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Steve Phinney Author and Professor Medicine Emeritus, University of California-Davis

Steve Phinney has spent 40 years studying diet, exercise, fatty acids, and inflammation.

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He has held academic positions at the Universities of Vermont, Minnesota, and California at Davis, where he achieved the rank of full professor. He is currently co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at Virta Health. Dr. Phinney has published over 80 papers and 4 books, and he is a pioneer in the science of nutritional ketosis. He received his MD from Stanford University, PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from MIT, and did post-doctoral training at the University of Vermont and at Harvard.