Dr. Cate Varney, DO, is board certified in both family medicine and obesity medicine. She has been practicing obesity medicine for 10 years. She is currently serving on the national Obesity Medicine Association advocacy committee. Prior to joining UVA in 2017, she worked at Bon Secours Healthcare System where she created and implemented diabetic group visits in the outpatient setting. Immediately following her residency at Intermoutain HealthCare, she joined the family medicine residency community based attending physician group and served on the Intermountain Care Process model committee that was responsible for creating and implementing evidence based treatment plans for ambulatory clinics. Currently at UVA she and the lead pharmacist at Zion Crossroads location created the first ever physician-pharmacist collaborative agreement program for the management of diabetes.