Corby Martin, PhD

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Corby Martin

Professor

Pennington Biomedical Research Center – Louisiana State University System

Corby Martin is a Professor and Director of the Ingestive Behavior, Weight Management, & Health Promotion Laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Dr. Martin also Directs the Human Phenotyping Core of the Centers Nutrition Obesity Research Center. Dr. Martin has received various awards during his career, including the Lilly Scientific Achievement Award in 2013, and he became a Fellow of The Obesity Society in 2015. The overarching goal of Dr. Martins research is to develop tools and interventions to help people live healthier lives through diet and exercise. His research includes the development of novel methods to assess health behaviors, including the measurement of food intake with the Remote Food Photography Method and SmartIntake smartphone app, as well as the recently created PortionSize app. Dr. Martin has integrated these and other assessment platforms into weight management interventions that are delivered in clinics, as well as remotely via mobile health technology (e.g., apps). Dr. Martin was also part of a team that developed innovative methods to quantify dietary adherence based on observed body weight, and the team integrated these methods into successful weight management interventions, including SmartLoss, a remotely delivered weight loss intervention, and SmartMoms, a weight management program that promotes recommended levels of gestational weight gain among pregnant women.

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