Sarah Hallberg, D.O.’02

Sarah Hallberg, D.O.’02, is the medical director at Virta Health, which provides clinically proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery. A physician and exercise physiologist, she is responsible for providing medical supervision to Virta’s team of physicians and oversees the clinical strategy for Virta Clinic participants. Before joining Virta, Hallberg founded Indiana University Arnett’s Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program, where she still serves as medical director. Her clinic served as the host for Virta’s clinical trial. She is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor of medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and she previously served as an internal medicine physician at Indiana University Health for six years. An expert on metabolic control and type 2 diabetes, Hallberg is also the executive director of the Nutrition Coalition, a nonprofit organization that aims to educate the public and policymakers about the need to strengthen national nutrition policy so that it is founded upon a comprehensive body of conclusive science, and where that science is absent, to encourage additional research. A clinical exercise physiologist certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, she is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, board-certified in obesity medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and board-certified in lipidology by the American Board of Clinical Lipidology.

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