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Journal of Obesity and Overweight

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

WINNIE CHAN

Department of Nutrition & Dietetics
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

KEQUAN ZHOU

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition & Food Science
Wayne State University
United States

DONALD K. INGRAM

Adjunct Professor
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Louisiana State University
United States

UMA D PALANISAMY

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

RYSZARD PLUTA

Professor
Mossakowski Medical Research Centre
Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

TIFFANY STEWART

Associate Professor
Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC)
United States

Baojun Xu

Associate Professor
Division of Science and Technology
Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University
United International College
China

RIYADH KHUDHAIR LAFTA AL-JUBOORI

Professor
University of Washington
United States

SHAMSUN NAHAR

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

KONSTANTINOS KANTARTZIS

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