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Global Obesity Prevention Center

Kimberly A. Gudzune, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
Faculty, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Gudzune is board-certified in Internal Medicine. She received her bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from the University of Colorado. Dr. Gudzune attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she received her doctor of medicine and master of public health degrees. She completed her training in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System. After residency, Dr. Gudzune engaged in additional weight management training and completed a clinical research fellowship within the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Her research focuses on the impact of obesity on the patient-physician relationship and how factors in the physical and social environments influence body weight. Her research has been featured in The New York Times and on National Public Radio. She also currently practices as a weight management specialist at the Johns Hopkins Digestive Weight Loss Center.

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