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Marisa Censani, MD, FOMA

Marisa Censani, MD, DABOM

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Dr. Marisa Censani is the Director of the Pediatric Obesity Program in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital. She founded the Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program at her institution where she has developed afterschool nutritional sessions for families and collaborated with various subspecialists in the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity. She is currently serving on OMA’s Board of Trustees (2018-2020) after completing a 2 year term as chairperson of OMA’s Pediatric Obesity Committee and is coauthor of OMA’s Pediatric Obesity Algorithm. She has served on the Pediatric Endocrine Society Obesity Committee and was installed as chair of the PES Obesity SIG for a 3 year term (2019-2022). She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology and is a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.

As principal investigator in several obesity related research projects, she has published original articles in peer-reviewed journals pertaining to her research and has presented her work at both national and international conferences. Dr. Censani has been a featured speaker in Endocrine Society Annual Meeting news conferences on vitamin D and obesity and her research has been reported in numerous media outlets, including Medscape, Medpage Today, Endocrine News, Clinical Endocrinology News, Science News, and Science Daily.