Arya M. Sharma
Arya M. Sharma, PhD, is Professor and Chair of Obesity Research and Management at the University of Alberta. He is also the Medical Director of the Edmonton Regional Weight Wise Program, the Scientific Director of the Canadian Obesity Network, and President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. His research focuses on an evidence-based approach to managing obese patients. Dr. Sharma is on the editorial boards of several international journals and has authored or coauthored more than 275 scientific articles. He has also lectured widely on the aetiology and management of hypertension, obesity, and related cardiometabolic disorders. Dr. Sharma is regularly featured as a medical expert in national and international TV and print media including the CBC, CTV, New York Times, and MSNBC.
Biography Updated on 16 April 2013