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  • Nadia N. Ahmad, MD, MPH

    Diplomate ABOM
    Senior Medical Advisor
    Eli Lilly and Company

  • Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH

    Founding Director, Center for Obesity Medicine
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Mohini Aras, MD

    Obesity Medicine Fellow
    Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Jamy D. Ard, MD

    Associate Professor
    Co-director, Weight Management Center
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

  • Louis J. Aronne, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, Comprehensive Weight Control Program
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
    Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research 
    Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Joseph Brancale, AB

    MD/PhD Candidate
    Yale University School of Medicine

  • W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, Obesity Medicine
    Cleveland Clinic

  • Claudia K. Fox, MD, MPH

    Diplomate ABOM
    Co-Director, Obesity Medicine Fellowship Program
    Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine
    Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    University of Minnesota Medical School

  • Kevin Hall, PhD

    Section Chief, Integrative Physiology
    Laboratory of Biological Modeling
    National Institutes of Health

  • Steven B. Heymsfield, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    George A. Bray, Jr. Chair in Nutrition
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Immediate Past President, The Obesity Society

  • John Jakicic, PhD

    Director, Healthy Lifestyle Institute
    Director, Physical Activity & Weight Management Research Center
    Distinguished Professor of Health and Human Development
    University of Pittsburgh

  • Ania M. Jastreboff, MD, PhD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Yale University School of Medicine

  • Scott Kahan, MD, MPH

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, National Center for Weight and Wellness
    Medical Director, STOP Obesity Alliance
    George Washington University

  • Aaron Kelly, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    University of Minnesota Medical School

  • Rekha B. Kumar, MD, MS

    Diplomate ABOM
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical Director, American Board of Obesity Medicine

  • Sriram Machineni, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, Medical Weight Clinic
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine

  • Jonathan Q. Purnell, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Associate Director, Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness
    Professor of Medicine
    Oregon Health Sciences University

  • Kenneth Resnicow, PhD

    Irwin Rosenstock Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
    University of Michigan School of Public Health

  • Richard I. Rothstein, MD

    Chair, Department of Medicine
    Joseph M. Huber Professor
    Geisel School of Medicine
    Dartmouth College

  • Donna H. Ryan, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Professor Emeritus
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center

  • Katherine H. Saunders, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Gitanjali Srivastava, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition Fellowship
    Boston Medical Center
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Boston University School of Medicine 

  • Mohamad Tarazi, MD

    Obesity Medicine Fellow
    Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Wayne L. Westcott, PhD

    Director of Exercise Science
    Quincy College

Harvard Medical School Faculty

  • Caroline M. Apovian, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Co-Director, Center for Weight Management and Wellness
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital

  • Fateh Bazerbachi, MD

    Assistant in Medicine
    Division of Gastroenterology
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Sanjiv Chopra, MBBS

    James Tullis Firm Chief, Department of Medicine
    Senior Consultant in Hepatology
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Paul M. Copeland, MD, MPhil

    Diplomate ABOM
    Physician, MGH Weight Center
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Wesley Dutton, MD

    Obesity Medicine Fellow
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Harvard Medical School

  • Angela Fitch, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Associate Director
    MGH Weight Center
    Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Mark J. Gorman, PhD

    Instructor in Psychology
    Harvard Medical School

  • Pichamol Jirapinyo, MD, MPH

    Associate Director of Bariatric Endoscopy
    Director of Bariatric Endoscopy Fellowship
    Instructor in Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrition Institute
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Immediate Past President, The Obesity Society

  • Sonali Malhotra, MD

    Pediatric Endocrinologist
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

  • James E. Mojica, MD

    Director, Spaulding Sleep Center
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Edward M. Phillips, MD

    Director, Outpatient Medical Services
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
    Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Harvard Medical School

  • Jorge Plutzky, MD

    Director, The Vascular Disease Program
    Director, Preventative Cardiology
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Agostina M. Santoro-Schulte, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Harvard Medical School

  • Philip J. Saylor, MD

    Assistant in Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

    Director, Medical Chronobiology Program
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

    Diplomate ABOM
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

  • Thomas W. Storer, PhD

    Director, Exercise Physiology Laboratory
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Visiting Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Ali Tavakkoli, MB BS

    Chief, Division of General and GI Surgery
    Co-Director, Center for Weight Management and Wellness
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Harvard Medical School