W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition & Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics · UNC at Chapel Hill
Dr. Barry Popkin is an expert on global nutrition.
Nutrition Noncommunicable Diseases Global Health Obesity in the U.S. Public Health
Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity and Co-Director of the Applied Centre for Obesity Research · Leeds Beckett University
His main research interest is in childhood obesity - and the treatment strategies for obesity across all age ranges.
Eating Disorders Exercise Treatment of Obesity Childhood Obesity Weight Loss
Professor · Simon Fraser University
Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease
Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention
Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick
Thomas Barber researches the impact of human metabolism on development of obesity, and prevention and management of obesity and diabetes.
Obesity Management Human Metabolism Metabolism Endocrinology Obesity
Senior Natural Scientist · RAND Corporation
Senior Natural Scientist at RAND Corporation and Professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School
Food Obesity Public Health Diet Exercise
Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada
Dr. Michael Vallis is actively researching motivation, behavioural change, and adaptation to chronic disease.
Diabetes Gasteroenterology Cardiovascular Disease Obesity Behavioural Change
Director of the MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University
Rebecca Shenkman, MPH, RD, LDN, is an expert in nutrition, weight management, and using food to help prevent and control disease
Weight Management Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Childhood Obesity
Medical Director · Diabetes Canada
Dr. Wharton is an internal medicine specialist who specializes in the areas of obesity and weight management.
Hypertension Obesity Internal Medicine Ethnicity and Medicine Diabetes
Editor in Chief, Canadian Journal of Diabetes · Diabetes Canada
Dr. Lau has chaired the 1998, 2003 and 2008 Diabetes Canada's Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of Diabetes.
Diabetes Endocrinology Metabolism Obesity Lipid Disorders
Professor of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill
Penny Gordon-Larsen’s NIH-funded research portfolio focuses on individual-, household-, and community-level susceptibility to obesity.
Public Health Obesity Epidemiology Statistics Program Evaluation
Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada
Dr. Rabasa-Lhoret is an Associate Editor at Diabetes Canada.
Diabetes Endocrinology Medical Nutrition Metabolism Artificial Pancreas
Program Manager, MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University
Lisa K. Diewald, MS, RD, LDN, is an expert in healthy eating and nutrition education programs for children and adults
Nutrition Counseling Obesity Prevention Nutrition Children Weight Management
Associate Professor in Ageing and Metabolism, ARCHA Director, Associate Dean External Engagament · Aston University
Dr. James Brown is a lecturer in biology and biomedical science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.
Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut
Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization
Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying
Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut
Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention
Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media
Associate Professor, with tenure- Melissa and Harry LeVine Family and Distinguished Associate Professor in Quality of Life, Health Promotion, and Wellness in the School of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill
Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life, Health Promotion and Wellness
Social Health Psychology Nutrition Mental Health Holistic Health
Assistant Professor, Public Health · Baylor University
An expert in Physical Functioning, Obesity and Diabetes, Survey Methodology, and Physical Activity.
Physical Activity Obesity and Diabetes Physical Functioning Survey Methodology
Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut
Professor focused on how variation in taste affects food flavor and food preference, translated to healthier eating to reduce obesity risk.
Community-based Interventions Flavor Smell Nutrition Food Preference
Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University
Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders
Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)
Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University
Clinical psychology expert, specializing in aging and adult development
Cardiopulmonary endurance Cognitive functioning Psychological well-being