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Diabetes Health Disparities: Biology, Race, or Racism

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Sherita Hill Golden, M.D.
Hugh P. McCormick Family Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
John Hopkins Medicine

Summary

The author of more than 180 articles, Dr. Golden’s epidemiological research interests focus on two areas: (1) endogenous sex hormones as risk factors for CVD, type 2 diabetes, and insulin resistance in post-menopausal women and (2) mental health complications of diabetes and the biological, hormonal, and behavioral factors that might explain these associations. Her health services research focuses on understanding and eliminating diabetes health disparities and implementing and evaluating systems interventions to improve patient safety and quality of care in hospitalized patients with diabetes. She serves as the Principal Investigator of the Johns Hopkins site of the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study and is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.


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