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Behavioral / Population-oreinted

Dr. Barbara Baquero Barbara Baquero, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Community and Behavioral Health

Research Interests: Design, implementation, and evaluation of community-based interventions for obesity and chronic disease prevention and control
Trudy Burns, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology

Research Interests: Muscatine Study Longitudinal Body Habitus and Adult CV Outcomes
Lucas Carr, PhD
Associate Professor of Health and Human Physiology

Research Interests: Behavioral interventions to prevent and treat obesity
Jess Fiedorowicz, MD, PhD
AssociateProfessor of Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, and Epidemiology

Research Interests: Obesity and cardiometabolic disease related to psychiatric disorders and treatments thereof, clinical management of weight and obesity-related complications
A. Kim Johnson, PhD Alan Kim Johnson, PhD
F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Physiological & Brain Sciences

Research Interests: Salt Craving; Obesity-Induced Sensitization of the Hypertensive Response
Helena Laroche, MD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Research Interests: Community and family approaches to obesity prevention
Jessica Smith, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery - Gastrointestinal, Minimally invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Research Interests: Metabolic Effects of Bariatric Surgery and Lean Muscle Mass
Linda Snetselaar, PhD Linda Snetselaar, PhD
Professor and Chair, Preventive Nutrition Education
Associate Provost, Outreach and Engagement
Robert Wallace, MD
Professor of Epidemiology

Research Interests: Obesity as a risk factor for clinical outcomes/ health status
Qian Xiao, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health and Human Physiology

Research Interests: Sleep deficiency, circadian disruption, cardiometabolic health, neighborhood environment, health disparities