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Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Promotion and Nutrition Research)
Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology)
Division Head, Health Promotion and Nutritional Research, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Behavior modificationType 2 diabetes
Dr. Wylie-Rosett’s research focuses on nutrition’s role in preventing and controlling chronic diseases—particularly diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease in which obesity is an important risk factor. She is associate editor of the journal Diabetes Care and author of The Complete Weight Loss Workbook. Dr. Wylie-Rosett has helped the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association develop nutrition-related recommendations and position statements. read more...
Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics (Child Development)
Director, Nutrition Clinic, Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center
Weight lossFood and nutrition misinformation
Dr. Ayoob is a pediatric nutritionist and registered dietician who works on obesity, heart health, and family dynamics and provides motivational counseling for parents and caregivers. A frequent commentator on dietary and nutritional issues, he is a strong opponent of fad dieting and nutrition fraud and has testified before Congress about fraudulent claims about diet pills. read more...
Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Chief, Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center
Professor, Medicine (Cardiology), Einstein
Pauline A. Levitt Chair in Medicine, Einstein
Heart DiseaseCardiologyCardiac imaging
Dr. Garcia is a physician, researcher and educator known for his innovative use of noninvasive cardiac imaging in the clinic, including CT angiography, echocardiography and MRI. His research focuses on why patients with diastolic heart failure have trouble doing physical exercise and the role of screening imaging tests for predicting cardiovascular events such as heart attacks.
Dr. Garcia’s cardiac imaging work has contributed significantly to the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, diastolic heart failure, cardiomyopathies and valvular heart disease. In addition, his research findings have helped to improve the safety of manned space flights and the quality of battlefield medicine. As co-director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care, he has focused his attention on the cardiac health of lower income people living in urban areas such as the Bronx, where obesity, diabetes and other heart disease risk factors are common. read more...