Barry Popkin, Ph.D.

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

Professor Paul Gately

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

Diane Finegood

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

Dr. Thomas Barber

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

Deborah Cohen

Senior Natural Scientist · RAND Corporation

Senior Natural Scientist at RAND Corporation and Professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School

Food Obesity Public Health Diet Exercise

Michael Vallis

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

Rebecca Shenkman

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

Sean Wharton

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

David C.W. Lau

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

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

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

Penny Gordon-Larsen, Ph.D.

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

Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Rabasa-Lhoret is an Associate Editor at Diabetes Canada.

Diabetes Endocrinology Medical Nutrition Metabolism Artificial Pancreas

Lisa Diewald

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

Dr James Brown

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

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

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

Cheryl Woods Giscombe, Ph.D., R.N., PMHNP-BC

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

Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D.

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

Martha Belury

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)

Charles Emery

Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in aging and adult development

Cardiopulmonary endurance Cognitive functioning Psychological well-being

Dr Claire Farrow

Professor and Director of Applied Health Research Group · Aston University

Dr. Claire Farrow's interests concern the factors influencing eating behaviour and weight gain or loss, particularly in children.

Observational Research Child Obesity Child Eating Behaviour Fussy Eating Digital Health Interventions