Elizabeth Parks

The Obesity Society
Vice President

Dr. Elizabeth Parks, PhDis currently a tenured professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, within the Medical School, at the University of Missouri at Columbia. Dr. Parks’ current research studies are investigating how the brain, intestine and liver may communicate through the taste of fat to maintain energy balance and how the dysregulation of lipid metabolism in obesity leads to body-fat gain. Dr. Parks serves on the The Obesity Society Council as Vice President and as a spokesperson for the organization.