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Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology)
Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health
Associate Director, Einstein Diabetes Research Center
Director of the Einstein Diabetes Prevention & Control Core
Diabetes Self-Management (behavior change)Type 2 diabetesBehavioral interventionPublic health
Dr. Walker is a nurse scientist, diabetes nurse specialist and certified diabetes educator who specializes in studying how to help people with diabetes better manage their disease by adhering to their medication regimen, eating a healthy diet, exercising, and getting regular screening for complications. She is recognized for leading large NIH-funded behavioral intervention studies in minority diabetes populations—and has a program of research studies showing that regular phone calls to people with diabetes can be successful in helping them self-manage their disease and improve their diabetes control. read more...