Professor John Dixon MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP Edin,
Head, Weight Assessment and Management Clinic, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute.
Head of Clinical Obesity Research, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, MelbourneAdjunct Professor, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne
An experienced GP and NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, John has concentrated on obesity research since 1998. He is known internationally for his clinical research into obesity and its comorbid conditions as well as weight loss treatments and their effects on health. He has over 160 original research and review publications in a wide range of peer reviewed journals in addition to numerous invited commentaries, guideline and position statements and book chapters. He heads up the Weight Assessment and Management Clinic at Baker IDI.
Focused on seeing findings translated into clinical practice and patient advocacy for the obese, he is involved in a wide range of organizations in Australia and internationally. John is a member of the scientific advisory board of Obesity Australia, was president of ASSO (now ANZOS) 2007-2009, is an Associate Editor of both Obesity Surgery and SOARD, and is on the editorial boards of Nutrition and Diabetes, Clinical Obesity, Bariatric News and Diabesity in Practice.
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