Dr. Robert Pretlow
Robert Pretlow graduated with honors from Princeton University. He
received his MD from the University of Virginia Medical School,
where he also did his internship and residency in pediatrics. He is
board certified in pediatrics and is a fellow of the American
Academy of Pediatrics. He has a Master of Science in electrical
engineering from Old Dominion University.
He is founder and director of
Weigh2Rock.com, an online weight loss system for teens and
preteens, used by clinics, schools, private practitioners,
hospitals, community centers, and health clubs, worldwide. He
devotes full time to writing and lecturing on what's really behind
the childhood obesity epidemic and implementing the solution.
Dr. Pretlow has published 15 articles, has been awarded 5 U.S.
patents, and has presented 45 abstracts, keynotes, plenaries,
panels, and tutorials at national and international conferences. He
is author of the book,
Overweight: What Kids Say: What's Really Causing the Childhood
Dr. Pretlow has two children, a boy and a girl.