Department Of Endocrinology
Sharon Wardlaw, MD

Dr. Wardlaw is Professor of Medicine and the Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Obesity Research at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Wardlaw is Director of the Neuroendocrine Unit at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is an active member of the Columbia University Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, the Institute of Human Nutrition and the New York Obesity Research Center. She has served on several NIH Study Sections and has been an appointed member of the Endocrinology Study Section and of the Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes Study Section.

She has served on the editorial boards of Neuroendocrinology and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and was also Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in the fields of neuroendocrinology and obesity.

She participates in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows and is Director of the Endocrinology Clinic. A major interest has been in career development and she has served on numerous Departmental, CUMC and University committees involved with faculty development and promotions. These include Co-Chair of the CUMC and Faculty of Medicine Committees on Appointments and Promotions, Co-Chair Department of Medicine Committee on Promotions, Columbia University Senate, Faculty Affairs Committee and CUMC Advisory Committee on Faculty Academic Tracks.

Clinical Studies Managed By This Investigator:
Condition Study Title
Healthy Volunteers [ CLOSED ] Predictors of Lorcaserin-Induced Weight Loss
Healthy Volunteers Changes in Brain Biomarkers After Bariatric Surgery or Low-Calorie Diet (ages 18-65)