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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

Deborah Kurrasch

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics · University of Calgary

Kurrasch’s research is focused on genetic programs that govern hypothalamic development using both mice and zebrafish as model organisms.

Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Pharmacology Neuroscience Genetics

Diane Berry, Ph.D., ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Berry's expertise is in developing community-based nutrition and exercise education and cognitive theory-based interventions.

Obesity Type 2 Diabetes Gestational Diabetes Milletus Community-Based Research Chronic Conditions

Jonathan McGavock

Associate Professor and CIHR Applied Health Chair · Diabetes Canada

Dr. McGavock’s research program is focused the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in youth

Prevention & Management of Type 2 Diabetes Human Physiology Improving Metabolic Control Prevention of Obesity Diabetes in Aboriginal Populations

Shazhan Amed

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Shazhan Amed is a pediatric doctor at the BC Children's Hospital and Associate Editor at the Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Diabetes Pediatrics Obesity Chronic Disease Prevention Chronic Illness in Children

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on long-term weight loss.

Weight Loss Maintenance Behavioral Weight Management Obesity Social Support

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