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Chicago Tribune

Slow down the calorie counting: Personalized diets could be the future of healthy eating, study suggests

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Huffington Post

If 'The Biggest Loser' Doesn't Work, Why Is It Still On The Air?

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Oprah.com

A Smart (and Easy!) Way to Curb Emotional Eating

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HealthDay News

Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training

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The New York Times

One Weight-Loss Approach Fits All? No, Not Even Close

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The Washington Post

Losing weight gets personal: Combining diet and behavioral changes may help

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The Wall Street Journal

New Diet Pills Offer Option to Off-Label Obesity Drugs

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abc News

Weight loss can be maintained

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Sun-Sentinel, South Florida

Overweight is the new normal

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Health Magazine

Diet Doctors Gone Wrong

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Press

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Introduces New Book By World-Renowned Weight Management Expert

Scientifically Validated Quiz, Decades of Medical Research Come Together to Create Customized Weight Loss Plans Unique to Your Specific Lifestyle 

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Robert Kushner, M.D.
Short Bio (90 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner has a long, distinguished career as one of the most highly respected weight management experts in the world. He is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Past President of The Obesity Society, author (or editor) of 12 books, 58 book chapters and over 200 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition and a founder of the American Board of Obesity Medicine that certifies physicians in the care of patients with obesity.

Robert Kushner, M.D.
Medium Bio (176 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner has a long, distinguished career as one of the most highly respected weight management experts in the world. He is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Past President of The Obesity Society and author (or editor) of 12 books, 58 book chapters and over 200 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition and a founder of the American Board of Obesity Medicine that certifies physicians in the care of patients with obesity. 

Board-certified in internal medicine and nutrition, Dr. Kushner is a passionate clinician, educator, researcher and advocate in helping to improve the lives of those affected by overweight and obesity. Using a personalized, habits-based approach, he has been breaking weight loss barriers with customized plans for almost 40 years. A noted national and international speaker, Dr. Kushner trains health care professionals about both the science and art of helping individuals lose weight, keep it off and embrace the healthier habits that fit their lives.

Robert Kushner, M.D.
Long Bio (277 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner has a long, distinguished career as one of the most highly respected weight management experts in the world. He is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Past President of The Obesity Society, author (or editor) of 12 books, 58 book chapters and over 200 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition and a founder of the American Board of Obesity Medicine that certifies physicians in the care of patients with obesity. To date, they have certified over 3300 physicians across the country. 

Board certified in internal medicine and nutrition, Dr. Kushner is a passionate clinician, educator, researcher and advocate in helping to improve the lives of those affected by overweight and obesity. Using a personalized, habits-based approach, he has been breaking weight loss barriers with customized plans for almost 40 years. A noted national and international speaker, Dr. Kushner trains health care professionals about both the science and art of helping individuals lose weight, keep it off and embrace the healthier habits that fit their lives. 

Examples of Dr. Kushner’s media coverage as an obesity expert and author include The New York TimesUSA TodayThe Wall Street JournalThe Washington PostGood Morning AmericaABC World NewsWeekend TodayHealthO, the Oprah MagazinePeopleUS News, and World Report and WebMD.com

In addition to maintaining a thriving medical practice, teaching students, conducting research, writing books and speaking around the world, Dr. Kushner is an avid jogger, dog lover and has a newfound passion for ballroom dancing – which he enjoys with his wife, and co-author, Nancy.

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