Medical Expert - Kristin G. Hairston, MD, MPH

Area of Expertise: Endocrinology - General
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Area of Expertise: Minority Health - Internal Medicine/ Endocrinology and Metabolism
Media Contact: Marguerite Beck marbeck@wakehealth.edu
Media Office: 336-716-2415 Media Mobile: 336-480-8599
Patient Contact: Health On-Call® 1-800-446-2255

Kristin G. Hairston, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine-Endocrinology

Hairston's clinical specialties include osteoporosis, diabetes, endocrinology, thyroid disease and pituitary gland disorders. Her research currently focuses on the impact of visceral/abdominal fat accumulation and metabolic disorders (especially type 2 diabetes) among African-American and Hispanic populations.

Keywords

osteoporosis, endocrinology, thyroid disease, pituitary gland disorders, visceral/abdominal fat accumulation, metabolic disorders, type 2 diabetes, Minority Health- Thyroid Disease, Obesity Treatment

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