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International Obesity Expert

Interviews, Lectures, Events, Selected Publications

As an international obesity expert, Dr. Kushner has been an invited speaker to conferences in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.

Nationally, Dr. Kushner speaks regularly on obesity, lifestyle medicine and nutrition at annual society conferences, satellite educational symposia, specialty conferences, government agency meetings, advisory boards and to consumer groups.

Examples of Dr. Kushner’s media coverage as an obesity expert and author include Good Morning America, ABC World News, the Today Show Weekend, the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, Newsday, The New York Daily News, The New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fitness, Glamour, Health, In Touch, Men’s Health, Newsweek, O, the Oprah Magazine, People, Redbook, SHAPE, Time, US Magazine, US News and World Report, USA Today Web Chat and

Below are some highlights of Dr. Kushner’s interviews, lectures, events and selected publications.


Asking for Help:
Facing Post-surgery Weight Regain Head-on
Obesity Action Coalition National Convention
Denver, Colorado
July, 2018

Teaching Nutrition in the Context of Lifestyle Medicine
22nd Annual IAMSE Meeting
Integrating Nutrition and Wellness Education in Teaching the Health Sciences
Las Vegas, Nevada
June, 2018

Talking to Your Patients:
How to Succeed at Weight Management
What We Can Learn by Taking a Weight History
3rd Annual Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Disease Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
April, 2018

A fresh Look at Assessing Obesity and its Complications
Endocrine Society Presents:
Improving Obesity Care
Chicago, IL
March, 2018


Taking a Weight History -
Using Mnemonics to Learn a Missing Skill in Medical Education
MedEd Publish
November, 2017

Enhancing Nutrition Training and Research for Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, Attending Physicians and other Clinicians
National Institute of Health/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Washington, DC
September 7-8, 2017

Losing weight gets personal:
Combining diet and behavioral changes may help
The Washington Post
September 2, 2017

Models of Obesity Care
Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine
Harvard Medical School
June 24, 2017

Defining Patient Profiles to Guide Obesity Care
Invited speaker, 24th European Congress on Obesity (ECO)
Porto, Portugal
May 19, 2017

Paitner SL, Ahmed R, Hill JO, Kushner RF, Lindquist R, Brunning S, Margulies A.
What matters in weight loss? An in-depth analysis of self-monitoring
J Medical Internet Research 19(5):e160, 2017

Diabetes & Obesity Summit 2017
Cleveland Clinic
Principles of Obesity in Medical Practice
Obesity and Sleep Apnea
Advances in Lifestyle Intervention
Behavioral Strategies - Things to Do, Things to Say
Honolulu, Hawaii
January, 2017

Kahan S, Kushner RF
New Year’s resolution: Say no to fake journals and conferences
Obesity 25 (1):11-12, 2017


Obesity Coverage on Medical Licensing Examinations in the United States
What is Being Tested?
Robert F. Kushner, et. al.
Teaching and Learning in Medicine
December 29, 2016 (published online)

One Weight Loss Approach Fits All?
No, Not Even Close
The New York Times
December 12, 2016

Preventing Obesity in People and their Pets: A One Health Approach
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association
Director One Health
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Atlanta, Georgia
November, 2016

Clinician-of-the-Year Award
The Obesity Society
November, 2016

Practice-Based Nutrition Care
The Clinics: Internal Medicine
An Issue of Medical Clinics North America
Editors: Scott Kahan, Robert F Kushner
November, 2016

Confronting Biological Adaptation to Weight Loss
Fall Obesity Summit
Obesity Medicine Association
September, 2016

Obesity and Management of Weight Loss
James S. Yeh, M.D., M.P.H., Robert F. Kushner, M.D., and Gordon D. Schiff, M.D.
N Engl J Med 2016; 375:1187-1189
September 22, 2016
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMclde1515935

The Struggle is Real: Why is it so Hard to Manage my Weight?
Understanding the Role of your Behaviors
Your Weight Matters National Convention
Obesity Action Coalition
Washington DC
August 25-28, 2016

Best of Cardiometabolic Health Congress Regional Update
June, 2016

R.F. Kushner, Development of a six-factor questionnaire
for use in weight management counseling
Patient Education and Counseling 99 (2016),2018-2025

If 'The Biggest Loser' Doesn't Work, Why Is It Still On The Air?
Huffington Post
May 13, 2016

