Dr. Chelsea Pearson joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an assistant professor in January 2023. She earned her BA in Philisophy-Neuroscience-Psychology; Biology in 2009 from Washington University. She then earned her MD in 2013 from Washington University School of Medicine and finished her residency in 2016 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She is a full-time Internist with a special interest in obesity medicine and a passion for sharing the joy of practicing primary care with residents and medical students. Her key interests are nutrition and preventative medicine and a certification in obesity medicine.