M.D., MPH, FACP
Dr. Peeke is chairman of the Jenny Craig Science Advisory Board, Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She is an internationally recognized expert, physician, scientist and New York Times best-selling author in the fields of public health, nutrition, fitness and weight management.
MD, MPH, PhD
Dr. Church is chief medical officer for ACAP Health Consulting where he focuses on the creation of clinical strategies and disease-specific interventions for health and wellness. Dr. Church is also professor and director of the Laboratory of Preventive Medicine at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he conducts research and education in nutrition and exercise for the promotion of healthy living.
Dr. Frates is an Assistant Director of Medical Education at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Harvard-Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and faculty advisor for the Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group at Harvard. She is a certified Wellness Coach and co-author of the wellness coaching chapter in the Lifestyle Medicine textbook. Dr. Frates’ work merges her physiatry and coaching skills. As an example, she leads wellness groups for stroke survivors at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
Dr. Greenway's area of research is in the treatment of obesity with an emphasis on pharmacological and nutriceutical interventions. He is Professor and Medical Director of the Pennington outpatient research clinic in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Dr. Hill is Executive Director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Anschutz Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics; and Director for the Center for Human Nutrition and Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center at University of Colorado. He is past president of the American Society of Clinical Nutrition and The Obesity Society.
Ms. Moore is Chairman and CEO, Wellcoaches Corporation, Co-Director, Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate; and co-author of the wellness coaching chapter in the latest edition of the Lifestyle Medicine textbook. She is co-founder and co-leader of the National Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches, which is developing national standards and certification for health and wellness coaches.
Dr. Pate is Professor, Department of Exercise Science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina, Chair of the Coordinating Committee for the National Physical Activity Plan, a nationally renowned expert in exercise physiology; and past president of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Pates’ areas of interest include physical activity and physical fitness in children and the health implications of physical activity.
PH.D, R.D., FADA
Dr. Rodriguez is Chairperson and Professor in the department of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of North Florida, and a Fellow and past president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dr. Rodriguez is an expert in nutrition education; food and culture; health disparities and Hispanic/Latino health and nutrition.
Dr. West is Professor and Carolina SMART-STATE Endowed Chair and Director of the Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles in the Department of Exercise Science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. Dr. West is a clinical psychologist who is expert in behavioral lifestyle interventions for weight management, as well as to address hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular risk.
Members of our Science Advisory Board are recognized leaders in the fields of medicine, nutrition, exercise and the psychology of behavior change—all critical components of the Jenny Craig Program. Every component of our program—from the menus and materials to how we consult with our clients—is the result of a close working relationship between the board and our corporate program development team. This partnership enables us to integrate the latest academic research with decades of practical experience to provide you with the world's best weight management program.