Dear Doctor: I’m taking insulin and can’t seem to lose any weight. Why is it so hard? Your Weight Matters Magazine
Spring, 2016

Best of Cardiometabolic Health Congress Regional Update
May, 2016

Patient-Centered Care of the Patient with Obesity
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
2016 Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress
Orlando, Florida
May, 2016

Lifestyle Medicine - Manual for Clinical Practice
Editors: Jeffrey Mechanick, M.D. and Robert F. Kushner, M.D.
Springer Press
Release date: April 15, 2016

Obesity Summit for Residents and Fellows
CME- Certified
Activity Chair, Robert F. Kushner, M.D.
Orlando, Florida
March, 2016

Models of Clinical Obesity Care
2016 American College of Preventive Medicine
Washington D.C.
February, 2016

Payment Challenges for Physicians
Roundtable on Obesity Management and Coverage
Milken Institute School of Public Health
STOP Obesity Alliance
Washington DC
February, 2016


The Power of Healthy Living:
It's never too late
Northwestern University
Alumnae Continuing Education Program
November 24, 2015

Visiting Professorship Program in Obesity
Endocrine Society
University of Louisville
October 13-15, 2015

Lifestyle Medicine - An Emerging New Discipline
Kushner, Robert F and Mechanick, Jeffrey
US Endocrinology
2015; 11(1): 36-40

Target Your Traits:
Overcome Your Weight Loss Challenges
Obesity Action Coalition
San Antonio, Texas
August, 2015

Me, You, Us:
The Team Approach to Medical Weight Management
Obesity Action Coalition
San Antonio, Texas
August, 2015

“Models of Obesity Care”
Invited speaker, 28th Annual Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine:
Treating Obesity 2015
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA.
June 18, 2015

Obesity is not a curable condition
Letter to the editor
Chicago Tribune
January 2, 2015


Nutrition education in medical school: a time of opportunity
Robert F. Kushner, et al
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
2014; 99 (suppl): 1167S-73S

An obesity educational intervention for medical students addressing
weight bias and communication skills using standardized patients
Robert F Kushner, et al
BMC Medical Education
2014, 14:53

The burden of obesity:
Personal stories, professional insights.
Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 4(2):129-133

“Lifestyle Approach to Obesity Management”
11th Annual Rocky Mountain Metabolic Symposium
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center
Aurora, CO
May 9, 2014

“Obesity, in Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind”
American College of Physicians Internal Medicine
2014 Scientific Session
Orlando, FL
April 10, 2014

The Power of Lifestyle Change
Arogya World
March, 2014


Chairman’s Award
Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)

Second Expert Panel on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adult and
Expert Panel on Integrated CVD Risk Reduction
in Adults
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institutes of Health
2008 - 2013

“Lifestyle intervention and clinical outcomes: The Look AHEAD Study”
8th Annual Obesity Summit, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
October 16-17, 2013

“Obesity Medicine: Practical Strategies for Obesity Management”
Cardiometabolic Health Congress
Boston, MA
October 2-5, 2013

“Medical evaluation of the patient with obesity” and “Models of obesity care”
Blackburn course in Obesity Medicine
Practical approaches and board review
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA.
June 5-8, 2013

“Obesity Management: What’s new on the market?”
American College of Physicians Annual conference
San Francisco, CA
April 11-13, 2013

“Nutritional deficiencies and neurological complications”, “Combining drug therapy with surgery to manage obesity” and “The new obesity medicine certification”
13th annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium
Las Vegas, NV
March 6-9, 2013


“Determinants of weight regain after bariatric surgery:
evaluation and management” and “Nutrition deficiency
after weight loss surgery: management and precautions”
11th Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
December 12-13, 2012.

