Amy E. Rothberg, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes (MEND) and Director of the MEND Investigational Weight Management Clinic. Director, Michigan Weight Management Program and Diabetes Cure Clinic.
For her undergraduate degree and post-baccalaureate training, Dr. Rothberg attended Smith College in Massachusetts and American University in Washington, D.C. Her M.D. degree is from Wayne State University Medical School, where she received academic honors that included the Upjohn Award for Excellence in Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Dr. Rothberg served both her internship and residency in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. She then completed the fellowship program in the MEND Division at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor and joined the MEND staff afterward.
Since 1999, Dr. Rothberg has served as a physician at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2016. She has been a staff physician at Chelsea Hospital since 2009.
Dr. Rothberg holds, or is a Co-Investigator, on research grants from the Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center, the Robert C and Veronica Atkins Foundation, the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, and the National Institutes of Health.
Rothberg AE, McEwen LN, Kraftson AT, Neshewat G, Fowler CF, Burant CF, Herman WH “The Impact of Weight Loss on Health-Related Quality-of-Life: Implications for Cost-effectiveness Analyses” Quality of Life Research 2014 May;23(4):1371-6. doi: 10.1007/s11136-013-0557-8. Epub 2013 Oct 16. PMID:24129672 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Rothberg AE, McEwen LN, Fraser T, Burant CF, Herman WH “The Impact of a Managed Care Obesity Intervention on Clinical Outcomes and Costs: A Prospective Observational Study” Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Nov;21(11):2157-62. doi: 10.1002/oby.20597. Epub 2013 Oct 17.] PMID: 24136667 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] PMCID: PMC3947418
Rothberg A, “Impact of a Managed Care Obesity Intervention Program on Clinical Outcomes and Costs: A Prospective Observational Study” IDF World Diabetes Congress December 2013 Melbourne
Rothberg AE, Peeters A, Herman WH Handbook of Obesity – Volume 2 Clinical Applications, 4th Edition (George A Bray and Claude Bouchard); Part V, Chapter 25, Cost-Effectiveness of Obesity Prevention and Treatment, March 2014
Rothberg AE, McEwen LN, Kraftson AT, Fowler CE, Herman WH “Very-low-energy diet for type 2 diabetes: An underutilized therapy?” J Diabetes Complications. 2014 Jul-Aug; 28(4):506-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2014.03.014. Epub 2014 Mar 29
Rothberg AE and Halter JH, “Obesity and Diabetes in an Aging Population: Time to rethink definitions and management?” Clinics of Geriatric Medicine, 16-OCT-2014
Rothberg AE, “Weight loss ≥10% is required by the severely obese to achieve minimal clinically important differences in health-related quality-of-life” Evidence-Based Medicine 15-Oct-2014
Rothberg AE, McEwen LN, Kraftson AT, Ajluni N, Fowler CE, Miller NM, Zurales KR, Herman WH “Factors Associated with Participant Retention in a Clinical, Intensive, Behavioral Weight Management Program” BioMed Central (Obesity), 2015 2:11 doi:10.1186/s40608-015-0041-9