Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Her expertise is in weight management, fitness, nutrition, exercise, depression, and stress. She has a federally-funded program of research and has published over 70 papers in scientific journals including Obesity, Archives of Internal Medicine, Appetite, Nutrition, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vascular Medicine, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Health Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Diabetes Science & Technology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Obesity Surgery, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, American Journal of Health Behavior, and Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior on these topics. She has also published several book chapters and edited a book entitled Psychological Co-Morbidities of Physical Illness. Her work has been featured in Time.com, MSNBC.com, CNN.com, Reuters, WebMD, KevinMD.com, Boston.com, ScienceDaily, FoxNews.com, Fitness Magazine, Health Magazine, Self Magazine, and Ladies Home Journal. She blogs at FUdiet.com.