Leland Graves, III, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
The mission of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Genetics
is to provide quality health care to individuals with endocrine and
genetic diseases through patient care, education and research. Clinical
care is provided through the Cray
Diabetes Center, the Hiatt Osteoporosis
Center, Endocrinology clinics, and Genetics Clinics.
The division is dedicated to the education of physicians, allied
health professionals, the community and our patients. The educational
mission includes a fellowship
training program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Division faculty direct and participate in the
training of medical students and resident physicians in all areas
of endocrinology. We are committed to the education of our patients
and the community. Ongoing classes in diabetes are provided through
the Cray Diabetes Center and many outreach educational sessions.
Research efforts by the faculty include studies to further our understanding
and treatment in the areas of diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, and
identification and understanding of novel genetic diseases.
The division is dedicated to bringing together researchers and clinicians
from multiple disciplines to further our understanding and treatment
in the areas of diabetes as well as musculoskeletal disease. Dr.
David Robbins has organized and directs the Great Plains Diabetes
Institute and Dr. Barbara Lukert is developing and directing the newly
formed Musculoskelatal Institute to advance research and understanding
of musculoskeletal disease.