MD, Dartmouth Medical School, 1980
Lawrence J. Cheskin, M.D., F.A.C.P., is Associate Professor of Health, Behavior & Society, with a joint appointment in Human Nutrition, and in Medicine at Johns Hopkins. He is also former director of the Gastroenterology Division, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Cheskin founded the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center in 1990. He is the principal investigator on several research grants and is a frequent contributor to research and popular articles on weight management.
Honors and Awards
F.A.C.P. (Fellow of the American College of Physicians) F.A.C.G. (Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology) National Merit Scholarship Finalist Dr. Jonas E. Salk Scholarship Certificate of Recognition, DHHS John Hartford Scholar in Geriatric Medicine Young Investigator Award, NATO-NIH Research Workshop: Obesity Treatment