Einstein Experts

Obesity

Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D.

Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D.

Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Promotion and Nutrition Research)

Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology)

Division Head, Health Promotion and Nutritional Research, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

NutritionObesityWeight management

Behavior modificationType 2 diabetes

Dr. Wylie-Rosett’s research focuses on nutrition’s role in preventing and controlling chronic diseases—particularly diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease in which obesity is an important risk factor.  She is associate editor of the journal Diabetes Care and author of The Complete Weight Loss Workbook. Dr. Wylie-Rosett has helped the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association develop nutrition-related recommendations and position statements. read more...

 

Keith T. Ayoob, Ed.D.

Keith T. Ayoob, Ed.D.

Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics (Child Development)

Director, Nutrition Clinic, Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center

NutritionObesityDieting

Weight lossFood and nutrition misinformation

Dr. Ayoob is a pediatric nutritionist and registered dietician who works on obesity, heart health, and family dynamics and provides motivational counseling for parents and caregivers. A frequent commentator on dietary and nutritional issues, he is a strong opponent of fad dieting and nutrition fraud and has testified before Congress about fraudulent claims about diet pills. read more...