2014 CMHC - Chairpersons & Distinguished Faculty

Chairpersons

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research
  • Chief, Section of Cardiology
  • Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
  • Houston, TX

George L. Bakris, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Robert H. Eckel, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Division of Cardiology
  • Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
  • Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis
  • Director, T32 in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
  • University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Director, Lipid Clinic, University Hospital
  • Aurora, CO

Jay S. Skyler, MD

  • Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, & Psychology
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Deputy Director for Clinical & Academic Programs
  • Diabetes Research Institute
  • Miami, FL

Distinguished Faculty

Catherine David Ahmed, MD

  • FH Advocate and Director of Outreach
  • The FH Foundation

Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Associate Chief of Cardiology
  • Director, Cardiovascular Research
  • Intermountain Heart Institute
  • Intermountain Medical Center

Caroline M. Apovian, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

Jamy D. Ard, MD

  • Assoc. Professor, Div of Public Health Sciences
  • Dept. of Epidemiology & Prevention
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Weight Management Center
  • Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss Program
  • Wake Forest Baptist Health

Suzanne V. Arnold, MD, MHA

  • Clinical Scholar and Cardiologist
  • Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Department of Biomedica & Health Informatics
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City

Louis J. Aronne, MD

  • Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research
  • Medical Director
  • Center for Weight Management
    & Metabolic Clinical Research
  • Weill-Cornell Medical College

Seth J. Baum, MD

  • Medical Director, Women's Preventive Cardiology
  • Christine E. Lynn Women's Health & Wellness Institute
  • Boca Raton Regional Hospital
  • Voluntary Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Miller School of Medicine
  • University of Miami
  • Boca Raton, FL

Harold E. Bays, MD

  • Medical Director/President
  • Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis
  • Research Center, Inc.
  • Louisville, KY

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Executive Director
  • Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center
  • Boston, MA

Lawrence Blonde, MD

  • Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, FACE
  • Director, Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit
  • Frank Riddick Diabetes Institute
  • Department of Endocrinology
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • New Orleans, LA

George A. Bray, MD

  • Boyd Professor
  • Chief, Division of Clinical Obesity and Metabolism
  • Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Eliot A. Brinton, MD

  • Director, Atherometabolic Research
  • Utah Foundation for Biomedical Research

Rebecca J. Brown, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Investigator
  • National Institute of Diabetes
    and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • National Institutes of Health

John B. Buse, MD, PhD

  • Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor
  • Chief, Division of Endocrinology
  • Director, Diabetes Care Center
  • Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Chapel Hill, NC

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Div. of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • A. C. Mullins Chair in Translational Research
  • Director, General Clinical Research Center
  • Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Memphis, TN

Edward R. Damiano, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Boston University

Michael H. Davidson, MD

  • Clinical Professor
  • Director of the Lipid Clinic
  • The University of Chicago
  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Honey E. East, MD

  • Endocrinologist
  • Premier Medical Group of Mississippi

Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH

  • Director, Preventive Cardiology Program
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • National Forum For Heart
  • Disease and Stroke Prevention
  • New Orleans, LA

JoAnne M. Foody, MD

  • Medical Director
  • Cardiovascular Wellness Program
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Associate Professor
  • Harvard Medical School

Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE

  • Associate Research Scientist
  • Department of Learning Health Sciences
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Ann Arbor, MI

Abhimanyu Garg, MD

  • Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Thomas D. Giles, MD

  • Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Tulane University School of Medicine

Robert A. Harrington, MD

  • Arthur L. Bloomfield Professor of Medicine
  • Chairman of the Department of Medicine
    Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA

Terry A. Jacobson, MD

  • President, National Lipid Association
  • Professor of Medicine, Emory University Director
  • Office of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
  • Co-Director, Lipid & CV Risk Reduction Program
  • Grady Health Systems
  • Atlanta, GA

Michael D. Jensen, MD

  • Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Professor
  • in Honor of Dr. Robert L. Frye
  • Mayo College of Medicine
  • Director, Dept. of Medicine
  • Obesity Treatment Research Program
  • Mayo Clinic

