Dr. Judith Fradkin
DIVISION DIABETES, ENDOCRINOLOGY, & METABOLIC DISEASES
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 683
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolic Diseases
Responsible for selection and supervision of DDEM staff and for oversight of $640
million in Federal funding of research in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Responsible for planning and implementation of multiple major clinical trials initiated by
NIDDK and other components of NIH, with significant co-sponsorship from NIDDK.
Responsible for several aspects of trans-NIH coordination of diabetes research, as chair
of the Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee (DMICC).
Responsible for coordinating the trans-DHHS planning and implementation of a special
appropriation for type 1 diabetes research, currently $150 annually.
Jointly with CDC, responsible for the development and implementation of activities of
the National Diabetes Education Program.
Represent NIDDK in interactions with professional societies and voluntary groups and in a wide variety of forums and working groups.
Previous Training and Experience:
B.A., magna cum laude (biochemistry), Harvard College (1971)
M.D., University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California (1975)
Medical Intern and Resident, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, and Clinical Fellow in
Medicine, Harvard University (1975-1978)
Fellow in Endocrinology, Yale University School of Medicine (1978-1979)
Clinical Associate, Clinical Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Arthritis,
Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (1979-1982)
Staff Endocrinologist, Naval Hospital, Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy, and
Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services School of Health Sciences (1982-1984)
Consultant, Bethesda Naval Hospital (1984-present)
Chief, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases Programs Branch, NIDDK (1984-1998)
Acting Chief, Diabetes Research Programs Branch, NIDDK (1993-1998)
Deputy Director, Div. of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, NIDDK
(1998-2000)Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism
Committees/ Working Groups:
Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee – chair
Interagency Coordinating Cmte. on Human Growth Hormone and Creutzfeldt-Jakob
Disease Executive Committee, National Diabetes Education Program
National Diabetes Quality Improvement AllianceU.S.-Ireland Research and Development Partnership
Patient care and teaching in the endocrinology clinic at Bethesda Naval Hospital
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