New Diet Pills Offer Option to Off-Label Obesity Drugs
The Wall Street Journal
July 30, 2012

“Lifestyle, Pharmacotherapy and Emerging Therapies for Obesity”
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (AACE) Annual Congress
Philadelphia, PA
May 23-27, 2012

What's your diet DNA?
Red Eye Chicago
March 4, 2012

Clamor for obesity pill may test FDA limits
February 28, 2012

New patient guidebook:
"Live Healthier Weight Loss Options for Treating Obesity"
now offered by the American College of Physicians Foundation
PR Newswire
February 27, 2012

What to know before undergoing bariatric surgery
Medill Reports: Chicago
February 22, 2012

“Reducing the obesity epidemic: multiple determinants and clinical perspectives”
American College of Preventive Medicine
Buena Vista, FL
February 22-25, 2012

Understanding lifestyle habits key to weight loss
the Professional Hypochondriac
February 7, 2012

Heavy doctors avoid discussions about weight
VPR News (Vermont Public Radio)
January 27, 2012

“Nutritional complications and keys to successful long-term management”
Clinical Nutrition Week 2012
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Orlando, FL
January 21-24, 2012

Retrofit weight loss coverage
CBS Chicago
January, 2012


November Book of the Month:
Counseling Overweight Adults: The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit
Eat Right Weekly
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
November 23, 2011

Weight loss can be maintained
ABC News
October 13, 2011

Using Behavior Change Plans to Improve Medical Student Self Care
Robert F Kushner, et al
Academic Medicine
Vol 86, No 7
July 2011

“Lifestyle Intervention” and “Scaling up to treat the obesity epidemic”
25th annual international conference on practical approaches to the treatment of obesity
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA
June 16-18, 2011

Overweight is the new normal
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
June 12, 2011

Diet Doctors Gone Wrong
Health Magazine
June, 2011

Some Ob-Gyns Say Obese Patients Too High Risk
abc World News
May 25, 2011

“Beating the Biggest Loser” and “Optimum medical management to reduce postoperative complications following bariatric surgery”
Second annual Scripps health cardiometabolic summit
San Diego, CA
May 14, 2011

“Treatment of Obesity” and “Obesity Prevention and Management”
American College of Physicians (ACP) Scientific Meeting
San Diego, CA
April 7-9, 2011

Weight Loss Wake-Up Call
O The Oprah Magazine
April, 2011

A Smart (and Easy!) Way to Curb Emotional Eating
March 8, 2011


National Honors and Award recipient as honorary member
American Dietetic Association (ADA)

Physicians Role in Obesity Management, 5th Annual Obesity Summit:
Science and Practice of Obesity Management
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
November 3-4, 2010

Emerging Strategies for Obesity and Minimizing Cardiovascular Risk: Primary Care Physicians at the Forefront of Treatment
Pri-Med Update Meeting
Baltimore, MD
October 30, 2010

Cardiometabolic Health Congress
Boston, MA
October 20-23, 2010

Weight Regain – I Need a Redo on My Gastric Bypass
The Obesity Society 28th Annual Scientific Meeting
San Diego, CA
October 8-12, 2010

Combination Diet and Exercise Intervention Fuels Weight Loss in the Severely Obese
Internal Medicine News
October 8, 2010

Doctor's Orders: Eat Well to Be Well
The New York Times
September 21, 2010

Diet drugs face tough test before FDA
Chicago Tribune
September 14, 2010

Obesity as a CNS Disorder: Targeting the Neuronal Circuitry of Weight Loss
Online CME video
July, 2010

Obesity Medicine and Treating obesity one patient at a time
24th annual international conference on practical approaches to the treatment of obesity
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA
June 17-19, 2010

Pharmacotherapy management of obesity
11th International conference on long-term complications of treatment of children and adolescents for cancer
Williamsburg, VA
June 11-12, 2010

Using a Lifestyle Patterns Approach for Management of the Obese Patient
The Illinois Dietetic Association
Chicago, Illinois
April 16, 2010

Advances in the clinical management of obesity: Implications for prevention
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association 16th annual symposium Schaumburg, Illinois
April 15, 2010

Total Nutrition Therapy (TNT) – Diabetes”
Abbott Nutrition International
Beijing, China
April 10, 2010

'Biggest Loser' show has big health problems
February 21, 2010

Curbing obesity: Doctors play a key role
American Medical News
February 15, 2010

Health Secrets: What Every Woman Should Know
WTTW/ Channel 11
January 21, 2010

Does more butt and thigh fat make you healthier?
ABC News
January 12, 2010

New treatment options for the moderately obese
Chicago Tribune
January 11, 2010


Prevalence of Unhealthy Lifestyle Patterns Among Overweight and Obese Adults
October 29, 2009 - advance online publication

Unhealthy habits often hard to break
Chicago Tribune
October 30, 2009

Medicine's Elusive Goal: A Safe Weight-Loss Drug
The New York Times
October 17, 2009

