Weighing In On Metabolism

TUE, SEP 13, 2022 (28:23)

Dr. Susan B. Roberts is a leader in the science of metabolism. She has concentrated a great deal of her research on the rise of obesity, especially in Western nations.

In this program, she discusses how metabolism works under normal conditions, the relationship between metabolism and obesity, and the impact of certain diets on the metabolic system.

+ BIO: Susan B. Roberts, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan B. Roberts is Team Leader and Lead Scientist of the Energy Metabolism Team at the HNRCA. She is among the top 0.1% of all scientists quoted by other scientists worldwide in the biological and physical sciences.

Her work is widely quoted by national and international media including the New York Times, CNN, NBC, and ABC. She has received many awards for her work in nutrition research. Dr. Roberts was a member of the 2016-2017 National Academies of Science committee that reviewed updates to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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