Exercise Improves Musculoskeletal Health in Obesity - Physician's Weekly


Exercise Improves Musculoskeletal Health in Obesity

Jun 29, 2023


  • Michelle Look, MD, FAAFP

    Michelle Look, MD, FAAFP, is board-certified in family, sports, and obesity medicine and is in private practice at San Diego Sports Medicine Weight and Wellness. Dr. Look received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, family practice residency at Sharp Healthcare, and a sports medicine fellowship at San Diego Sports Medicine. After 23 years in primary care sports medicine, she has recently transitioned her practice to full-time obesity medicine. Over the years, she has served as principal investigator of numerous clinical trials assessing pharmacotherapies for obesity as well as authoring several publications on obesity medicine in primary care. Her affiliations span a diverse range of interests and organizations, including diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine; board member, American Heart Association, San Diego Chapter; former national medical director, Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure; Medical Board of Directors for Major League Professional Rugby (MLR), USA Rugby National Team Physician, and World Rugby Tournament Team Physician. She also served as the Tournament Medical Director for both men’s and women’s rugby tournaments in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Rugby Games.


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