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Frank Hu, MD, PhD

Harvard University
Dr. Frank Hu is Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Hu is Co-director of the Program in Obesity Epidemiology and Prevention at Harvard. He also serves as Director of Boston Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (BNORC) Epidemiology and Genetics Core. Dr. Hu received his MD from Tongji Medical College in China and a PhD in Epidemiology from University of Illinois at Chicago.
He has published more than 800 original papers and reviews and a textbook on Obesity Epidemiology (Oxford University Press 2008). Dr. Hu is the recipient of the Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology by American Diabetes Association in 2010. Dr. Hu has served on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease and on the NIH Obesity Guideline Expert Panel. Currently, he is a member of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, USDA/HHS. He is co-editorial director of Asian Diabetes Prevention Initiative and the Obesity Prevention Source.

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