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Dr. Heber's wissenschaftliche Hauptforschungsgebiete sind die Behandlung von Übergewichtigen und die Ernährung für die Krebsverhütung und Behandlung. Er arbeitet als Forschungsleiter in diesem Bereich an der UCLA.
David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.N.
Chairman, Nutrition & Scientific Advisory Boards United States

Heber’s main research interests are obesity treatment and nutrition for cancer prevention and treatment.

He is the director of the Centre for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles. Heber has been on the faculty of the UCLA School of Medicine since 1978, and is currently professor of medicine and public health and the founding chief of the division of clinical nutrition in the department of medicine.

He directs the National Cancer Institute (NCI) funded clinical research unit and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) nutrition and obesity grants at UCLA. For five years, he also directed the NIH-funded UCLA Centre for dietary supplement research in botanicals.

Heber is included in “The Best Doctors in America” and “Who’s Who in America.” In addition to writing over 70 peer-reviewed scientific articles and two professional texts, he has also written four books.

Heber holds a B.S. in chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, UCLA, 1969; M.D. from Harvard Medical School, 1973; and Ph.D. in Physiology, University of California, 1978. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology and metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in clinical nutrition by the American Board of Nutrition.