Co-directors and Faculty

Program Directors  

Frank Hu

Co-director of the Obesity Program
Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Director, Boston Obesity Nutrition Research Center Epidemiology and Genetics Core
frank.hu@channing.harvard.edu

Steve Gortmaker

Co-director of the Obesity Program
Professor of the Practice of Health Sociology
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health
sgortmak@hsph.harvard.edu

Affiliated Faculty Members 

External Advisory Committee

  • June Stevens, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Nutrition, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 
  • Kathleen Tucker, Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston 
  • Mary Story, Professor and Co-Director, Obesity Prevention Center, University of Minnesota