Dr. Robert Lustig is Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lustig has become a leading public health authority on the impact sugar has on fueling the diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome epidemics, and on addressing changes in the food environment to reverse these chronic diseases.In his New York Times best selling book “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processes Food, Obesity, and Disease”, Robert documents both the science and the politics that have led to the current pandemic of obesity and chronic disease. In the “Fat Chance Cookbook”, Robert provides practical examples for applying healthy eating principles with recipes by Cindy Gershen.Dr. Lustig is a neuroendocrinologist, with basic and clinical training relative to hypothalamic development, anatomy, and function.Dr. Lustig has authored 125 peer-reviewed articles and 73 reviews. He has mentored 20 pediatric endocrine fellows, and trained numerous other allied health professionals. He provides endocrinologic support to several protocols of the Children’s Oncology Group.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Robert H. Lustig and other top speakers and celebrities.