Dr. Pannain is an Associate Professor of Obesity Medicine and Endocrinology, and the Founder and Director of the Weight Management Program at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. She has been Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism since 2007 and a Diplomate of ABOM since 2016. Since 2018 she has served as a member of ABOM Obesity Medicine Certification Committee, tasked of developing Obesity Medicine recertification pathway for ABOM and a Board of Trustee of the Illinois Obesity Society (IOS) and since 2020 the society Treasurer. She is the Chair of the yearly University of Chicago/IOS Obesity CME.
Dr. Pannain’s clinical interest is in obesity medicine and specifically obesity pharmacotherapy. She lectures locally, nationally and internationally on the topic of anti-obesity medications.