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Mickey Stunkard, Dean of Obesity Research (1922-2014)

July 14, 2014 — Albert J. Stunkard, known affectionately as Mickey, is described as the “worldwide dean of obesity research.” Stunkard, 92, died Saturday at home in Bryn Mawr after a recent bout of pneumonia. Stunkard began his obesity research in 1955 with night eating syndrome, a subject he continued pursuing late in his career. He joined the University of Pennsylvania’s […]