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Kimberly Gudzune, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of MedicineDr. Kimberly Gudzune

An assistant professor of medicine within the Division of General Internal Medicine, Dr.  Gudzune’s research focuses on the impact of obesity on the patient-physician relationship and how social relationships and social networks influence body weight.

In her practice, Dr. Gudzune uses an integrative approach to design weight-management plans that blend conventional methods of diet, exercise and medications with other modalities such as massage, acupuncture and mind-body therapy.

Dr.  Gudzune is board-certified in internal medicine and received her bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from the University of Colorado. She also attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she received her doctor of medicine and master of public health degrees. She completed her training in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System. Since completing residency, Dr. Gudzune has engaged in additional training in the area of weight management.

Her seminar entitled Lighten Up: Diets That Work is scheduled for Seminar IV: (3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.).