Lawrence Cheskin, MD

Position(s)

Director, Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center

School(s)

Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Personal Website

SciVal Website Link
Current Courses Link

obesity treatment, weight management, childhood obesity, gastroenterology, lifestyle and health, mHealth

  • Cheskin LJ, Geller G, Kahan S.  Commentary: Medical ethics confronts obesity. Virtual Mentor (JAMA), April 2010, in press.

  • Davis LM, Michaelides M, Cheskin LJ, Moran TH, Aja S, Watkins PA, Pei Z, Contoreggi C, McCullough K, Hope B, Wang GJ, Volkow ND, Thanos PK. Bromocriptine administration reduces hyperphagia and adiposity in (fa/fa) Zucker and diet-induced obese rats and is associated with dopamine (DA) D2 receptor (D2R) and DA transporter (DAT) levels.  Neuroendocrinology 89(2):152-62, 2009.

  • Cheskin LJ, Mitola AH, Ridoré M, Kolge S, Hwang K. Clark B.  A naturalistic, controlled, crossover trial of plum juice versus psyllium versus control for improving bowel function.  Internet J Nutrition Wellness 7(2), 2009.

  • Espeland MA, Bray GA, Neiberg R, Rejeski WJ, Knowler WC, Lang W, Cheskin LJ, Williamson D, Lewis B, Wing R.  Describing patterns of weight changes using principal components analysis:  Results from the Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) research group.  Ann Epidemiology 19(10):701-10, 2009.

  • Cheskin LJ, Margolick J, Mitola AH, Kahan S, Poddar KH, et al.  Effect of nutritional supplements on immune function and body weight in malnourished adults. Nutrition Metab Insights, 2010, in press.

People

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program
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Projects

Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

This project, now in its second phase, aims to create an enabling environment for vaccines in India and contribute to...

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

"Poshan", which means good nutrition in Nepali is ongoing research that involves two interlinked large-scale research studies...

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Mpilonhle

Mpilonhle brings multi-dimensional services to adolescents in rural South Africa. Its objective is to reduce the very high...

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Identification and Enumeration of Pathogens in Drinking...

CWH researchers are using polymerase chain reaction and mass spectrometry technologies to develop a microbial isolation and...

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