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Gary D. Foster

Expert Profile

Gary D. Foster

Professor of Medicine and Public Health; Director
Center for Obesity Research & Education, Temple University
Expertise: 
obesity
diabetes
sleep apnea
weight loss

Biography

Dr. Foster's research interests include the behavioral and metabolic aspects of obesity. He studies a variety of treatment approaches including behavior therapy, pharmacotherapy, and surgery. His currently funded NIH research studies include the effects of weight loss on sleep apnea, the safety and efficacy of low- and high-carbohydrate diets, and the prevention of obesity and diabetes in school settings.

Temple University School of Medicine
Medicine Education and Research Building, 3500 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia  Pennsylvania  19140
United States
Office Phone: 
(215) 707-8632
Office Fax: 
(215) 707-6475

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