MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE
The Maintenance of Certification Committee recommends articles on the topic of obesity medicine to the committee chair; reviews articles to select the best submissions each month; and reviews and edits questions associated with each article. The panel is made up of ABOM diplomates.
Dr. Sophie Lanciers
A native of Belgium, Dr. Lanciers earned her MD degree cum laude in Brussels, Belgium. She trained in anesthesiology, pediatrics, pediatric gastroenterology and obesity medicine before making her way to the United States. In New Orleans, Dr. Lanciers was Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Tulane University and Attending Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Tulane Medical Center. In addition to the treatment and prevention of childhood obesity, Dr. Lanciers has a clinical interest in pediatric gastroenterology.
Dr. Katherine Saunders
Katherine H. Saunders, MD, DABOM is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Saunders received her undergraduate degree Phi Beta Kappa/Summa Cum Laude from Dartmouth College with a BA in Religion and Engineering. She received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she became a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine (Primary Care) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Saunders was the first Clinical Fellow in Obesity Medicine at the Comprehensive Weight Control Center at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she trained under the supervision of Louis J. Aronne, MD, FACP, FTOS, DABOM. Dr. Saunders is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). She is a member of The Obesity Society (TOS). She serves on TOS’s Clinical and CME Oversight Committees as well as ABOM’s Journal Article Review Recertification Pathway Committee. She gives lectures and has published several peer-reviewed articles on pharmacotherapy for obesity.