Jamy Ard, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Co-Director of Weight Management Center
Ard specializes in obesity and weight management in adults. He has more than 15 years of experience in clinical nutrition and obesity. His research interests include clinical management of obesity and strategies to improve cardiometabolic risk using lifestyle modification. Ard has been conducting research on lifestyle modification since 1995 and has worked on several National Institutes of Health-funded multi-center trials, including Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), DASH-sodium and Weight Loss Maintenance Trial. Currently, he is serving as a member of the Expert Panel on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, which is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of NIH.