Dr. Jastreboff is an Obesity Medicine physician-scientist, board certified in adult Endocrinology and Metabolism, Pediatric Endocrinology, and Obesity Medicine. She is nationally and internationally recognized in the Obesity Medicine field for developing Clinical Practice Guidelines (2016) for The Comprehensive Care of Patients with Obesity (AACE/ACE), serving on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM), educating the next generation of Obesity Medicine physicians by teaching annually at Harvard Blackburn Treating Obesity course and the Columbia/Cornell Obesity course, and conducting cutting-edge clinical translational obesity research. Her research includes both large, multi-center clinical outcomes trials using anti-obesity medication as well as neuroimaging studies (fMRI and PET) examining the neurobiology underlying obesity and the mechanisms of anti-obesity medications. Recently, Dr. Jastreboff served as the lead author on the SURMOUNT-1 trial investigating novel GIP/GLP-1 receptor agonist, tirzepatide, for the treatment of obesity (Jastreboff, et al., NEJM, 2022).
Clinically, Dr. Jastreboff specializes in sophisticated use of anti-obesity medication combinations to help patients reach their weight and health goals. She mainly sees patients for obesity treatment and weight management and additionally cares for patients with prediabetes and diabetes.
Dr. Jastreboff is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Pediatric Endocrinology, and Obesity Medicine.
She completed her PhD at Yale University's Investigative Medicine Program focused on clinical translational investigation with a dissertation entitled “Neural Response to Food Cues and Stress in Individuals with Obesity".
Dr. Jastreboff's research is supported by NIH/NIDDK (R01s) and industry funded global, multi-center clinical trials.
|Young Physician-Scientist Award||American Association for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)||2013|
|First Place Poster Award, Yale Multi-Disciplinary Endocrinology & Metabolism Retreat||Yale Univeristy||2013|
|American Diabetes Association Young Investigator Travel Grant Award||American Diabetes Association (ADA)||2013|
|Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Award, Translational Science Meeting 2013||Burroughs Wellcome Fund||2013|
|Translational Science Poster Award||Association for Clinical Research Training and Society for Clinical and Translational Science||2013|
|Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center (DRC), Poster Awardee||Yale University||2011|
|Yale Pediatric Fellows’ Research Day, Oral presentation award winner||Yale University||2011|
|WTNH (Channel 8)||WTNH (Channel 8) On Call: Keto Diet – TV interview on news station: https://www.wtnh.com/news/health/news-8-on-call-keto-diet/||2020|
|WTNH (Channel 8)||WTNH (Channel 8). Top 3 dieting trends of 2020. Live TV interview on news station: https://www.wtnh.com/on-air/gmct-at-nine/top-3-dieting-trends-of-2020/||2020|
|Better Health||Better Health. 12 diets you should never try, according to health experts. https://www.eatthis.com/unhealthiest-diets-experts/||2019|
|Better Health||Better Health. Healthy gifts that are doctor recommended. https://www.eatthis.com/healthy-gifts/||2019|
|WTNH (Channel 8)||WTNH (Channel 8) On Call: New policy for children with severe obesity – TV interview on news station: https://www.wtnh.com/lifestyle/health-news/news-8-on-call-new-policy-for-children-with-severe-obesity/||2019|
|Huffington Post||Huffington Post. This is your body on Keto. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/keto-effects-body_l_5d9b58abe4b099389803e441||2019|
|Health Central||Health Central. When diet and exercise aren’t enough. https://www.healthcentral.com/article/obesity-treatments||2019|
|WTNH (Channel 8)||WTNH (Channel 8) Dealing with Diabetes on Campus – Live TV interview on news station: https://www.wtnh.com/on-air/dealing-with-diabetes-on-campus/||2019|
|ADA (American Diabetes Association)||Obesity/Pathogenesis of Obesity Subcommittee||2019 - Present|
|NIH||NIH Study Section ad hoc reviewer KNOD: Kidney, Nutrition, Obesity, and Diabetes||2019|
|The Endocrine Society||Hormone Health Network (HHN) committee||2019 - Present|
|NPR||National Public Radio (NPR) live interview on Where We Live with David Deroches and Lydia Brown: America’s Diet Craving. http://www.wnpr.org/post/americas-diet-craving||2018|
|The Obesity Society||Clinical Committee||2018 - Present|
|MedPage Today||MedPage Today: Progress in Type 2 Diabetes Care – interview (videos): (1) Treating the Root Cause: Obesity Medicine: https://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-centers/progress-in-type-2-diabetes-care/obesity-medicine/19 (2) How Effective is Weight Loss as Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes? https://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-centers/progress-in-type-2-diabetes-care/weight-loss-as-therapy-for-type-2-diabetes/3 (3) Diets in Diabetes: One Size Doesn’t Fit All: ): https://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-centers/progress-in-type-2-diabetes-care/diet-in-diabetes/22 (4) Beating the Set Point and Maintaining Weight Loss: https://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-centers/progress-in-type-2-diabetes-care/maintaining-weight-loss/20 (5) Potential Risks of Anti-obesity Medications in Patients with T2D: https://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-centers/progress-in-type-2-diabetes-care/potential-risks-of-anti-obesity-medications/21||2017|
|Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology||Faculty Search Committee||2017 - 2018|
|American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology||AACE 2nd Consensus Conference on Obesity Writing Task Force||2017 - 2018|
|NIH||NIH Study Section ad hoc reviewer PRDP: Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention||2017|
|The Obesity Society||Grant Reviewer (Scientific Review Committee)||2017 - Present|
|The Obesity Society||co-chair neuroimaging program planning committee 2019-2020, committee member 2016-present||2016 - 2020|
|Yale Medicine||Yale Medicine: Why Obesity is a Disease – interview (video) Obesity is a growing epidemic in America. Ania Jastreboff, MD, PhD discusses why obesity is a disease with biological underpinnings. In addition, she discusses treatment options and medications. https://www.yalemedicine.org/conditions/why-obesity-is-a-disease/||2016|
|American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology||Task Force for the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Comprehensive Medical Care of Patients with Obesity||2015 - 2016|
|The Obesity Society||Obesity Medicine Fellowship Curriculum Development Committee||2015 - 2016|
|The Obesity Society||Development of "Contributors to Obesity" infographic for organizational use and the Surgeon General (Committee)||2015|
|American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology||Task Force for the Obesity Algorithm||2015 - 2016|