Gail Nunlee-Bland, M.D., F.A.C.E., F.A.A.P is the interim Chief of Endocrinology and Director of the Diabetes Treatment Center at Howard University Hospital. She is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine. Dr. Nunlee-Bland is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine, Class of 1980. She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Howard University Hospital and her pediatric endocrine fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Nunlee-Bland has professional memberships in the American Diabetes Association, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, Endocrine Society and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist. She has served on several advisory committees and has presented at national and local scientific meetings on diabetes and obesity. She has numerous publications related to diabetes in the African-American population and is currently conducting research in the areas of diabetes and obesity.
Dr. Nunlee-Bland is passionate about improving access to quality diabetes care. This passion has translated into the American Diabetes Association recognized Diabetes Treatment Center. The Diabetes Treatment Center is a resource for patients and practitioners to have access to the expertise of nutritionists, diabetes educators, podiatrists, and diabetes specialists. Dr. Bland is the principal investigator for the W.E.I.G.H.T. project which is funded by NIMHD under the DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities.