Michael Dedekian, MD is a Pediatric Endocrinologist at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center and hold an appointment as an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is also currently the Medical Director of Pediatric Specialty Care at Maine Medical Partners and the Vice Chair of Pediatrics at Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Dedekian received his M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He trained at UMass Memorial Children’s Hospital where he was Chief Resident in Pediatrics. He completed his fellowship in endocrinology and diabetes at Children’s Hospital, Boston and Joslin Diabetes Center where he was involved in basic research on type 1 diabetes.

Scholarship Areas of Interest: obesity, diabetes, lipid disorders

Project Name: Genetics of early onset obesity