A weighty issue indeed
Chicago Tribune
September 12, 2009

Book Review: Counseling Overweight Adults
Obesity and Weight Management Journal
Volume 5, Number 4
August, 2009

Solutions: Eradicating America's obesity epidemic
The Washington Times
August 16, 2009

New certification for doctors in obesity
USA Today
August 5, 2009

Weight Bias
Voice of the People
Chicago Tribune
August 3, 2009

Book Review,
Counseling Overweight Adults:
The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit
The American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
July/ August 2009

Harvard Medical School
Division of Continuing Education course
23rd Annual International Conference on the Practical Approaches to the Treatment of
Cambridge, MA
June 18-20, 2009

Plenary Session:
Treating Obesity One Patient at a Time
Friday, June 19, 2009

Concurrent Session:
Using Lifestyle Pattern Recognition for Obesity Counseling
Friday, June 19, 2009

Plenary Session:
Keynote Lecture: Obesity 2009: Whose Fault is it?
Saturday, June 20, 2009

Furry pals can be partners in fitness
June 8, 2009

'Heal Thyself' not so easy for med students
Chicago Tribune
May 27, 2009

Book Review: Counseling Overweight Adults
Weight Management Matters Newsletter
a dietetic practice group of the ADA
Spring 2009: Volume 6, No. 4

Weight Management Counseling Using a Targeted Lifestyle Patterns Approach
Diabetes Spectrum, Vol 22, No 1
January 2009

Fresh Start:
How you and your dog can get healthy in 2009
Dog Fancy
January, 2009

Losing, gaining in public carries shame
Associated Press
January 28, 2009

Obesity numbers steady but well short of health goals
American Medical News
January 26, 2009

Ringing in a Healthier New You
January 1, 2009


Want to eat well? Let your personality be your guide.
The Free Lance Star
November 30, 2008

New center to tackle obesity epidemic
Chicago Tribune
November 28, 2008

NCCO Launch
Northwestern Comprehensive Center on Obesity
November 13, 2008

American Dietetic Association
CDR Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management
Cincinnati, Ohio
Nov 6, 2008

The American Dietetic Association
Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
McCormick Place West
Chicago, IL
Counseling Overweight Adults:
New Directions in Personalized Care
Robert F. Kushner, M.D. and Dawn Jackson Blatner, R.D.
October 26, 2008

Companion Dogs as Weight Loss Partners
Obesity Management
Volume 4, Number 5, October 2008

Mayo clinic
8th Annual Nutrition in Health and Disease Conference
Chicago, IL
Options for weight loss interventions
Getting your patients to move
October 11-12, 2008

Release of Counseling Overweight Adults:
The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit
Publisher: American Dietetic Association
September, 2008

Harvard Medical School
22nd annual international conference on practical approaches to the treatment of obesity
Cambridge, MA
Treating obesity one patient at a time
Using lifestyle pattern recognition for obesity counseling
Obesity in 2008: Whose fault is it?
June 19-21, 2008

The Royal Society of Medicine
A view of obesity from the USA: the future of the UK?
London, England
June 17, 2008

Discover Magazine
Whodunnit: TV or Fast Food or Genes?
June 3, 2008

Chicago Tribune
Pregnancy as a diet craze
April 20, 2008

U.S. News and World Report
Weight Loss: Too Fat? No More Excuses
January 14, 2008

Reader's Digest
A Dogged Workout Partner
January 2008


Treatment of the Obese Patient
RF Kushner and DH Bessesen, Editors
Contemporary Endocrinology Series
Humana Press
Totowa, NJ

January 1, 2007
Associated Press
2006 diet news brought us fish, wine

January 29, 2007
Not Hungry? NO Problem

February 1, 2007
AP Medical Writer
Nutrition Tips for Super Bowl Sunday

March 16, 2007
American Diabetes Association 16th annual conference on Diabetes
“Diet: How should we be counseling our patients?”
Miami, Florida

April, 2007
Eating Well Magazine
Dog-Gone Those Pounds: Is Your Pup a Perfect Partner for Weight Loss?

