Dr Priya Sumithran

Dr Priya Sumithran is an endocrinologist at Austin Health, and a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine (Austin), where she completed a PhD in 2012. The focus of her PhD was examining hormonal adaptations to weight loss, and she has an ongoing research interest in the physiological regulation of body weight and its application to obesity prevention and treatment. Her clinical work is largely centred around the care of people with obesity and associated conditions such as type 2 diabetes.