Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology & Metabolism) & Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology) at Yale University School of Medicine, Director of Weight Management and Obesity Prevention at Yale Stress Center,
Co-Director of the Yale Center for Weight Management
Ania Jastreboff, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Medicine (Endocrinology & Metabolism) and Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology) at Yale University School of Medicine, Director of Weight Management and Obesity Prevention at the Yale Stress Center, and co-Director of the Yale Center for Weight Management.
After completing a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program, Dr. Jastreboff completed both an adult and a pediatric Endocrinology fellowship at Yale. During her dual fellowship, she also completed a PhD in the neurobiology of obesity, becoming board certified in Obesity Medicine, Adult Endocrinology, and Pediatric Endocrinology.
Dr. Jastreboff is a clinically active physician-scientist nationally and internationally recognized for helping to develop the 2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines for The Comprehensive Care of Patients with Obesity (AACE/ACE), educating the next generation of Obesity Medicine physicians by teaching annually at the Harvard Blackburn Treating Obesity course, the Columbia/Cornell Obesity course, selected international courses, and conducting cutting-edge clinical translational obesity research. Her research includes both large, multi-center clinical outcomes trials using anti-obesity medication as well as neuroimaging studies (fMRI and PET) examining the neurobiology underlying obesity and the mechanisms of anti-obesity medications. Dr. Jastreboff's research is supported by NIH/NIDDK (K23, R01s), American Diabetes Association (ADA), and industry funded multi-center clinical trials. Nationally, she serves as the vice-Chair of the Clinical Care Committee of The Obesity Society (TOS) and has been selected to serve as a Director on the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). Clinically, Dr. Jastreboff specializes in sophisticated use of anti-obesity medication combinations to help patients reach their weight and health goals!