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Kristen Gill Hairston, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Kristen Gill Hairston, M.D.

Assistant Professor,



Clinical Specialties

Endocrinology, Pituitary Gland Disorders, Obesity Treatment, Thyroid Disease

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-7251
Department: 336-713-7251

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Wake Forest University , 1996
  • M.D., University of North Carolina School of Medicine , 2001
  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina School of Public Hlth , 2000
  • Internship, U Maryland Affil Hosps, 2002
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, U Maryland Affil Hosps, 2004
  • Fellowship, Endocrinology,Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Maryland School, 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Memberships

  • Nat'L Medical Assn
  • Am Assn Of Clinical Endocrinol
  • Obesity Society
  • Am Diabetes Assn
  • Endocrine Society

NPI Number

  • 1457381865
Kristen Gill Hairston, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Kristen Gill Hairston, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism
Center for Biomolecular Imaging
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Center for Diabetes Research

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, obesity

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7616 | Department: 336-713-7251

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Recent Publications

Sands M, Loucks EB, Lu B, Carskadon MA, Sharkey K, Stefanick M, Ockene J, Shah N, Hairston KG, Robinson J, Limacher M, Hale L, Eaton CB. Self-reported snoring and risk of cardiovascular disease among postmenopausal women (from the Women's Health Initiative). Am J Cardiol. 2013;111(4):540-546.

Bidulescu A, Liu J, Hickson DA, Hairston KG, Fox ER, Arnett DK, Sumner AE, Taylor HA, Gibbons GH. Gender differences in the association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with adiponectin in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2013;13():9.

Beech BM, Calles-Escandon J, Hairston KG, Langdon SE, Latham-Sadler BA, Bell RA. Mentoring programs for underrepresented minority faculty in academic medical centers: a systematic review of the literature. Acad Med. 2013;88(4):541-549.

Sands-Lincoln M, Loucks EB, Lu B, Carskadon MA, Sharkey K, Stefanick ML, Ockene J, Shah N, Hairston KG, Robinson JG, Limacher M, Hale L, Eaton CB. Sleep duration, insomnia, and coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative. J Womens Health. 2013;22(6):477-486.

Samaropoulos XF, Hairston KG, Anderson A, Haffner SM, Lorenzo C, Montez M, Norris JM, Scherzinger AL, Chen YD, Wagenknecht LE. A metabolically healthy obese phenotype in Hispanic participants in the IRAS family study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013;21(11):2303-2309.

Hairston KG, Vitolins MZ, Norris JM, Anderson AM, Hanley AJ, Wagenknecht LE. Lifestyle factors and 5-year abdominal fat accumulation in a minority dohort: the IRAS Family Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012;20(2):421-427.

Sands M, Loucks EB, Lu B, Stefanick ML, Ockene JK, Shah N, Hairston KG, Limacher M, Hale L, Eaton CB. Self-reported snoring and cardiovascular outcomes among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) [abstract]. Sleep. 2012;35(Suppl):A410.

Foy CG, Lewis CE, Hairston KG, Miller GD, Lang W, Jakicic JM, Rejeski WJ, Ribisl PM, Walkup MP, Wagenknecht LE. Intensive lifestyle intervention improves physical function among obese adults with knee pain: findings from the Look AHEAD trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(1):83-93.

Webb BC, Simpson SL, Hairston KG. From politics to parity: using a health disparities index to guide legislative efforts for health equity. Am J Public Health. 2011;101(3):554-560.

Mount DL, Hairston KG, Charles SM. Diabetes and adverse mental health among African Americans. N C Med J. 2011;72(5):400-401.

Freedman BI, Wagenknecht LE, Hairston KG, Bowden DW, Carr JJ, Hightower RC, Gordon EJ, Xu J, Langefeld CD, Divers J. Vitamin D, adiposity, and calcified atherosclerotic plaque in African-Americans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010;95(3):1076-1083.

Hairston KG, Bryer-Ash M, Norris JM, Haffner S, Bowden DW, Wagenknecht LE. Sleep duration and five-year abdominal fat accumulation in a minority cohort: the IRAS Family study. Sleep. 2010;33(3):289-295.

Bell R, Bertoni A, Calles J, Hairston K, Hunter J, Mount D, Whitt-Glover MC. The epidemiology of diabetes in African Americans In: Jack L Jr, Fonseca VA, Graham GN, eds. Diabetes in Black America: public health and clinical solutions to a national crisis. Roscoe (IL): Hilton Publishing Company;2010: 5-25.

Liu J, Fox CS, Hickson DA, May WD, Hairston KG, Carr JJ, Taylor HA. Impact of abdominal visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue on cardiometabolic risk factors: the Jackson Heart Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010;95(12):5419-5426.

Hairston KG, Scherzinger A, Foy C, Hanley AJ, McCorkle O, Haffner S, Norris JM, Bryer-Ash M, Wagenknecht LE. Five-year change in visceral adipose tissue quantity in a minority cohort: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS) family study. Diabetes Care. 2009;32(8):1553-1555.

Young KA, Engelman CD, Langefeld CD, Hairston KG, Haffner SM, Bryer-Ash M, Norris JM. Association of plasma vitamin D levels with adiposity in Hispanic and African Americans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009;94(9):3306-3313.

Foy C, Loftin-Bell K, Mount D, Hairston K, Hunter J, Easterling D. Race, ethnicity, social trust, and self-reported health among US adults [abstract]. Am J Epidemiol. 2008;167(11 Suppl):S97.

Foy CG, Mount DM [sic] [Mount DL], Hairston KG, Hunter J, Bell RA. Race, ethnicity and adherence to health-promoting behaviors among older adults [abstract]. Ann Behav Med. 2008;35(Suppl 1):s24.

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Assistant Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism

Clinical Specialties

Endocrinology, Pituitary Gland Disorders, Obesity Treatment, Thyroid Disease

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