Board of Directors

Michael M Rothkopf, MD, FACP, FACN


Director, Metabolic Medicine Center
Morristown Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Mt Sinai School of Medicine

Melina B. Jampolis, MD

Immediate Past President

Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD

Vice President

Director, Center for Human Nutrition
Chief, Division of Clinical Nutrition
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Doron Kahana, MD


Center for Digestive Health &
Nutritional Excellence (CDHNE), Inc.

Stephen A. McClave, MD

AGA Representative

Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Jill R. Cherry-Bukowiec, MD, MS, FACS

SCCM Representative

Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan Hospital
Department of Surgery

Jose M. Zapatero, MD

ACN Representative

Ruba Abdelhadi, MD, CNSC

ASPEN Representative

Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Director, Nutrition Services Programs, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Philip Rabito, MD, FACE

AACE Representative

Director, Division of Nutrition Services and Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Elmhurst Hospital Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Donald Duerksen

CNS Representative

Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Manitoba

Steve Heymsfield

TOS Representative

Executive Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University System

Lisa M. Neff, MD, MS

ASN Representative

Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine
Comprehensive Center on Obesity
Northwestern University

Anupama Chawla, MD

At-Large Director
Chair, Exam Committee

Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition,
Chair, Nutrition Committee
Professor of Pediatrics
Stony Brook Medical Center
Stony Brook, NY

Ken Fujioka, MD

At-Large Director

Director of Center for Weight Management
Director of the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center Scripps Clinic
Dept. of Diabetes and Endocrine
Scripps Clinic
San Diego, CA


Darren Early, MA

American Society for Nutrition
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Rockville, MD 20850
Tel.: (240) 428-3641