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Deborah Burnet

The University of Chicago
United States of America


Deborah Burnet is a Professor of Medicine in the department of General Internal Medicine from The University of Chicago           Dr. Burnet conducts research on obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes in youth. Dr. Burnet designed and implemented a community-based, family oriented program. This program, called the REACH-OUT Children’s Diabetes Prevention Program, is designed to decrease obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes among African-American youth. Her other areas of interest include faculty development, cultural competence and inequalities and health.

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                        Primary care for adults and children, obesity, and type 2 diabetes in youth.

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