Dr. Dana Schroeder
Ph.D., MSN, NP, PHN, RN, CBN
About the instructor
Partner in BSCI, CEO of Dr. Dana Weight Wellness,Co-Founder of Bariatric University, and Managing Partner in Bariatric Wisdom. Dana is a Partner with Kal Equity Capital Fund II, an Angel VC Fund that has funded many start-ups. In one company Dana served as VP of Sales for several years before pursuing other ventures. She is also an Nurse Practitioner with a Phd focus in Life Coaching and Human Development. She has 30 plus years in the Health Care/Management and sales support of Durable Medical Equipment. She is a Bariatric Coordinator for HCA and Bariatric Nurse Researcher at Stanford in the BMI clinic.
As a Weight Loss Surgery (WLS) patient since 2001 she has become involved with development of aftercare programs as an independent contractor, contracting with several local hospitals to provide services in the area of Bariatrics. As a Life and Health Coach, Dana facilitates numerous WLS support groups, teaches seminars and classes related to Life, Health and Financial Success Strategies. She is currently writing books on the topics of WLS and Success Strategies to find Balance and Joy in everyday living.
Aug. 2016 MSN-NP Adult Gero CASE Western University, PhD IUPS Dec. 2015, Nursing Care of the Bariatric Patient-March 2006 International Life Coach Training- Life Coach-2006 American Society of Bariatric Surgeons (ASBS)- Associate Member May 2005 (ASBS)-Advanced Bariatric Life Support Oct. 2005 Bariatric Support Centers International-Certified Support Group Leader June 2005 The Chopra Center for Well Being: Synchro Destiny- Creating your own Miracles-2004 Silicon Valley Executive Business Program-2004 Get The Edge/Personal Power-Tony Robbins-2004 University of San Francisco- MSN-MBA candidate 1986-1989 San Jose State University- BSN, 1984 Ohlone College-AS, RN 1978 Ohlone College-AA 1978
Adler, S. PsyD, Schroeder, D. RN, CBN, Safer, D. MD et al. “Weight Re-gain Post-Bariatric Surgery: Patient Insights”, Stanford University 2011.
Lindsey Voller BA, Kaci Dudley MD, Rachel Dwinal BA, Wes Turner, Dana Schroeder RN, John Morton MD MPH FACS FASMBS “Efficacy of a Peer Coaching Model in Improving Bariatric Surgery Outcomes” Stanford University 2015