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.

Jaime Almandoz, MD — Chair

Kelly Allison, PhD — Co-Chair

Ursula White, PhD — Chair
Metabolism/Integrative Physiology – Track 1

Kong Chen, PhD, FTOS — Co-Chair
Metabolism/Integrative Physiology – Track 1

Rebecca Brown, MD

Edward Melanson, PhD

Brooks Wingo, PhD

Amin Amin, PhD

James Peters, PhD — Chair
Neuroscience – Track 2

Gina Leinninger, PhD — Co-Chair
Neuroscience – Track 2

Amber Alhadeff, PhD

Emily Noble, PhD

Michael Krashes, PhD

Leon Igel, MD, FTOS — Chair
Intervention/Clinical Studies – Track 3

Michael Lowe, PhD — Co-Chair
Intervention/Clinical Studies – Track 3

Elissa Jelalian, PhD, FTOS

Victoria Catenacci, MD

Hollie Raynor, PhD

Michelle Cardel, PhD, FTOS — Chair
Population Health/Policy – Track 4

Sarah Messiah, PhD — Co-Chair
Population Health/Policy – Track 4

Candice A. Myers, PhD

Holly L. Nicastro, PhD

Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD

Karen Grothe, PhD — Chair
Clinical/Prof. Practice – Track 5

W. Scott Butsch, MD, FTOS — Co-Chair
Clinical/Prof. Practice – Track 5

Lanese Ogunkua, MSN, APRN

Rachel Goldman, PhD

Beverly Tchang, MD

Kristina Lewis, MD — Chair
Policy – Track 6

Alyssa Moran, ScD — Co-Chair
Policy – Track 6

Rebecca Pearl, PhD

Aviva Musicus, BA

Christina Roberto, PhD

Catherine Kotz, PhD, FTOS — President

Anthony G. Comuzzie, PhD, FTOS — CEO

Anita Wiler, CMP, Sr. Director of Scientific Meetings — Staff Liaison

Darnella Parks, CMP, Manager of Scientific Meetings — Staff Liaison

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