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Louis J. Aronne, MD, FACP, DABOM


Dr. Louis Aronne is a leading authority on obesity and its treatment. He is the Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research and the director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Center in the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. A graduate of Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Aronne is a founder and past chairman of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and a past president of The Obesity Society. He is a founder and Executive Chairman of Intellihealth, a cloud-based weight management system for healthcare providers.

He completed his internship and residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jacobi Medical Center, followed by a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Fellowship in General Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr Lingvay is an active member of the American Diabetes Association, where she has served over the years on several committees, including the Organizing Committee for the Annual Scientific Sessions, Focus on Fellows Advisory Board, WIN-ADA Advisory Board, Grant Review Committee, and the Professional Practice Committee. She is on the Editorial Board of several journals, including Diabetes Care. She participated in nearly 100 clinical trials and has a special interest in cardiovascular outcome trials and obesity trials. She authored over 160 publications in major medical journals and authored chapters in several popular diabetes textbooks.

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