CMHC Faculty Members

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Caroline M. Apovian

MD, FACP, FTOS, DABOM

Biography: Caroline M. Apovian

MD, FACP, FTOS, DABOM

Credentials

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

About

Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACP, FTOS, DABOM is Co-Director of the new Center for Weight Management and Wellness (CWMW) in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Apovian is a nationally and internationally recognized authority on nutrition and has been in the field of obesity and nutrition since 1990.

Her current research interests are weight change and its effects on adipose tissue metabolism and inflammation, obesity and cardiovascular disease, resolution of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the bariatric surgery population, disparities in the treatment of obesity in underserved populations, and novel pharmacotherapeutic agents for the treatment of obesity. She is also an expert in sampling subcutaneous adipose tissue and muscle tissue in humans and has been studying the relationship between adipose tissue inflammation and obesity for over 15 years.

Dr. Apovian has published over ten books and over 200 peer-reviewed original research and review articles on obesity and nutrition. Dr. Apovian was a member of the expert panel for updating the 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, published in the Circulation and Obesity journals and was the Chair of the Endocrine Society Guidelines for Medical Treatment of Obesity published in the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism in 2015. She is a former Nutrition Consultant for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Dr. Apovian has given over 150 invited lectures nationally and internationally and served as President of The Obesity Society in 2017-2018. She is also currently the Co-Director for the NIH-funded Boston Nutrition and Obesity Research Center.

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