Rita R. Kalyani, MD, MHS

Rita Kalyani photoRita R. Kalyani, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Core Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, and Associate Faculty at the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research. She also directs the Diabetes Management Service for Johns Hopkins’ Total Pancreatectomy Islet Auto Transplant Program and is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide for healthcare professionals. Dr. Kalyani has a life-long association with Johns Hopkins University, having and completed her medical degree, residency, and fellowship at there. She also obtained a Masters in Health Science in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

Dr. Kalyani’s research focuses on diabetes and aging and investigates accelerated muscle loss, disability, and frailty in older adults with diabetes. Other research interests include sex differences in diabetes and heart disease and physical functioning in other endocrine and metabolic diseases.

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