Nueva imagen 35Dr Elliot Berry graduated from the University of Cambridge, UK with distinction in medicine. In 1980 he won a Fogarty Research fellowship at the Rockefeller University to work on fat cell metabolism. His principal research interests are the bio-psycho-social problems of weight regulation from obesity to anorexia nervosa, and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet. His laboratory work focuses on the effects of nutrition on cognitive function. In the medical school he teaches medicine, nutrition and public health, and has been voted many times as an outstanding lecturer. Berry has published over 240 articles and chapters in books. He has been a visiting scientist at the dept of Brain & Cognitive sciences at MIT, a distinguished visiting scholar at Christ’s College, Cambridge and a visiting Professor at Yale University. Berry has chaired national committees for food supplementation and obesity and is an advisor to the Ministry of Health on nutrition. Dr Berry has been a consultant for the FAO, WHO, World Bank and the Serbian Government in Public Health. He was the Director of the Braun School of Public Health & Community Medicine (2003-6), and Head of the WHO Collaborating Center in Capacity Building in Public Health (2007-2013).

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