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  • Nadia N. Ahmad, MD, MPH

    Diplomate ABOM
    Medical Director
    Obesity Medicine Institute
    Dubai, UAE

  • Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH

    Founding Director, Center for Obesity Medicine
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Caroline M. Apovian, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, Center for Nutrition and Weight Management
    Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Boston University School of Medicine
    President, The Obesity Society

  • 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
    Weill Cornell Medical College

  • W. Scott Butsch, MD, MS

    Diplomate ABOM
    Director, Obesity Medicine
    Cleveland Clinic

  • Eran Elinav, PhD

    Primary Investigator, Immunology
    Weizmann Institute of Science
    Rehovot, Israel
    Research Scholar
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

  • Claudia K. Fox, MD, MPH

    Diplomate ABOM
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine

  • Steven B. Heymsfield, MD

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

  • 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

  • Robert F. Kushner, MD, MS

    Diplomate ABOM
    Professor of Medicine
    Feinberg School of Medicine
    Northwestern University 

  • Sriram Machineni, MD

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

  • Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, MD

    Scientific Director, NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre
    Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine
    University of Cambridge

  • 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 M. Ryan, MD

    Diplomate ABOM
    Professor Emeritus
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center

  • Gitanjali Srivastava, MD

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

  • Thomas A. Wadden, PhD

    Director, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders
    Albert J. Stunkard Professor of Psychology
    Perelman School of Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania

  • Wayne L. Westcott, PhD

    Director of Exercise Science
    Quincy College

  • Michele Yuen, MBBS

    Director of Weight and Wellness Centre
    Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital
    Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor
    The University of Hong Kong

Harvard Medical School Faculty

  • 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

  • Mark J. Gorman, PhD

    Instructor in Psychology
    Harvard Medical School

  • Steven K. Grinspoon, MD

    Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center
    Professor of 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
    Vice President, The Obesity Society

  • Sekar Kathiresan, MD, PhD

    Director, Center for Genomic Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Suzanne J. Koven, MD

    Primary Care Physician
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Sonali Malhotra, MD

    Pediatric Endocrinologist
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Instructor in Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

  • Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD

    Chief, Division of Endocrinology
    Boston VA Healthcare System
    Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • James E. Mojica, MD

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

  • Mary Elizabeth Patti, MD

    Director, Hypoglycemia Clinic
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Associate Professor of 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

  • M. Agostina Santoro, 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
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

  • Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

    Diplomate ABOM
    Instructor in 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, MBBS

    Co-Director, Center for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Harvard Medical School