Experts for Media - Diabetes

Rita J. Louard, MD

Director of the Clinical Diabetes Program - Montefiore Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Louard was recruited to the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA to build a program in Diabetes. While there, she was Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Comprehensive Diabetes Care Center for Medical College of Georgia. Prior to coming to Montefiore, she was a faculty member of the Atlanta Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Residency Program and director of the Diabetes Metabolic Center.

Areas of Expertise

  • Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Prevalence of diabetes in minority populations
  • Endocrinology
  • Risk factors for diabetes
  • Importance of healthy lifestyle in managing diabetes

Selected Media Coverage