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Editorial Board Member - JOO

VOJTECH HAINER

Associate Professor
Institute of Endocrinology
Obesity Management Center
Prague
Czech Republic
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Hainer is working as a senior scientist at the Obesity Management Center, Institute of Endocrinology in Prague, Czech Republic. Over more than thirty years his career (as Associate Professor) was associated with the Departments of Medicine at The First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague. During the period 2002-2011, he acted as a director of the Institute of Endocrinology in Prague. In 1993 he co-founded the Czech Society for the Study of Obesity, of which he was the first president. His extensive international responsibilities included Obesity Management Task Force of the European Association for the Study of Obesity /EASO/ (2001 – ongoing), president-elect (2003-2006) and president (2006-2009) of the EASO. He has been a member of editorial boards of several medical journals. He participated in organizing the European Congresses on Obesity (ECO), the Congresses on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension (CODHy), Central European Congresses on Obesity (CECON) and the Round Table Meetings on Obesity Management. He was an author of several textbooks on obesity and co-author of the Guidelines on Obesity Management in Europe. He has published over 200 papers in medical journals. 



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

His research interests are Very low energy diets (VLED), obesity management in severely obese patients, factors affecting the outcome of obesity treatment, weight cycling, genetic and environmental aspects of weight change in obesity, eating behavior and health risks, obesity in adolescence, anti-obesity drugs, hormonal and metabolic response to bariatric surgery.   





Other Editorial Board Members - JOO

UMA D PALANISAMY

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Science
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Monash Universtiy
Malaysia

SHAMSUN NAHAR

Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
King Khalid University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

MASAYOSHI YAMAGUCHI

Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory School of Medicine
Emory University
United States

YU HUANG

Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences
Chinese University of Hong Kong
China

OMAR A. OBEID

Professor of Human Nutrition
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

XU-FENG HUANG

Professor
School of Health Sciences
University of Wollongong
Australia

RYSZARD PLUTA

Professor
Mossakowski Medical Research Centre
Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

ASISH K. SAHA

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Boston University
United States

KONSTANTINOS KANTARTZIS

Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology
Nephrology, Vascular Disease and Clinical Chemistry
University of Tübingen
Germany

QINGRONG HUANG

Professor
Department of Food Science
Rutgers University
United States
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