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Caroline Apovian, MD (Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Associate Editor 

Giovanna Muscogiuri, MD (Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, University of Naples “Federico II,” Naples, Italy)

Editorial Board 

Adebowale A. Adeyemi, MD (National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA)

Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas, MD, PhD (Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Mexico City, Mexico)

Jacqueline I. Alvarez Leite, MD, PhD (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Matthias Blüher, MD (University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany)

Kelly D. Brownell, PhD (Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy, Durham, North Carolina, USA) 

Walmir Coutinho, MD (Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 

Jean-Pierre Després, PhD, FAHA, FIAS, CQ (Institut Universitaire de Cardologie et de Pneumologie de Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada)

Adam Drewnowski, PhD (University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA)

Philippe Froguel, MD, PhD (University College of London, London, UK)

Ze'ev Hochberg, MD, PhD (Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel)

Takashi Kadowaki, MD, PhD (University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

Leah Li, PhD (University College London, London, UK)

J. Alfredo Martinez, PhD (University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain)

Parvin Mirmiran, PhD (Shahid Beheshti University Medicine Sciences, Tehran, Iran)

Anoop Misra, MD (Fortis C-DOC Center for Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology, New Delhi, India)

Luis A. Moreno, MD, PhD (University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain)

Maria J. Moreno-Aliaga, PhD (University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain)

Kyoung Sik Park, MD (Cheongju University, Chungbuk, Korea)

Thomas Reinehr, MD (University of Witten/Herdeck, Datteln, Germany)

Alta E. Schutte, PhD (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa)

Arya M. Sharma, MD, DSc (hon), FRCPC (University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada)

Michael Stumvoll, MD (University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany)

Avita A. Usfar, PhD (Indonesian Danone Institute Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia)

Marleen van Baak, PhD (Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands)

Mark Vickers, PhD (University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand)

Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS (University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA)

2024 Sections and Section Editors


Childhood Obesity

Leanne M. Redman, PhD (Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

Amanda E. Staiano, PhD (Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

Etiology of Obesity

Michael Rosenbaum, MD (Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA)

Health Services and Programs

Richard Welbourn, MBBS, MD, FRCS (Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, United Kingdom)

Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD, FRCS (Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom) 


Maria Dalamaga, MD, PhD (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece)

Obesity Treatment

Daniel Bessesen, MD (University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA)

Psychological Issues
Colleen C. Schreyer, PhD (The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

The Obesity Epidemic: Causes and Consequences

Colin Bell, PhD (Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia)