Haifei Shi received her MD from Beijing Medical University China in 1997, Ph.D from Georgia State University in 2004, and postdoctoral training at the University of Cincinnati. She has been a professor at Miami University Ohio since 2009. Dr. Shi has trained many graduate and undergraduate students. She has received several grants from NIH and AHA and several awards from NIDDK and the Endocrine Society. She teaches Human Physiology and Endocrinology courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels at Miami University. Dr. Shi has published 30 papers and book chapters on the neuroendocrine regulation of energy balance and body fat.