Dr. Cheskin is Associate Professor of Health, Behavior & Society, with a joint appointment in Human Nutrition, and in Medicine at Johns Hopkins. He is also former director of the Gastroenterology Division, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Cheskin founded the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center in 1990.
Dr. Cheskin is the principal investigator on several research grants and is a frequent contributor to research and popular articles on weight management. He earned his MD from Dartmouth Medical School.