Frank Greenway, MD
Dr. Frank Greenway directs outpatient research with a focus on obesity at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. He graduated from Stanford University, obtained his medical degree from the UCLA, did his internal medicine and endocrinology training at Harbor-UCLA, and holds board certification in internal medicine and endocrinology. Dr. Greenway practiced internal medicine and endocrinology and taught at Harbor-UCLA for 20 years before coming to Pennington as a professor. He has published more than 175 articles and holds several patents. He has an interest in developing new treatments for obesity, including drugs, dietary herbal supplements, and medical foods and devices.
Amy Articolo, DO, FACOOG
Dr. Amy Articolo is a board-certified OB/GYN, a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is co-owner of Weigh Under, a private practice and comprehensive obesity medicine program in Voorhees, N.J., which she opened after many years in private OB/GYN practice. Dr. Articolo completed her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania, went to medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her OB/GYN residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of N.J., now known as Rowan University School of Medicine. She is the secretary/treasurer on the board of the Obesity Treatment Foundation and serves on the marketing and CME committees of the Obesity Medicine Association.
Richard Lindquist, MD, FAASP, FOMA
As a consultant, Dr. Richard (Rick) Lindquist works with hospitals and health systems around the county that want to add complementary medical weight management services to their already successful bariatric surgery programs. Most recently, Dr. Lindquist was the medical director of Swedish Weight Loss Services in Seattle and is one of the founders of Monarch Medical Weight Loss Centers in Oregon. He is board certified in family medicine with a background in emergency medicine and emergency medical services (EMS). In 2001, he was recognized as the Oregon EMS Medical Director of the Year. His experience in EMS and community service continues to inform his activities in program development, community and physician education, practitioner training, and direct patient care. Dr. Lindquist received his medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle and completed his residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla.
Spencer Berry, MD
Dr. Spencer Berry is the medical director at Medical Weight Loss Specialists in Fargo, N.D. Dr. Berry received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota. He then attended and received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He received his residency training in family practice at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Dr. Berry practiced family medicine and urgent care for 24 years prior to devoting his medical efforts to weight management and obesity medicine and the comorbid conditions that attend these issues. Dr. Berry is board certified in family medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He served as a state senator in North Dakota from 2011 to 2015.
Amy Ingersoll, PA-C
Amy Ingersoll is the program director at Arizona Health & Wellness. Amy approaches obesity medicine with a passion, offering a better quality of life and a healthy lifestyle that includes education focused on medicine, behavior, exercise, and nutrition. Amy understands that chronic weight management and successful obesity treatment is a combination of all four facets, and all four are necessary for long-term success.
Amy spent a large portion of her childhood living aboard a small sailing boat with her family on the island of Guam, where her love of medicine and caring for others flourished. She graduated Suma Cum Laude from Southwest Minnesota State University and continued her medical education at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, where she received her credentials: Master’s of Medical Science, PA-C. Amy has been treating patients in the greater Phoenix since 2009 and is passionate about obesity and chronic weight management treatment with her patients.
Beyond the office, Amy is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association. She has spoken nationally at conferences on obesity medicine. Amy is a part of her national organization, AAPA’s, 3-year Obesity Initiative on their Educational Advisory Board. She serves on the Commission on Dietetic Registration’s Exam Writing Committee for the upcoming multi-disciplinary obesity certification exam. Amy is adjunct faculty at two of her local PA programs where she guest lectures on obesity medicine. She is a clinical preceptor and helps to continue education of future PAs. Amy is passionate about not only furthering obesity education and treatment in her own patient population, but also in furthering the education of healthcare providers in understanding obesity as a disease.
Scott Kahan, MD, MPH
Dr. Scott Kahan is the medical director of Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance
and director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness in Washington, D.C. He serves on the faculty of
the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the George Washington University Schools of
Medicine and Public Health. He also serves on board of directors of American Board of Obesity
Medicine and the Obesity Treatment Foundation.
Evan Berk, PhD
Member at Large
Nestle Health Science
Marni Lun, PharmD, MBA
Member at Large
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA
Member at Large
Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA, founded ConscienHealth in 2009. Ted is a pharmacist and healthcare innovation professional who works with health and obesity experts for sound policy and innovation to address obesity. In addition to his service to the Obesity Treatment Foundation, Ted serves on the Board of Directors for the Obesity Action Coalition, advises The Obesity Society on advocacy, and consults with organizations addressing the needs of people living with obesity. His widely-read daily commentary, published at ConscienHealth.org, reaches an audience of more than 10,000 thought leaders in health and obesity.
Ed J. Hendricks, MD, MFOMA
Dr. Ed Hendricks is the medical director of the Centers for Weight Management (Roseville, Calif., and Sacramento, Calif.). He is a member of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drug Advisory Committee, a panel of experts that advises the FDA on obesity drugs. He is a prominent speaker and researcher. Through his research, Dr. Hendricks has demonstrated that anti-obesity drugs can be an effective way to treat various diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, sleep apnea, and several types of cancer.