Robert Lustig

Robert Lustig

Biography:

Robert H. Lustig, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at University of California, San Francisco, and Director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program at UCSF and specializes in neuroendocrinology and childhood obesity. Lustig grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and attended Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan. He obtained a bachelor's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976 and an MD from Cornell University Medical College in 1980.

Lustig came to public attention in 2009 when one of his medical lectures, "Sugar: The Bitter Truth," went viral on YouTube. He is the editor of "Obesity Before Birth: Maternal and Prenatal Influences on the Offspring" (2010), and author of "Fat Chance: Beating the Odds against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease." Dr. Lustig lives in San Francisco with his wife and two daughters (ages 10 and 4).

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