Dr. Wendy Scinta is actively involved in the community and is currently partnered with Knockout Obesity to reduce adult and childhood obesity in New York City! Focusing on one child, one family, and then one community, Wendy’s strategy is key to helping our country lose weight and get healthy!
Knockout Obesity was founded by Brooklyn restauranteur Dimitrios Verteouris, who lost 82lbs in three months using boxing, coupled with a lifestyle change in eating habit. Last summer, Knockout Obesity hosted a pilot program at The Boys’ Club of New York, in which Dimitrios engaged young boys with the help
The program is soon to expand its impact to community centers all across Brooklyn, and was just the recipient of a $25,000 donation from World Champ boxer, Paulie Malignaggi. In conjunction with Knockout Obesity, Dr. Wendy Scinta will be visiting local centers and schools to help educate and share the BOUNCE® program to youth, families, educators and community leaders!
In addition to local outreach, Dr. Wendy also enjoys participating in a variety of speaking engagements, including a visit to the Diabetes EXPO hosted by the American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Wendy is currently collaborating with the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association and American Cancer Society to host future workshops throughout NYC and New York State that will educate patients and clinicians, and provide the tools needed to succeed in the fight against obesity!