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
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!