Eliot A. Brinton, MD, is president of the Utah Lipid Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is past president of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and of the Pacific Chapter of the National Lipid Association and is a member of the Board of Directors of the NLA. Dr. Brinton was trained at Stanford University, the University of Utah, Duke University, and the University of Washington. He has served on the faculty of the Rockefeller University, Wake Forest University, the University of Arizona, and the University of Utah. Dr. Brinton is associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and assistant editor of the Journal of Obesity. He has coauthored over 100 scientific publications in prestigious journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Circulation, JAMA, and JACC. Dr. Brinton has served as an expert writer for guidelines and scientific statements for the American Heart Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. He has received several honors, including the Robert I. Levy Award of the Lipoprotein Kinetics and Metabolism Society.