C. Ronald Kahn, MD

  • Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief Academic Officer
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Boston, MA

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Institute
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Sekar Kathiresan, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Preventive Cardiology
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

William E. Kraus, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Duke University School of Medicine

Peter Libby, MD

  • Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Cardiovascular Specialist
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Colleen M. Majewski, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
  • The University of Chicago Medicine
  • Endocrinologist
  • Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine

Michael Miller, MD

  • Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Baltimore, MD

Mark E. Molitch, MD

  • Martha Leland Sherwin Professor of Endocrinology
  • Div. of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine
  • Northwestern Univ. Feinberg School of Medicine

Patrick M. Moriarty, MD

  • Director, Atherosclerosis/LDL-Apheresis Center
  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Kansas City, KS

Pamela B. Morris, MD

  • Director, Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program
  • Co-Director, Women's Heart Care
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Charleston, SC

Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH

  • Dean
  • Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy
  • Tufts University

Sunder Mudaliar, MD

  • Staff Physician
  • VA San Diego Healthcare System
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • University of California, San Diego

Elif A. Oral, MD

  • Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Director, Post-Bariatric Surgery Clinic
  • Medical Director
  • Univ. of Michigan Hospital & Health Systems
  • Bariatric Surgery Program

Aldo J. Peixoto, MD

  • Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Associate Chair for Ambulatory Operations and Quality
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology
  • Director, Yale Hypertension Center

Richard E. Pratley, MD

  • Director, Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute
  • Senior Scientist, Translational Research Institute
    for Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Winter Park, FL

Scott Radabaugh

  • FH Advocate
  • The FH Foundation

Daniel M. Riche, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Clinic Coordinator, Cardiometabolic Clinic

Paul M. Ridker, MD

  • Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director
  • Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine

Francesco Rubino, MD

  • Professor and Chair
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • King's College
  • London, UK

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH

  • Chairman, TIMI Study Group
  • Lewis Dexter, MD Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Sidney C. Smith, MD

  • Professor of Medicine and Director
  • Center for Cardiovascular Science and Medicine
  • The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

Virend K. Somers, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundatio

Laurence S. Sperling, MD

  • Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Director, The Center for Heart Disease Prevention
  • Emory University School of Medicine

P. Gabriel Steg, MD

  • Professor, Cardiology Department
  • Paris Diderot University
  • Director, Coronary Care Unit
  • Hospital Bichat-Claude Bernard
  • Paris, France

Evan A. Stein, MD, PhD

  • Director Emeritus
  • Metabolic & Atherosclerosis Research Center

Neil J. Stone, MD

  • Bonow Professor of Medicine
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Univ.
  • Suzanne and Milton Davidson Distinguished Physician
  • Medical Director
  • Vascular Ctr. of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Peter H. Stone, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Co-Director, Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit
  • Director, Clinical Trials Center
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Andra Stratton

  • Co-Founder and President
  • Lipodystrophy United

Joshua Thaler, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Div. of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition
  • University of Washington Department of Medicine

Peter J. Turnbaugh, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • G.W. Hooper Research Foundation
  • Medical Director
  • Vascular Ctr. of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • San Francisco, CA

James A. Underberg, MD

  • Lipidology & Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • NYU Medical School & NYU Center for CV Prevention
  • Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
  • President-Elect National Lipid Association
  • New York, NY

Kris Vijay, MD

  • Scottsdale Cardiovascular Center
  • Scottsdale, Arizona

Thomas A. Wadden, PhD

  • Professor of Psychology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Perelman School of Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Director, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders

Michael A. Weber, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine

Matthew R. Weir, MD

  • Professor and Director
  • Division of Nephrology
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Baltimore, MD

Howard A. Wolpert, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Physician
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Boston, MA

Faculty - 2014 - Thursday Breakfast A

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research
  • Chief, Section of Cardiology
  • Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
  • Houston, TX

