Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD

Steve Phinney has spent 4 decades studying diet, exercise, dietary fat, and inflammation. He has held academic positions over 2 decades at the Universities of Vermont, Minnesota, and California at Davis; followed by leadership positions at Monsanto, Galileo Laboratories, and Efficas.  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 post-doctoral training at the University of Vermont and at Harvard.