Dr. Emily Dhurandhar

Obesity.net - Dr. Emily DhurandharDr. 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. She has previously held academic positions at and has published over 100 peer-reviewed abstracts, peer-reviewed journal publications or book chapters.

She is most recently well known for her research in weight bias and how it influences obesity care. Dr. Emily Dhurandhar received her doctoral degree in Human Nutrition from Louisiana State University, where she completed her dissertation work at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. She then completed her postdoctoral fellowship at University of Alabama at Birmingham's Nutrition and Obesity Research Center.

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