Harold E. Bays, MD

  • Medical Director/President
  • Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis
  • Research Center, Inc.
  • Louisville, KY

Eliot A. Brinton, MD

  • Director, Atherometabolic Research
  • Utah Foundation for Biomedical Research

Faculty - 2014 - Thursday Breakfast B

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • National Forum For Heart
  • Disease and Stroke Prevention
  • New Orleans, LA

JoAnne M. Foody, MD

  • Medical Director
  • Cardiovascular Wellness Program
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Associate Professor
  • Harvard Medical School

Laurence S. Sperling, MD

  • Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Director, The Center for Heart Disease Prevention
  • Emory University School of Medicine

Kris Vijay, MD

  • Scottsdale Cardiovascular Center
  • Scottsdale, Arizona

Faculty - 2014 - Thursday Lunch A

Jamy D. Ard, MD

  • Assoc. Professor, Div of Public Health Sciences
  • Dept. of Epidemiology & Prevention
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Weight Management Center
  • Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss Program
  • Wake Forest Baptist Health

George A. Bray, MD

  • Boyd Professor
  • Chief, Division of Clinical Obesity and Metabolism
  • Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Robert H. Eckel, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Division of Cardiology
  • Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
  • Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis
  • Director, T32 in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
  • University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Director, Lipid Clinic, University Hospital
  • Aurora, CO

Michael D. Jensen, MD

  • Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Professor
  • in Honor of Dr. Robert L. Frye
  • Mayo College of Medicine
  • Director, Dept. of Medicine
  • Obesity Treatment Research Program
  • Mayo Clinic

Faculty - 2014 - Thursday Lunch B

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Executive Director
  • Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center
  • Boston, MA

Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Associate Chief of Cardiology
  • Director, Cardiovascular Research
  • Intermountain Heart Institute
  • Intermountain Medical Center

Robert A. Harrington, MD

  • Arthur L. Bloomfield Professor of Medicine
  • Chairman of the Department of Medicine
    Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA

P. Gabriel Steg, MD

  • Professor, Cardiology Department
  • Paris Diderot University
  • Director, Coronary Care Unit
  • Hospital Bichat-Claude Bernard
  • Paris, France

Faculty - 2014 - Thursday Lunch C

Terry A. Jacobson, MD

  • President, National Lipid Association
  • Professor of Medicine, Emory University Director
  • Office of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
  • Co-Director, Lipid & CV Risk Reduction Program
  • Grady Health Systems
  • Atlanta, GA

Eliot A. Brinton, MD

  • Director, Atherometabolic Research
  • Utah Foundation for Biomedical Research

Sekar Kathiresan, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Preventive Cardiology
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Evan A. Stein, MD, PhD

  • Director Emeritus
  • Metabolic & Atherosclerosis Research Center

Faculty - 2014 - Thursday Dinner A

Catherine David Ahmed, MD

  • FH Advocate and Director of Outreach
  • The FH Foundation

Seth J. Baum, MD

  • Medical Director, Women's Preventive Cardiology
  • Christine E. Lynn Women's Health & Wellness Institute
  • Boca Raton Regional Hospital
  • Voluntary Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Miller School of Medicine
  • University of Miami
  • Boca Raton, FL

Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH

  • Director, Preventive Cardiology Program
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School

Patrick M. Moriarty, MD

  • Director, Atherosclerosis/LDL-Apheresis Center
  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Kansas City, KS

Pamela B. Morris, MD

  • Director, Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program
  • Co-Director, Women's Heart Care
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Charleston, SC

Scott Radabaugh

  • FH Advocate
  • The FH Foundation

Faculty - 2014 - Thursday Dinner B

Mark E. Molitch, MD

  • Martha Leland Sherwin Professor of Endocrinology
  • Div. of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine
  • Northwestern Univ. Feinberg School of Medicine

Sunder Mudaliar, MD

  • Staff Physician
  • VA San Diego Healthcare System
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • University of California, San Diego

