Brook Belay, MD, MPH
Child & Teen Healthy Weight and Obesity
Obesity Prevention and Control Branch
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Belay is a medical officer in the Obesity Prevention and Control Branch’s Population Health and Health Care Unit at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO). Dr. Belay’s background is in pediatrics and public health. His areas of interest include obesity control efforts and promoting innovative strategies in the health care setting. These include linking the health care setting and community-based strategies, leveraging systems & strategies to enhance screening and counseling. Dr. Belay received his undergraduate training at Harvard University, completed his medical and public health schooling at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and trained in pediatrics and nephrology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.