Faculty Advisor

 Vivian A. Fonseca, MD  

 
 Vivian A. Fonseca, MD  Professor of Medicine,
  Division of Endocrinology
Chief, Section of Endocrinology
Tulane University Medical Center
New Orleans, Louisiana   

Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Chief of the Section of Endocrinology at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

A Fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Physicians, Dr Fonseca is a member of The Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association, International Diabetes Federation, and American Heart Association. He has been a reviewer for Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Diabetes Care, and Metabolism, among others. Dr Fonseca's current research interests include the prevention and treatment of diabetic complications and cardiovascular disease. He has lectured in the United States and abroad, and his publications include more than 100 articles and abstracts.

He received his medical degree from Bombay University in India.

Dr Fonseca has reported the following financial disclosures: grant/research support from Novo Nordisk Asahi, Eli Lilly, Abbott, Endo Barrier, and Gilead Sciences; honoraria for consulting and lectures from Takeda, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi-Aventis, Eli Lilly, Pamlabs, AstraZeneca, Abbott, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Jansenn.

Last updated June 2015

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