Primary care physicians, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses
Obesity, diabetes, and weight loss
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
Scott Kahan, MD, MPH is a preventive medicine and obesity medicine physician. He is Director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness and Medical Director for Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (S.T.O.P.) Obesity Alliance, a health policy think-tank and coalition of more than 100 organizations that drive innovative and practical strategies to address obesity.
Dr. Kahan received his undergraduate degree in bioengineering from Columbia University, his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and his residency training and Master’s of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University. He serves on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, George Washington University School of Medicine and School of Public Health, and George Mason University College of Health and Human Services.
He has published 14 books in the fields of medicine, nutrition, and public health. He has advised the White House, US Congress, FDA, CMS, and numerous national, state, and local government and advocacy groups on issues pertaining to obesity, nutrition, and chronic disease prevention. He is a regular contributor to numerous media outlets, including NPR, USA Today, NY Times, CNN, Washington Post, Huffington Post, and others. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Obesity Medicine, Obesity Action Coalition, and Obesity Treatment Foundation. He is a scientific peer reviewer for more than 50 academic journals and research organizations. He has received numerous awards, including the 2017 Clinician of the Year from The Obesity Society.
Ken Fujioka, MD
Director, Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center
Scripps Clinic, Dept. of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
San Diego, CA
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Dr. Kahan discloses the following:Consultant: Novo Nordisk, Orexigen, Vivus, Amgen, Bausch, Biologix
Dr. Fujioka discloses the following:Consultant: Amgen, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Eisai, Gelesis, Janssen Global Services, KVK-tech, Novo Nordisk, Sunovion
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