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Current Obesity Reports

Current Obesity Reports

Co-Editors-in-Chief: R.F. Kushner; J.B. Dixon

ISSN: 2162-4968 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13679

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Robert F. Kushner (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA)   

John B. Dixon (Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Editorial Board: 

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

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

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

Matthias Blüher (University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany)

Kelly D. Brownell (Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA) 

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

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

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

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

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

Takashi Kadowaki (University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

Leah Li (University College London, London, UK)

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

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

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

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

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

Kyoung Sik Park (Cheongju University, Chungbuk, Korea)

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

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

Arya M. Sharma (University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada)

Michael Stumvoll (University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany)

Paul Trayhurn (University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, and University of Buckingham, Buckingham, United Kingdom)

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

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

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

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

2018 Sections and Section Editors

Etiology of Obesity

Timothy Gill (University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)

Psychological Issues

Vicky Drapeau (Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)

Stephanie Sogg (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Obesity Prevention

Aviva Must (Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Obesity Treatment

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

Health Services and Programs

Richard Welbourn (Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, United Kingdom)

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

The Obesity Epidemic: Causes and Consequences

Adrian Cameron (Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia)

Kathryn Backholer (Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia)


Maria Dalamaga (University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece)

Economy and Environment

Garry J. Egger (Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

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    This journal aims to offer expert review articles on the most significant recent developments in the interdisciplinary field of obesity research. By providing clear, insightful, balanced contributions, the journal intends to serve all those involved in the treatment and prevention of obesity and the related spectrum of cardiovascular, endocrinological, gynecological, oncological, psychological, respiratory, and rheumatological conditions.

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