Rasa Kazlauskaite, MD, MS, ABIM, is the acting medical director of the Rush University Prevention Center. She is board-certified in endocrinology and metabolism, and internal medicine. She is listed among America's top physicians by the Consumers' Research Council of America and is an investigator in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation, which examines the health of women during their middle years.
Bradley Appelhans, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and obesity researcher who provides behavioral weight loss treatment for adults and families. He has conducted a number of studies on the role of brain processes and hormones in eating behavior, and he has partnered with business and community groups to develop novel programs to prevent obesity.
Jennifer Ventrelle, MS, RD, CPT, a registered dietitian and certified personal trainer, serves as director of the lifestyle programs. She is certified in adult weight management and has expertise in the design and implementation of workplace wellness programs. She has extensive clinical and teaching experience in nutrition and physical activity.
Philip Liebson, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, is a professor of medicine and preventive medicine at Rush. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and clinical hypertension, and he holds certification in clinical hypertension from the American Society of Hypertension, with research interests in left ventricular hypertrophy and risk factor evaluation using carotid ultrasound.