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Is a professor of preventive medicine at the School of Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook, New York. He is also an author, a lecturer on weight management, fitness and exercise, and a triathlete.

Over the past 17 years, Dr. Jonas has written or co-written seven books on health and fitness, including The Essential Triathlete (Lyons and Burford, 1996), Take Control of Your Weight: Dr. Jonas's Program for Success (Consumer Reports Books, 1993).
A graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Yale School of Public Health, Dr. Jonas is an expert on national health-care policy. He was a designated speaker for the National Health Care Campaign of the Democratic National Committee. Dr. Jonas is a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine, the American Public Health Association, and the New York Academy of Medicine, and a member of the Author's Guild, the American Medical Writers Association, and the National Association of Radio Talk Show Hosts.