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Faculty

Summit Directors

Phillip J. Brantley, PhD, FTOS
John S. McIlhenny Professor in Nutrition
Associate Executive Director for Scientific Education
Pennington Biomedical Research Center-LSU
Baton Rouge, LA

Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Chair, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc, FTOS
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD, MA
Director, Enterprise Weight Management Center
Vice Chair for Psychology
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

John P. Kirwan, MSc, PhD, FACSM
George A Bray, Jr. Super Chair in Nutrition
Executive Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center-LSU
Baton Rouge, LA

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Cleveland, OH

Planning Committee

Hope Barkoukis, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND
Chair, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine
Faculty Lead, Mandel Wellness Pathway, School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Phillip J. Brantley, PhD, FTOS
John S. McIlhenny Professor in Nutrition
Associate Executive
Director for Scientific Education
Pennington Biomedical Research Center-LSU
Baton Rouge, LA

Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Chair, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc, FTOS
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Derrick Cetin, DO
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Betul Hatipoglu, MD
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Roy Kim, MD, MPH
Cleveland Clinic Children’s Pediatric Institute
Cleveland, OH

John P. Kirwan, MSc, PhD, FACSM
George A Bray, Jr. Super Chair in Nutrition
Executive Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center-LSU
Baton Rouge, LA

Ellen S. Rome, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Head, Center for Adolescent Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Cleveland, OH

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Wilson Tang, MD
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Guest Faculty

Caroline Apovian, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Nutrition and Weight Management Center
Director, Nutrition and Support Service
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Ann Crile Esselstyn, MEd
CoAuthor, The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook
Cleveland, OH

Jane Esselstyn, RN
CoAuthor, The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook
Cleveland, OH

John E. Hall, PhD
Arthur C. Guyton Professor and Chair
Director, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Scott Kahan, MD, MPH
Director, National Center for Weight and Wellness
Medical Director, Strategies To Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance
George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
Chair, Clinical Committee, The Obesity Society
Washington, DC

Randy J. Seeley, PhD
Henry King Ransom Endowed Professor of Surgery School of Public Health
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Jeff Volek, PhD, RD
Professor
Department of Human Sciences
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Ali Aminian, MD
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Derrick Cetin, DO
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

Ricard Corcelles, MD
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

David B. Creel, PhD, RD
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Carolyn Fisher, PhD
Center for Behavioral Health
Neurological Institute

Anny Ha, MS, RD
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute

Kasey Goodpaster, PhD
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Sangeeta Kashyap, MD
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute

Matthew Kroh, MD
Chair
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Steven Nissen, MD
Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute

Kevin M. Pantalone, DO, ECNU, CCD, FACE
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute

Ninoska Peterson, PhD
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

John Rodriguez, MD
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Ellen S. Rome, MD, MPH
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Vaishal Shah, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Lauren Sullivan, RD
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

Wilson Tang, MD
Heart and Vascular Institute

Pennington Biomedical Research Center Faculty

Hans-Rudolf Berthoud, PhD, FTOS
George H. Bray Professor and Director
Neurobiology and Nutrition

Owen Carmichael, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of Biomedical Imaging

Catherine Champagne, PhD, RDN, FTOS
Professor and Director
Dietary Assessment and Food Analysis

Michael Cook, MD
Adjunct Faculty and Assistant Professor Clinical Surgery
University Medical Center

Kishore Gadde, MD, FTOS
Fairfax Foster Baily Chair
Heart Disease Prevention

Stewart Gordon, MD
Adjunct Professor
Chief Medical Officer
Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Frank Greenway, MD, FTOS
Professor
Chief Medical Officer

Steven Heymsfield, MD, FTOS
President, The Obesity Society
Professor and Director, Metabolism and Body Composition

Daniel Hsia, MD
Associate Professor
Clinical Trials

Neil Johannsen, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Robert and Patricia Hines Professor
Louisiana State University Kinesiology

Peter Katzmarzyk, PhD, FTOS
Marie Edana Corcoran Chair
Associate Executive Director, Population and Public Health Sciences

Corby Martin, PhD, FTOS
Professor and Director
Ingestive Behavior Laboratory

Renee Puyau, RD, LDN
Director, Metabolic Kitchen

Eric Ravussin, PhD, FTOS
Boyd Professor and Gordon Chair
Associate Executive Director for Clinical Science

Leanne Redman, MS, PhD, FTOS
Professor
Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Women’s Health

 

This program has been endorsed by Capital Area Medical Society, International Bariatric Club, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Louisiana Primary Care Association, Louisiana Rural Health Association, and The Obesity Society.