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Susie (Sue) Pedersen (born 1977) is a Canadian physician, best known for her work in obesity research. She published the first randomized controlled trial on a portion control toll for weight loss (Pedersen et al. 2007).
Pedersen earned an MD at the University of Calgary in 2000. She became an internal medicine specialist in 2004, and went on to earn her subspecialty designation as Specialist in Endocrinology & Metabolism at the University of Calgary in 2005.
Pedersen began her endocrinology career with busy practices in both Calgary, AB, and at the Royal University Hospital at the University of Saskatchewan. For the year of 2009, Dr. Sue is on a research sabbatical at the University of Copenhagen, where she is involved in several areas of obesity research.
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