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Laura Joy Zimmermann

Laura Joy Zimmermann, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine-General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics


Erie Family Health Center
1701 W. Superior
Chicago IL 60622

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Community Medicine; Diabetes; Education; Obesity; Preventive Medicine; Primary Care; Public Health

Description of Interests

My research and clinical interests include diabetes prevention in high-risk communities/individuals and the impact of personal and cultural beliefs on diabetes management.

Professional Education

MD: Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine (2007)
Residency: Northwestern McGaw, Internal Medicine (2010)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine

Selected PubMed Publications

Electronic health record identification of prediabetes and an assessment of unmet counselling needs.
Zimmermann LJ, Thompson JA, Persell SD
Journal of evaluation in clinical practice 2011 Jun 20; :
PMID: 21689215

Poorer clock draw test scores are associated with greater functional impairment in peripheral artery disease: The Walking and Leg Circulation Study II.
Zimmermann LJ, Ferrucci L, Kiang Liu, Lu Tian, Guralnik JM, Criqui MH, Yihua Liao, McDermott MM
Vascular medicine (London, England) 2011 Jun; 16(3):173-81
PMID: 21636676

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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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