Shari L. Barkin, M.D., M.S.H.S. »
William K. Warren Family Foundation Chair in Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of General Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Obesity Research
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Barkin is an advocate for children, especially those who are challenged by cultural, ethnic or socioeconomic disparities. An expert on all pediatric topics, Barkin is especially well-versed on childhood obesity and ways to help parents and society slow the epidemic growth of childhood obesity. She is also a Spanish speaker who works with Latino children and families to improve indicators of overall health.
The Center for Diabetes Translation Research is
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Released April 5, 2018