Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL
Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Robert H. Lustig received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College (1980). He completed his pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (1983), and his clinical fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (1984). He spent six years as a post-doctoral fellow and research associate in neuroendocrinology at The Rockefeller University in New York City, and also worked as a pediatric endocrinologist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Dr. Lustig has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles, 60 chapters and reviews, and the books Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity and Disease and The Fat Chance Cookbook. He is currently a professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at UCSF, and the director of the university’s Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program. He is also president of the non-profit Institute for Responsible Nutrition (responsiblefoods.org).