Dr. Mary Horlick : NIDDK

Dr. Mary Horlick

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 679
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-4726

Email: horlickm@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:

Director, Pediatric Clinical Obesity Program

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

Manage Pediatric Clinical Obesity research portfolio including consortium for

observational longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery in adolescents (Teen-LABS,

ancillary study to adult LABS), participate in initiatives relevant to pediatric obesity

from other ICs such as the Provider Survey on Practice Behaviors Related to Energy

Balance from the Prevention Branch of NCI, coordinate efforts with program officers

with pediatric obesity grants in other Institutes and Centers

Previous Training and Experience:

M.D., New York University (1972- 1976)

Residency, Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY (1976 – 1979)

Fellowship, Pediatric Ambulatory Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY (1979 –


Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Mount Sinai Hospital, New

York, NY (1980-1982)

Board Certified in Pediatrics

Board Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

Clinical Faculty in Pediatric Endocrinology at:

Beth Israel Medical Center (NY, NY) with Mount Sinai School of Medicine

appointment (1982 – 1988)

Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (Newark, NJ) with University of Medicine &

Dentistry of NJ appointment (1988- 1992)

Presbyterian Hospital & St. Luke’s –Roosevelt Hospital (NY, NY) with Columbia

University Physicians & Surgeons appointment (1992 -2005)

Clinical Research:

Body Composition Unit of the Obesity Research Center of St. Luke’s – Roosevelt /

Columbia University (NY, NY): NIH and other funding for pediatric studies in healthy

subjects and patients with various conditions including obesity (1995 – 2005)

Medical Officer, NIDDK (June 2005 – present)

Committees/ Working Groups:

NIDDK Obesity Research Working Group

NIDDK Clinical Studies Working Group

NIDDK New Investigator Committee

NIDDK Transition Process Committee

Other Activities:

Manuscript preparation from data collected at Columbia in collaboration with colleagues

Collaboration with the NICHD intramural Unit on Growth and Obesity

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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