Course Director(s)

Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Associate Director(s)

Paul Davidson, PhD
Director of Behavioral Services
Harvard Medical School
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Kellene A. Isom, MS, RD, LDN, CAGS
Associate Professor of Practice in Nutrition
Simmons University
Clinical Dietitian, Program for Weight Management
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Julie Kim, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Member, Faculty of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Director, Weight Management Center
Mount Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, MA

Kenneth MacDonald, Jr., MD, FACS
Director
Physicians East
Greenville, NC

Faculty

Kelly D. Brownell, PhD
Director of the World Food Policy Center
Robert L. Flowers Professor of Public Policy
Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Durham, NC

Lillian Craggs-Dino, DHA, RDN, LDN
Cleveland Clinic
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Bariatric Dietitian and Support Group Coordinator
Cleveland, OH

Manoel Galvao-Neto, MD
Scientific Director
Endovitta Institute
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Clinical Associate Professor
Florida International University
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, FL

Mark Gorman, PhD
Director of Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Matthew Hutter, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
General Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Marina Kurian, MD
Bariatric and General Surgery
NYU Langone Health
New York, NY

John Morton, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
General Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
Atrium Health
Charlotte, NC

Jaime Ponce, MD
Medical Director for Hamilton Medical Center Program
Dalton, GA
Co-Director for Memorial Hospital Program
Chattanooga, TN

Rebecca Puhl, PhD
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Professor of Surgery and Chairman
Department of General Surgery
Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
President, South Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Weston, FL

Christopher Thompson, MD, MHES
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA