Name: Christopher Ochner

Qualification: PhD

Country: United States


Nutrition Science Initiative.

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Nutrition Science Initiative 5930 Cornerstone Ct. W., Suite 190,
San Diego, CA 92121,
United States.

Research Interests:

Nutrition, weight loss, obesity


  • Dr. Christopher Ochner completed his PhD in clinical psychology at Drexel University in Philadelphia in 2006.  
  • He then completed an individual NIH grant fellowship at the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition/New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center.  
  • In 2009, he received an NIH career development award and was promoted to faculty at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  
  • He became the youngest Columbia faculty to run an independent research laboratory, publishing >20 peer-reviewed articles since 2009.  
  • He has served as a mentor for graduate students, fullbright scholars, residents and fellows.  
  • Now, as faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of Research Training and Development at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Dr. Ochner is working to develop a clinically-based program of research in the area of obesity prevention and treatment, as well as fostering the development of research in other areas within the Adolescent Health Center.