Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hormone Action

Jami L Josefson, MD, MS

Jami L Josefson, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

Focus of Work


My research interest is the developmental origins of obesity, specifically maternal fetal programming and the identification of infants and children at high risk of developing childhood-onset obesity. My long-term goal is to facilitate early intervention to prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (2001)
  • MS: Northwestern University (2013)
  • Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine of City University of New York, Pediatrics (2004)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics Endocrinology (2008)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics



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225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611

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