Wellness Programs

CU Lose Weight 

Dr. Nicholas Pennings is a board certified obesity medicine specialist who works with primary care providers in managing the weight and dietary aspects of the patient’s health. We also offer health coaching and diabetes education to provide patients with comprehensive obesity treatment.

We have extensive experience caring for those struggling with weight.  We provide an individualized weight loss plan, education and coaching to help patients reach their goals for living their healthiest life.

For more information about CU Lose Weight and other healthy living initiatives sponsored by the Campbell University Health Center, visit us on Facebook.


Diabetes Community Health Project

Patients with diabetes or pre-diabetes are encouraged to join the diabetes counseling program on campus, managed by Dr. Katie Trotta, PharmD and other clinical pharmacy faculty. The program provides diabetes education and counseling on medications, diet, exercise, checking blood sugar, and other important lifestyle modifications for patients with diabetes.

Faculty, staff, students, and community patients are invited to join this free program. Patients with Campbell University’s health insurance plan may receive their medications at a discounted co-payment if regularly attending the program.

For more information about our Diabetes Support Group and other healthy living initiatives sponsored by the Campbell University Health Center, visit us on Facebook.

For more information or to book an appointment, contact Dr. Katie Trotta trotta@campbell.edu.

Additional Wellness Programs

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Optavia Wellness
  • ADA Accredited Diabetes Education Program


Obesity Medicine

Programs Include:

  • Overall health assessment
  • Diet & activity assessment
  • Evaluation of metabolic causes of weight gain
  • Evaluation of health risks associated with unhealthy body weight
  • Medication review
  • Treatment with weight loss medication where appropriate
  • Individual weight-loss plan
  • Metabolic analysis
  • Body composition analysis

Schedule an Appointment

Call our appointment desk at (910) 893-1562 to learn more about our primary care services or to schedule an appointment with a family medicine provider.

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Nicholas Pennings, DO

Healthcare Provider
Obesity and Weight Management Medicine, Family Medicine (Diabetes, Smoking Cessation)

Leigh Byrd, PA-C

Healthcare Provider
Family Medicine, Obesity and Weight Loss Medicine, Pain Medicine