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Advisory Board


The National Center for Weight and Wellness is dedicated to offering patients a scientific, progressive, and ethical approach to managing health and weight. As part of our mission, we seek guidance and input from numerous world experts in weight management, obesity, public health, policy, and similar areas that affect our practice. We are proud to announce the distinguished members of our Advisory Board, below.

(These members do not receive funding or payments of any kind for their participation on our Board.)


Lawrence Cheskin, MD, FACP
Director, Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Christine Ferguson, JD
Executive Director, STOP Obesity Alliance
Professor, George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services
Former Commissioner of Health, State of Massachusetts

Morgan Downey, JD
Former Executive Vice President, The Obesity Society
Former Executive Director, The American Obesity Association

Elysia Everett
Deputy Chief Information Officer, DLA Piper

Pankaj Mohan, MD
Clinical Cardiologist and Clinical Assistant Professor, Drexel University School of Medicine