Maria L. Collazo-Clavell, MD, is an associate professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She is a graduate of the Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She completed her internal medicine and endocrinology training at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Collazo-Clavell’s clinical interests include the evaluation and management of nutrition and metabolic disorders. She is chair of the Outpatient Nutrition Core Group at the Mayo Clinic. Her research interests focus on outcomes of medical and surgical management of medically complicated obesity.