Speaker's BiographyDavid Heber
Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Director, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
David Heber is a professor of medicine and public health and the director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also chief of the Division of Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Medicine. Heber is an internist and endocrinologist and is certified as a physician specialist in nutrition. He has been repeatedly voted one of the "Best Doctors in America." He has written more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles and directed two NIH Center grants on nutrition and cancer and botanical dietary supplements as well as a training grant on nutrition and obesity. He has edited numerous textbooks including "Nutritional Oncology" (Academic Press) in 2006, and four books for the public including "What Color is Your Diet?" (Harper Collins) and "The L.A. Shape Diet" (Harper Collins). His research area is prevention and treatment of common forms of cancer.