Dr. Cornier has been on faculty at the University of Colorado with the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes since 2001, where he is currently a Professor of Medicine. Prior to that he received his undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he received a bachelor of science in Biomedical Engineering in 1987. He then attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, receiving his medical degree in 1992. He went on to do his medical internship and residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC with the Department of Internal Medicine from 1992 to 1995. He followed this with a fellowship in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, which he completed in 1999.
Dr. Cornier is currently the Associate Director and Medical Director of the University of Colorado Anschutz Health & Wellness Center. He has practiced endocrinology for over 20 years. He is the director of the Advanced Lipid Disorders Clinic and Lipoprotein Apheresis Program at the University of Colorado Hospital where he also runs a diabetes clinic.
Dr. Cornier is an active clinical and translational investigator with a primary research interest in understanding the complex regulation of food intake, body weight and metabolism. Dr. Cornier has also been an active volunteer in important health-related associations, such as the Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and the Obesity Society.