Robert Eckel

Country: USA
Company: Lipid Clinic at University of Colorado Hospital
Robert H. Eckel, MD, FAHA, FACC, FNLA, is a distinguished Professor of Medicine specializing in diabetes research. He holds significant roles at the University of Colorado - Denver, including Director of the Lipid Clinic and a position in Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes. With extensive contributions, Dr. Eckel's expertise spans multiple fields, including Cardiology and Physiology. His research probes the intricate connections between metabolic disorders such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes, and their relationship to cardiovascular health. Notably, he has authored over 300 articles in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Eckel's leadership extends to serving as past president of the American Heart Association and the Obesity Society. He has also played pivotal roles in influential cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines and associations, contributing his invaluable insights to the field of diabetes.