Public Affairs Committee

Insures that members are informed about national issues of concern in obesity research, treatment, and prevention; maintains an active interest in knowledge of relevant legislative and governmental activities which may affect obesity research and treatment and utilizes such knowledge to inform the Council, other committees and members of these legislative and administrative issues.

 

Adam Tsai, MD, MSCE (Chair)

University of Colorado, Denver, CA

Amanda E. Staiano, PhD (Co-Chair)

Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Shu Wen Ng, PhD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Susanne Votruba, RD, PhD

NIDDK/NIH, Phoenix, AZ

Jason P. Block, MD        

MA

Chris Ochner, PhD        

NY

Holly Wyatt, MD        

CO

Lauren Sparks, PhD        

FL

Tapan Mehta, PhD        

AL

Susan Franks, PhD        

TX

Issy Esangbedo, MD        

PA

Lavera Forbes, PhD (Early-Career Representative)

GA

Phillip J. Brantley, PhD (Council Liaison)

Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

 

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