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Laura Dickens, MD

Laura Dickens, MD

2023 Associate Junior Faculty Scholars

Dr. Laura Dickens earned her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.  She then completed her Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at the University of Chicago. 

Her clinical interests include diabetes and osteoporosis.  She is the co-founder of the University of Chicago Diabetes in Pregnancy Clinic (DIPP), a centralized

specialty care program for patients with pregestational type 1 or type 2 diabetes and complex gestational diabetes in pregnancy.  The DIPP program incorporates patient care, education, and research initiatives aimed at improving diabetes care in pregnancy.     At the University of Chicago, in addition to her clinical endeavors, Dr. Dickens is the Associate Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship.  She is actively involved in research related to monogenic diabetes and quality improvement for diabetes in pregnancy.