Richard E. Pratley, MD

  • Director, Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute
  • Senior Scientist, Translational Research Institute
    for Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Winter Park, FL

George L. Bakris, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Breakfast A

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • National Forum For Heart
  • Disease and Stroke Prevention
  • New Orleans, LA

Thomas D. Giles, MD

  • Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Tulane University School of Medicine

Michael A. Weber, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine

George L. Bakris, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Breakfast B

John B. Buse, MD, PhD

  • Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor
  • Chief, Division of Endocrinology
  • Director, Diabetes Care Center
  • Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Chapel Hill, NC

Richard E. Pratley, MD

  • Director, Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute
  • Senior Scientist, Translational Research Institute
    for Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Winter Park, FL

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Div. of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • A. C. Mullins Chair in Translational Research
  • Director, General Clinical Research Center
  • Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Memphis, TN

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Breakfast C

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research
  • Chief, Section of Cardiology
  • Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
  • Houston, TX

Michael H. Davidson, MD

  • Clinical Professor
  • Director of the Lipid Clinic
  • The University of Chicago
  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH

  • Chairman, TIMI Study Group
  • Lewis Dexter, MD Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

James A. Underberg, MD

  • Lipidology & Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • NYU Medical School & NYU Center for CV Prevention
  • Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
  • President-Elect National Lipid Association
  • New York, NY

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Lunch A

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research
  • Chief, Section of Cardiology
  • Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
  • Houston, TX

Terry A. Jacobson, MD

  • President, National Lipid Association
  • Professor of Medicine, Emory University Director
  • Office of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
  • Co-Director, Lipid & CV Risk Reduction Program
  • Grady Health Systems
  • Atlanta, GA

Michael Miller, MD

  • Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Baltimore, MD

Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH

  • Dean
  • Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy
  • Tufts University

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Lunch B

Caroline M. Apovian, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

Louis J. Aronne, MD

  • Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research
  • Medical Director
  • Center for Weight Management
    & Metabolic Clinical Research
  • Weill-Cornell Medical College

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Institute
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Joshua Thaler, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Div. of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition
  • University of Washington Department of Medicine

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Lunch C

Suzanne V. Arnold, MD, MHA

  • Clinical Scholar and Cardiologist
  • Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Department of Biomedica & Health Informatics
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Executive Director
  • Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center
  • Boston, MA

JoAnne M. Foody, MD

  • Medical Director
  • Cardiovascular Wellness Program
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Associate Professor
  • Harvard Medical School

Peter H. Stone, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Co-Director, Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit
  • Director, Clinical Trials Center
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Dinner A

Abhimanyu Garg, MD

  • Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Rebecca J. Brown, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Investigator
  • National Institute of Diabetes
    and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • National Institutes of Health

Elif A. Oral, MD

  • Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Director, Post-Bariatric Surgery Clinic
  • Medical Director
  • Univ. of Michigan Hospital & Health Systems
  • Bariatric Surgery Program

Andra Stratton

  • Co-Founder and President
  • Lipodystrophy United

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Dinner A

Lawrence Blonde, MD

  • Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, FACE
  • Director, Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit
  • Frank Riddick Diabetes Institute
  • Department of Endocrinology
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • New Orleans, LA

Honey E. East, MD

  • Endocrinologist
  • Premier Medical Group of Mississippi

Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE

  • Associate Research Scientist
  • Department of Learning Health Sciences
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Ann Arbor, MI

Daniel M. Riche, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Clinic Coordinator, Cardiometabolic Clinic

Faculty - 2014 - Friday Dinner A

Louis J. Aronne, MD

  • Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research
  • Medical Director
  • Center for Weight Management
    & Metabolic Clinical Research
  • Weill-Cornell Medical College

Caroline M. Apovian, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

Harold E. Bays, MD

  • Medical Director/President
  • Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis
  • Research Center, Inc.
  • Louisville, KY

Thomas A. Wadden, PhD

  • Professor of Psychology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Perelman School of Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Director, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders