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Weight Loss Team Bios

Meet Our Weight Loss Team

From our world-renowned weight loss researchers, MDs and registered dietitians to our front desk staff, we have the best in the business.

  • Holly Wyatt, MD

    Holly Wyatt, MD

    Holly Wyatt, MD - Medical Director & Associate Professor

    A physician and clinical researcher, Holly has extensive experience in weight loss using medications and behavioral, dietary, physical activity and surgical treatments.

    Holly is co-author of State of Slim, revealing how Coloradans get and stay slender. As medical director of Extreme Weight Loss, she uses these principles to guide cast-member journeys.

    Her research interests include resting and total energy expenditure, fat oxidation and activity levels in weight-reduced populations. She studies the effect of diet on long-term success, as well as weight loss with Atkins’ vs. low fat-high carb diets and diet composition, exercise patterns and breakfast consumption in the National Weight Control Registry.

  • Margaret Eagan, MD

    Margaret Eagan, MD

    Margaret Eagan, MD - Assistant Professor

    Education & Certifications

    • MS, Georgetown University
    • Fellowship, University of Colorado

    Areas of Specialization

    • Endocrinology
    • Preventative health care
    • Promoting wellness through engaging mind, body and spirit
    • Developing personalized lifestyles to support individual client lives
    • Mindfulness-based programs for executives and baby boomers

    Philosophy

    • “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”  – Jim Rohn

    Personal Notables

    • Founded and ran Canterbury Wellness Center (CWC) from 1998-2012
    • Helped coordinate the Girls Athletic Leadership School (GALS) nutrition program
    • Organized ongoing seminar series in support of the GALS mission

  • Marc-Andre Cornier, MD

    Marc-Andre Cornier, MD

    Marc-Andre Cornier, MD - Associate Professor

    Education & Certifications

    • BS, Vanderbilt University
    • MD, Medical College of Georgia
    • Residency/Internship, Georgetown University
    • Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Colorado

    Areas of Specialization

    • Obesity
    • Food intake regulation
    • Neuroimaging
    • Insulin action

     

     

    Personal Notables

    • Associate director, CU Adult Diabetes Program
    • Director, University of Colorado Health LDL Apheresis Program
    • Medical director, My New Weigh meal-replacement weight-loss program
    • Staff physician, Denver Health
    • Active volunteer for the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, the Endocrine Society and the Obesity Society

  • Victoria Catenacci, MD

    Victoria Catenacci, MD

    Victoria Catenacci, MD - Assistant Professor

    Education & Certifications

    • BA/BS, University of Notre Dame
    • MD, Yale University
    • Internal Medicine Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • Chief Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • Board Certification in Endocrinology

    Areas of Specialization

    • Physician-directed weight management

    Philosophy

    • Individualized behavioral strategies for weight management along with weight-loss medications for appropriately selected patients.

    Personal Notables

    • Varsity Monogram Winner, Women’s Diving, University of Notre Dame
    • NIH F32 National Research Service Award
    • NIH K23 Career Development Award
    • Principle investigator of five-year NIH-funded R01 to evaluate the optimal time to begin exercise within a behavioral weight-loss program

  • Jacinda Nicklas, MD, MPH, MA

    Jacinda Nicklas, MD, MPH, MA

    Jacinda Nicklas, MD, MPH, MA - Assistant Professor

    Education & Certifications

    • BA/MA, Stanford University
    • MD/MPH, Harvard University
    • Internal Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    • General and Integrative Medicine Fellowship, Harvard University

    Areas of specialization

    • Internal medicine
    • Researches women’s health, obesity, weight loss and disease prevention
    • Weight control throughout the reproductive cycle
    • Helps postpartum women lose weight and decrease diabetes and cardiovascular disease risks

    Philosophy

    • Most people cannot lose weight on their own. When you’re ready, I can help you achieve your goals.

    Personal Notables

    • Completed a half Iron Man with mom to celebrate her 70.3-year birthday
    • Loves to run, bike and ski
    • Likes to cook vegetables

  • Erin Cunningham, MA

    Erin Cunningham, MA

    Erin Cunningham, MA - Director of Wellness Programs, Training and Leadership Development

    Education & Certifications

    • PhD Candidate/MA/BS, Colorado State University
    • Certified Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach, Certified Facilitator, Leader as Coach, Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence
    • Certified Master Career Coach, Manager as Coach Leadership Series, Certified Facilitator, Career Partners International

    Areas of Specialization

    • Health, wellness, athletics coach
    • Leadership development
    • Social and emotional intelligence coach
    • Career and executive coach
    • State of Slim Instructor

    Philosophy

    • “Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible.” – Dale Carnegie

    Personal Notables

    • NCAA Division I Cross-Country Track and Field, Colorado State University
    • Completed 10 marathons

  • Marsha Miller, MS, RD

    Marsha Miller, MS, RD

    Marsha Miller, MS, RD - Senior Registered Dietitian & Senior Professional Research Assistant

    Education & Certifications

    • MS/RD, St. Louis University
    • BS, University of Nebraska ‑ Lincoln

    Areas of Specialization

    • Weight loss and wellness transformations
    • State of Slim coach
    • Diabetes research and interventions
    • Individual and small-group interventions

    Philosophy

    • Wellness changes everything! YOU can accomplish anything you put your mind to. Food is fuel.

    Personal Notes

    • Love to spend time outside being active with my son, Cody, and dog, Sammi
    • Endurance cyclist and enjoy all water sports
    • Passionate about helping others with their transformation

  • Staci Barton Lupberger MS, RD

    Staci Barton Lupberger MS, RD

    Staci Barton Lupberger MS, RD - Assistant Director

    Education & Certifications
    MS, Human Nutrition/Food Science, Colorado State University
    BS, Dietetics, Northern Colorado University
    BA, Media Arts/Journalism, University of Arizona
    Registered Dietitian

    Areas of Specialization
    Health & Wellness
    Clinical Trials Project Management
    State of Slim Coach

    Philosophy
    “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” – Helen Keller

    Personal Notables
    200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT)
    4 time Marathon Finisher
    ….and mother of a beautiful, inquisitive and amusing son!

  • Elizabeth Thomas, MD

    Elizabeth Thomas, MD

    Elizabeth Thomas, MD - MD

    Education & Certifications

    • B.S. Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
    • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill
    • Fellowship in Endocrinology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
    • Board Certification in Internal Medicine
    • Board Certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism

    Areas of Specialization

    • Physician-directed weight management
    • Endocrinology

    Personable Notes

    • Research includes effects of energy imbalance on food intake behaviors, effects of eating patterns on weight regulation, and predictors of success with weight loss medication
    • Enjoys spending time outdoors, running, skiing and hiking with her husband and three kids

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