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Lynne L. Levitsky; M.D., A.B.

Dr. Levitsky is currently the Chief of the Pediatric Endocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in Boston, MA and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical research interests are as a member of the TODAY study group, an NIH funded national study, examining the best treatment options for type 2 diabetes in overweight children and adolescents. She has held hospital or affiliated appointments on the medical staffs at the University of Illinois Hospital as a Pediatric Endocrinologist, with the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, with the Wyler Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago, and with the La Rabida Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago. Dr. Levitsky is licensed in both Massachusetts and in California, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and the Sub-Board of Pediatric Endocrinology. She is President elect of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Pediatric Research, American Pediatric Society, Endocrine Society, and the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Levitsky holds a M.D. degree with honors from Yale University in New Haven, CT and an A.B. degree with honors in biology from Bryn Mawr College.


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