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

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

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

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

Dr. Oyinlola Oyebode

Associate Professor, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick

Oyinlola Oyebode researches non-communicable diseases, nutrition, obesity, cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, and mental illness.

Physical Activity Nutrition Alcohol Non-Communicable Diseases Epidemiology

James Lenhard, Jr., M.D., FACE, FACEP

Medical Director · ChristianaCare

Dr. James Lenhard is medical director of ChristianaCare's Metabolic Health Services.

Autonomic Dysfunction Diabetes & Stabilizing Blood Sugar Internal Medicine Thyroid Conditions Endocrinology

Bruce Verchere

Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine · Diabetes Canada

Specializes in childhood diabetes research

Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pescatello specializes in exercise prescription for health benefit

Complementary and Alternative Exercise Obesity Blood Pressure Exercise Prescription Physical Activity