Community Health Leaders

In order to stay up to date on latest treatments, drug discovery, clinical studies and how to cope with obesity every day, Obesity.net brings you frequent articles, points of view and advice from leading health leaders and experts.

Current Health Leaders

John Arpino

John Arpino, a Brooklyn-based luminary, thrives in the digital realm as an Online Creator, Public Speaker, and Social Media/Digital Marketer. His dynamic career spans event planning, professional wrestling promotion, and the management of acclaimed nightclubs and restaurants across Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island. Read more.

Tatiana Corbitt

Tatiana Maria Corbitt is a 24-year old first-generation university graduate born and raised in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona. They earned their M.S. in Applied Biological Sciences from Arizona State University, where they also published their undergraduate Barrett, the Honors College thesis investigating the FAA’s research and regulation of insulin-treated diabetic pilots. Read more.

Dr. Emily Dhurandhar

Dr. Emily Dhurandhar is the Chief Scientific Officer of Obthera, Inc. In this role, she has directed the development of an online dietary weight-loss program and has overseen the dietary treatment of 2,500 people with obesity. Read more.

Shay Smith

Shay Smith is a woman and mother who is passionate about mental health advocacy and communication. She lives in a small community in East Texas with her family, which includes her husband and five children. Read more.

Anita Williams

Anita Williams is the Principal Strategist and owner of The Beta Pond, LLC. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2014. As Co-Chair of the Engagement Committee, Ms. Williams is involved in the outreach and engagement efforts of iConquerMS. Read more.

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