The Annual Program Committee is charged with the development and programming of TOS’s annual meeting. The committee is responsible for identifying critical emerging topics and issues in obesity research and treatment and to develop symposia and other programming that effectively provides cutting edge information on these important topics to meeting participants.

Kelly Allison, PhD – Chair

Ursula White, PhD – Co-Chair 

TRACK 1 – METABOLISM/INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY
Rebecca Brown, MD – Chair
Lauren Sparks, PhD – Co-Chair
Brooks Wingo, PhD
Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, PhD

TRACK 2 – NEUROSCIENCE
Gina Leinninger, PhD – Chair
Emily Noble, PhD – Co-Chair
Amber Alhadeff, PhD
Darleen Sandoval, PhD
Joshua Thaler, MD, PhD

TRACK 3 – INTERVENTION/CLINICAL STUDIES
Michael Lowe, PhD – Chair
Hollie Raynor, PhD – Co-Chair
Leon Igel, MD, FTOS
Elissa Jelalian, PhD, FTOS
Victoria Catenacci, MD

TRACK 4 – POPULATION HEALTH/POLICY
Sarah Messiah, PhD – Chair
Candice A. Myers, PhD – Co-Chair
Katherine Arlinghaus, PhD
Mary Evans, PhD
Marissa Shams-White, PhD

TRACK 5 – CLINICAL/PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Beverly Tchang, MD – Chair
Meera Shah, MD – Co-Chair
Marcio Griebeler, MD
Angela Fitch, MD
Amy Goss, PhD

TRACK 6 – POLICY
Rebecca Pearl, PhD – Chair
Amy Luke, PhD, FTOS – Co-Chair
Marie Bragg, PhD
Aviva Musicus, BA
Brian D. Elbel, MPH, PhD

Daniel Bessesen, MD, FTOS, President
Anthony G. Comuzzie, PhD, FTOS, CEO
Anita Wiler, CMP, Sr. Director of Scientific Meetings
Darnella Parks, CMP, Manager of Scientific Meetings

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