Medha Munshi, MD, is director of the Geriatric Diabetes Clinic at the Joslin Diabetes Center and director of the Outpatient Geriatric Program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass. She is an instructor in the Department of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School.FIG1
Dr. Munshi received her medical degree from M.S. University in Baroda, India, and completed her residency in internal medicine at the Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Ind. She completed fellowships in endocrinology and metabolism and geriatric medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Dr. Munshi was an assistant professor of medicine at the Department of Geriatrics at the University of Arkansas before moving to Boston in 2001.
Dr. Munshi's clinical interests include caring for elderly patients with diabetes. Her research interests have focused on identifying barriers to diabetes control in elderly patients and devising strategies to overcome these barriers. Her research has been funded by a Junior Faculty Award from Hartford Foundation and a trainee and feasibility grant from the Joslin Diabetes Center's National Institutes of Health Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center.