April 19-21, 2007
Internal Medicine 2007
American College of Physicians
“Nutrition and Diets: The Role in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention” and “Translating Evidence into Practice and Overcoming Clinical Inertia: Motivating Ourselves and Our Patients”
San Diego, California

May, 2007
Find your perfect plan

May 22, 2007
Digestive Disease Week
“A national pandemic: Obesity through the ages”
Washington, DC

June, 2007
Obesity Management
Lifestyle patterns approach for obesity management

June, 2007
Harvard Medical School
Practical Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity
Lifestyle Patterns Workshop
Keynote: Why Are We Fat?

July 10, 2007
Boston Now
Weight Loss: The next Generation
Brookline’s takes multi-media approach to fitness

July 25, 2007
ABC News
Study: Obese Friends Could Make You Fat

August 3, 2007
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) 34th annual meeting
Pharmacological Approaches to Obesity
St. Louis, Missouri

August 4, 2007
Northwest Herald
Weight loss program gauges personality

October, 2007
The Obesity Society: Annual Scientific Meeting 2007
Keynote: The Individualistic Approach to Obesity Care

November 10, 2007
Logging on to Lose those Extra pounds

November 21, 2007
The Associated Press
If You Overeat, Get back on Track Fast

December 6-8, 2007
Childhood Obesity Research Summit, sponsored by the American Heart Association
Adult Chronic Care Model
Arlington, VA.

Interviews, Lectures & Events

January 20, 2006
Diabetes Care. University of Florida
“Lifestyle patterns approach to behavior change/weight management”

March 1, 2006
Albert Einstein Medicine Center
“Generation O(verweight): What can you do to help your patient?”

April 5, 2006
Chicago Sun Times
Slim Ray of Hope in Fat Study

April, 2006
Weight Watchers Magazine
Walk the Dog!

April, 2006
Is your eating making you fat?

May, 2006
Release of Fitness Unleashed
A Dog and Owner’s Guide to Losing Weight and Gaining Health Together by Marty Becker DVM and Robert F Kushner, MD
(Three Rivers Press, 2006)

May 2, 2006
Today’s Oregonian
Got some excess weight you want to lose? If you want results, diet and work out with Rover

May 3, 2006
ABC News: Help your dog slim down
Dr. Marty Becker on Good Morning America

May 5, 2006
Life: America’s Weekend Magazine
Health: Exercising with your dog

May 8, 2006
Pet Connection
Get moving! Fitness program for people and pets makes for healthier lives for both

May 16, 2006
Newsweek Health,
Our Dogs, Our Selves;
A new book offers tips to get dog owners - and their pets – back in shape.
Quiz: What’s your dog-walking profile

May 29, 2006
People Magazine
The low-down on a stalk of brand-new diet and fitness books

June, 2006
Reader’s Digest
Put that dog on a diet!

June 1, 2006
Ottawa Sun
Let’s go walkies!

June 22-24, 2006
Harvard Medical School, 20th annual practical approaches to the treatment of obesity
Lifestyle patterns approach
Dr. Kushner’s Personality Type Diet
Design a diet that works for you as an individual

July 18, 2006
Washington Post
Get moving or the dog dies

August, 2006
Make your diet healthier – overnight

August 9, 2006
Journal of the American Medical Association
JAMA, Vol 296, No 6
Studies suggest dog walking a good strategy for fostering fitness

September 12, 2006
Washington Post
Fat Cats, Poor Prognosis

September 12, 2006
Fresh idea; Exercising with your dog

October, 2006
Women’s Health
Mind over fatter

October, 2006
Nutrigenomics and the Healthcare Provider
International Functional Food Symposium
Hong Kong Polytechnic University


January 5
Chicago Tribune
Tip Scales your Way with Diet Strategies

The New York Daily News dedicated its 6-day 2005 New Year's diet package exclusively to the Personality Type Diet approach and Here is a quick synopsis of the featured stories:

Sunday, January 9:
The First Diet Designed with You in Mind: Lose the Weight Your Way.

