Natasha Akhter, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 30 Medicine Circle, DUMC 3633, Durham, NC 27710
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Education and Training

  • Fellow, Endocrinology, Diabetes And Metabolism, University of Illinois, 2006 - 2008
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Illinois, 2003 - 2006
  • M.B.B.S., King Edward Medical University (Pakistan), 1999


Benjamin, A., A. Moriakova, N. Akhter, D. Rao, H. Xie, S. Kukreja, and E. Barengolts. “Determinants of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in African-American and Caucasian male veterans.” Osteoporosis International : A Journal Established as Result of Cooperation Between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the Usa 20, no. 10 (October 2009): 1795–1803.

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Mahmood, Kamran, Natasha Akhter, Kamal Eldeirawi, Ergün Onal, John W. Christman, David W. Carley, and James J. Herdegen. “Prevalence of type 2 diabetes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea in a multi-ethnic sample.” J Clin Sleep Med 5, no. 3 (June 15, 2009): 215–21.


Akhter, N., B. Sinnott, K. Mahmood, S. Rao, S. Kukreja, and E. Barengolts. “Effects of vitamin D insufficiency on bone mineral density in African American men.” Osteoporos Int 20, no. 5 (May 2009): 745–50.

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