Donna Ryan MD

Donna Ryan MD

Professor and the Associate Executive Director for Clinical Research at Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Donna Ryan, MD, graduated from the LSU School of Medicine in 1970. She is a Professor and the Associate Executive Director for Clinical Research at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she focuses on research in obesity prevention and treatment. Her research projects include LOSS (Louisiana Obese Subjects Study), a randomized comparison of obesity surgery and medical approaches for morbid obesity, Look AHEAD, a randomized comparison of an Intensive Lifestyle lntervention or Diabetes Support and Education in obese individuals with Type 2 Diabetes, as well as POUNDS LOST (Preventing Obesity Using Novel Dietary Strategies), a comparison of four diets of differing macronutrient content.

Publications

PubMed

LCRC Faculty

Missy Wooley
Population Sciences
Louisiana Tech University
Asim Abdel-Mageed DVM PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Tulane University School of Medicine
Ramsy Abdelghani, MD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Tulane University School of Medicine
Jiri Adamec, PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
LSU Health - New Orleans
Suresh K. Alahari PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
LSU Health - New Orleans
Ashad Alam, MD, PhD
Tumor Biology
Ochsner Health
Muralidharan Anbalagan, PhD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Tulane University School of Medicine
Wayne L. Backes PhD
Tumor Biology
LSU Health - New Orleans
Ambuga Badari, MD
Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Ochsner Health