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.

2023 Members:

Ursula White, PhD – Chair

Sarah Messiah, PhD – Co-Chair 

TRACK 1 – METABOLISM/INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY
Rebecca Brown, MD – Chair
Lauren Sparks, PhD – Co-Chair
Tim Allerton, PhD
Justine Mucinski, PhD
Delisha Stewart, PhD
Brooks Wingo, PhD

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

TRACK 3 – INTERVENTION/CLINICAL STUDIES
Hollie Raynor, PhD – Chair
Victoria Catenacci, MD – Co-Chair
Joseph Skelton, MD
Elissa Jelalian, PhD, FTOS
John Batsis, MD. FTOS

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

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

TRACK 6 – POLICY
Rebecca Pearl, PhD – Chair
Amy Luke, PhD, FTOS – Co-Chair
Marie Bragg, PhD
John Clark, MD, PhD
Brian D. Elbel, MPH, PhD

Elizabeth J. Parks, PhD, 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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