Department Of Obesity
Ari Shechter, PhD
Dr. Shechter is Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He received his PhD while in the laboratory of Dr. Diane Boivin at McGill University. During this time, he trained in human chronobiology and developed expertise in the assessment of the sleep-wake cycle and circadian physiology. He completed a postdoctoral research fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Marie-Pierre St-Onge at the New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center at Columbia University. There he began to examine the relationship of sleep with food intake, physical activity, and metabolism.