Center for Healthy Weight Team

The Center for Healthy Weight team includes medical, nutrition, public health, psychiatric and research specialists. They come from the world-class medical staff at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Every member of the team is dedicated to:

  • Preventing obesity in children
  • Eliminating the problems caused by obesity
  • Restoring or maintaining patient health
  • Promoting child and family health and well-being

Doctors, nurses and clinicians from other medical specialties also consult with the Center for Healthy Weight team.

Center for Healthy Weight Director

Patient Care

Pediatric Weight Clinic

Packard Pediatric Weight Control Program

  • Ines Campero
  • Andrea Chilton, RN
  • Blanca Ezquerro
  • Esther Levy, MSc
  • Elizabeth Sarwar, RN
  • Julieta Sharma
  • Susana Pearl
  • Thea Runyan, MPH
  • Cindy Zedeck, MA - Director

Adolescent Bariatric Surgery


Basic and Translational Science 

  • Gregory S. Barsh, MD, PhD, Director

Clinical Research and Clinical Trials

Prevention Science

Public Policy Research

Community Programs

Partnerships to Promoting Healthy Eating

Training and Professional Education

Pediatric Weight Control Program Training Institute

Advocating for Public Policy Change

Advocating for Public Policy Change