Judith Fradkin, M.D.
Executive Editor, Diabetes Research and News
Dr. Fradkin is the director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Fradkin earned her M.D. from the University of California at San Francisco and completed an internship and residency at Harvard's Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Dr. Fradkin came to the NIDDK as a clinical associate in 1979 after an endocrinology fellowship at Yale University. She has overseen NIDDK-supported research in various roles, directing the Institute's research programs in diabetes, cystic fibrosis, endocrinology, and metabolic diseases. A practicing endocrinologist, Dr. Fradkin continues to treat patients at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, where she worked as a staff endocrinologist in the early 1980s.
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