James Hierro, a medical doctor, located in New York City, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized training and education program in bariatric science he was recently credentialed as a Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Dr Hierro is the founder and CEO of Quisqueya Community Care Center, Inc (QCCC). This community health center in Bronx, NY, has focus on the complex biopsychosocial problems of obesity and provides a variety of workshops and programs for children, teenagers and adults. QCCC Inc., targets demographic groups that have above average diabetes and obesity risks and hosts forums that address public health equity concerns.
Dr. Hierro earned his medical degree at Nordestana Catholic University, in the Dominican Republic and has recently completed his post–graduate fellowship with the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC).
His scholarship, clinical experience, commitment and dedication to community public health will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care and treatment of those suffering from obesity and related disorders.
For more information, please contact Carrie Moraites, Fellows Coordinator: