MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE
Dr. John Cleek
Dr. Cleek graduated from Duke University and earned his medical degree from The Medical College of Georgia. He is board certified in internal medicine, obesity medicine and physician nutrition. Dr. Cleek is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
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.