Robert F Kushner

  • 13105 Citations
1982 …2021
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Nutrition and Weight Management, Medical care of the patient with overweight or obesity, Preventive medicine

Medical education in nutrition and obesity

Care of patients who struggle with overweight or obesity

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine

Training Experience

1980Internship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
1982Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
1984Fellowship, University of Chicago Hospitals

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Illinois - Chicago

… → 1979

Research interests

  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Nutrition / Dietetics
  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Preventive Medicine

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Grants 2000 2021

Research Output 1982 2020

Changes in weight control behaviors and hedonic hunger in a commercial weight management program adapted for individuals with type 2 diabetes

Schulte, E. M., Tuerk, P. W., Wadden, T. A., Garvey, W. T., Weiss, D., Hermayer, K. L., Aronne, L. J., Becker, L. E., Fujioka, K., Miller-Kovach, K., Kushner, R. F., Malcolm, R. J., Raum, W. J., Rost, S. L., Rubino, D. M., Sora, N. D., Veliko, J. L. & O’Neil, P. M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Obesity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavior Control
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Weights and Measures

Clinical practice guidelines for the perioperative nutrition, metabolic, and nonsurgical support of patients undergoing bariatric procedures – 2019 update: cosponsored by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology, The Obesity Society, American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Medicine Association, and American Society of Anesthesiologists

Mechanick, J. I., Apovian, C., Brethauer, S., Garvey, W. T., Joffe, A. M., Kim, J., Kushner, R. F., Lindquist, R., Pessah-Pollack, R., Seger, J., Urman, R. D., Adams, S., Cleek, J. B., Correa, R., Figaro, M. K., Flanders, K., Grams, J., Hurley, D. L., Kothari, S., Seger, M. V. & 1 others, Still, C. D., Feb 2020, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 16, 2, p. 175-247 73 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Practice Guidelines
Open Access
education curriculum
school education
medical student
1 Citation (Scopus)

Weight History in Clinical Practice: The State of the Science and Future Directions

Kushner, R. F., Batsis, J. A., Butsch, W. S., Davis, N., Golden, A., Halperin, F., Kidambi, S., Machineni, S., Novick, M., Port, A., Rubino, D. M., Saunders, K. H., Shapiro Manning, L., Soleymani, T. & Kahan, S., Jan 1 2020, In : Obesity. 28, 1, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Weights and Measures
Patient-Centered Care
Quality of Health Care

Advancing Nutrition Education, Training, and Research for Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, Attending Physicians, and Other Clinicians: Building Competencies and Interdisciplinary Coordination

Van Horn, L., Lenders, C. M., Pratt, C. A., Beech, B., Carney, P. A., Dietz, W., Dimaria-Ghalili, R., Harlan, T., Hash, R., Kohlmeier, M., Kolasa, K., Krebs, N. F., Kushner, R. F., Lieh-Lai, M., Lindsley, J., Meacham, S., Nicastro, H., Nowson, C., Palmer, C., Paniagua, M. & 12 others, Philips, E., Ray, S., Rose, S., Salive, M., Schofield, M., Thompson, K., Trilk, J. L., Twillman, G., White, J. D., Zappalà, G., Vargas, A. & Lynch, C., Nov 1 2019, In : Advances in Nutrition. 10, 6, p. 1181S-1200S

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
School Health Services
biomedical research
nutrition education
Medical Education