Monday, January 10:
Are you a Hearty Portioner who puts too much food on your plate and into your mouth? Hearty Portioner success story: lost 125 pounds

Tuesday, January 11:
The Swing Eater eats reasonable amounts of "good" foods around other people and sneaks "bad" foods in private. Swing Eater success story: lost 40 pounds

Wednesday, January 12:
Meet the Steady Snacker who is unaware of how much high calorie foods he consumes between meals. Steady Snacker success story: lost 37 pounds

Thursday, January 13:
The Fruitless Feaster doesn't get enough filling and healthful fruits and vegetables into her daily diet. Fruitless Feaster success story: lost 50 pounds

Friday, January 14:
Are you a Meal Skipper who lacks a structured eating regimen and doesn't have enough true meals on a daily basis? Meal Skipper success story: lost 76 pounds

January 17
Time Magazine
What Pets Bring to the Party

March 2005
Reader's Digest
Diet with your Dog

April 14-16
American College of Physicians (ACP) Annual Session, San Francisco
“Diet facts and fiction: How to counsel your patient”

April 26, 2005
PC Magazine
Lose Weight while Surfing!

May 2005
Ladies’ Home Journal
A Dieter’s Best Friend

May 11, 2005
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Digestive Disease Week “Medical and surgical management of obesity”

May 26-28, 2005
20th Annual Southern Regional Conference on Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease. American Diabetes Association
“Global health & economic implications of obesity: How we are dealing with it and what we can do in the future”

June 23-25, 2005
Harvard Medical School, 19th annual practical approaches to the treatment of obesity
“Tools and skills for effective interventions” and “Elements of effective counseling”

July 1-3, 2005
The American Dietetic Association and Commission on Dietetic Registration, Cambridge, England
“Current Research and Future Directions in Obesity”

August 10-13, 2005
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) 32nd annual meeting
“Lifestyle strategies for behavior change”


Pudgy Pooches and Owners can Shed Pounds Together
The New York Times
November 23, 2004

Publicity (Dr. Kushner’s Personality Type Diet):


Fox National News: Carbohydrates
The Today Show, Weekend Edition
NBC National News: Obesity
NBC 5 Chicago: Online Dieting


USA Today
The Arizona Republic
Kansas City Star

Other Print

Nutrition and the MD Book Review
L’Espresso Magazine
Good Medicine Magazine
Cooking Light Magazine
Allure Magazine


WGN, Extension 720, The Milt Rosenberg Show
WGN Radio, The John Williams Show
CKLW Radio, Windsor, Ontario
The Frankie Boyer Show
Sirius Satellite Radio/ OutQ Channel, New York


USA Today Web Chat home page: The Best Diet for Your Personality
WebMd: Evaluate the latest diets


Transitions Bookplace Book Signing
First Annual Integrative Medicine Conference, Florida

2003 Publicity: Dr. Kushner’s Personality Type Diet


NBC News, Chicago
CBS News, Chicago
CBS Atlanta, WGCL TV
Good Day Atlanta, Fox 5
Good Day Dallas, KDFW, Fox
Fox Morning News, Chicago
WGN Feature Story, 9 PM News
WGN Morning News


Chicago Tribune (article about the book)
Cincinnati Enquirer (article about the book)
USA Today (Diet book picks for 2003)
Newsday (Diet book discussion)

Other Print

Publisher’s Weekly
US Magazine
Today’s Chicago Woman
First for Women
In Touch
Woman’s Day
Woman’s World
Pioneer Press
Chicago Image
Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter
Today’s Dietitian
American Dietetic Association Weight Control Practice Group Newsletter
Experience Life Magazine
University of Illinois Alumni Magazine


WBZ, The Jordan Rich Show, Boston, MA
KSRK, The Karen Grant Show, Monterey, California
Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, WGN, Chicago
WVXU, FIT, National Public Radio, Cincinnati, Ohio
WDNC, Raleigh Durham, NC
KTKZ, Sacramento, California
WCAP, Boston, MA
KWCL, Monroe, Louisiana
KGGO, Des Moines, Iowa
WISH, Rochester, NY
WISH, McLeesboro, IL
WTAG, Boston, MA
KZZP, Phoenix, Arizona
WGCH, Greenwich, Conn.
KPAM, Portland, Oregon
WCCF, Fort Meyers, Florida
KCTE, Total Health, Kansas City, Missouri
KEYL, Long Prairie, Minnesota
WNN, Dr. Nancy Talks Health, Boca Raton, Florida
WTKF, Positive Living, Moorehead City, NC
WMUB, Cincinnati, Ohio
WBCK, Battle Creek, Michigan
WFGO, Fargo, North Dakota
WREL, Lexington, Kentucky
WMUB, Sound Health, interconnect, Cincinnati, Ohio
Michigan Talk Radio
Aware Talk Radio