Assistant Professor in Medicine-Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine
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Dr. Lisa Neff joined the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine as an Assistant Professor in October, 2009. Dr. Neff earned her B.S. in German and Biology from Tufts University in 1994 and her M.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 1999. Dr. Neff completed a residency in Internal Medicine at UIC in 2002 and fellowships in Endocrinology and Clinical Nutrition at Tufts-New England Medical Center in 2006. Upon completion of her fellowships, Dr. Neff joined the Clinical Scholar Program at the Rockefeller University, earning a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Neff is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Subspecialty Board in Endocrinology and Metabolism. She is also certified by the American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists.
Dr. Neff’s research has largely focused on nutritional interventions for the treatment of obesity-related metabolic disorders. She has also recently begun work on clinical and research projects designed to help overweight women avoid excessive weight gain during pregnancy, which can have adverse consequences for both mother and baby. Dr. Neff works with Drs. Landsberg and Kushner in the Northwestern Comprehensive Center on Obesity (NCCO) and provides patient care in both Endocrinology and the Center for Lifestyle Medicine.
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