Brook Belay, MD, MPH

Medical Officer, Obesity Prevention and Control, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta, GA

Dr. Belay is a medical officer in the Obesity Prevention and Control Branch’s Health Care Team at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO). Dr. Belay’s background is in pediatrics and public health.   He is responsible for obesity control efforts the health care setting and works on a variety of initiatives that focus on identifying and promoting innovative strategies in the health care setting.  These include linking the health care setting and community-based strategies, leveraging electronic health records to support obesity surveillance by public health, and promoting hospital environments that support communities in healthy food, physical activity, breastfeeding and lactation and tobacco-free choices.  Dr. Belay received his undergraduate training at Harvard University, completed his medical and public health training at Columbia University and trained in pediatrics and nephrology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.Brook Belay

Brook's Web Forums