husband and two children. She enjoys outdoor activities, swimming, and creating fun recipes with her family.