Dr. Lennerz was born in Germany. She received her medical degree, MD and PhD from Friedrich Alexander University in 2005. Dr Lennerz completed her Pediatric Residency at St. Louis Childrens Hospital in 2009. She did a 2 year research fellowship at Childrens Hospital Boston and is currently a clinical and research fellow in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Ulm University.
Dr. Lennerz research focus is on central regulatory aspects of obesity and adolescent extreme obesity, and she has directed several clinical studies in this field in the US as well as in Germany.