Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine;
Director, Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center;
Director, Nutrition and Support Service at Boston Medical Center

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: New England Deaconess Hospital
Fellowship/Post Residency: Fellowship in Nutrition Support at New England Deaconess Hospital

Areas of Interest: Novel medical treatments for obesity, monitoring type 2 diabetes, endothelial cell dysfunction and obesity and cytokine expression of
adipose cells after weight loss treatment in humans


  • Dr. Apovian published “The ALLI Diet Plan” in 2007, “The Overnight Diet” in 2013 and “The Age-Defying Diet” in 2015
  • Dr. Apovian is an Associate Editor of the Obesity Journal and is co-editor of the Obesity and
    Nutrition Section of Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Dr. Apovian is currently serving as the Vice-President of The Obesity Society
  • Dr. Apovian has served on the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction Expert Panel on Weight Loss Surgery for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Dr. Apovian has opened an online store dedicated to healthy weight loss

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September 29, 2016
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine