Dr Ryan is Professor Emerita at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
President Elect. of World Obesity Federation.
Her research accomplishments include landmark studies of omega-3 fatty acids and membership on the team that developed the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored feeding studies, Dietary Effects on Lipoproteins and Thrombogenic Activity (DELTA) and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH).
Prof. Dr Claudia K. Fox
Claudia K. Fox, M.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics and Co-Director of the Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Fox is Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and American Academy of Pediatrics.
Her expertise is in the clinical management of youth with severe obesity, and particularly in the use of pharmacotherapy for obesity in this population.
She has been a co-investigator for several National Institute of Health funded clinical trials examining treatments for youth with severe obesity.
Prof. Dr Rajaram Karne
Prof.Dr. Rajaram J. Karne, MD is a practicing Endocrinologist in Dublin, OH.
He completed a residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Karne also specializes in Internal Medicine.
He currently practices at Columbus Endocrine Consultants and is affiliated with Dublin Methodist Hospital.
Prof. Dr Lu Qi
Prof Lu Qi is now HCA regents and Distinguished Chair and professor of Epidemilogy in Tulane University
Director of Tulane University Obesity Research Center
Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health
His research focuses on Genetic and Nutritional Epidemilogy, and gene-diet interactions on obesity, diabetes, cardivascular diseases.
He has published more than 225 scientific publications.
He has edited a textbook'Gene-Environment Interactions and Human Diseases.
Dr. Qi is a fellow of American Heart Association (FAHA), American College of Nutrition (FACN) and The Obesity Society(FOS).
Prof. Dr Balagopal Babu
Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA): 2007
Fellow of The Obesity Society (FTOS): 2011
Member: American Diabetes Association: 2003
Chair and lead author: American Heart Association Scientific Statement on ‘Nontraditional biomarkers of CVD in children’ published in the journal Circulation (2011)