Sue Kirkman, MD

Education and Training:

1977  Tufts University, Medford, MA; BS in biology
1982  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; MD
1986  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Board certified, Internal Medicine
1989  Duke University, Durham, NC; Board certified, Endocrinology and Metabolism

UNC Position:

Professor of Medicine
UNC Division of Endocrinology

Professional interests:

Dr. Kirkman’s clinical and research interests are in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and its complications. She has clinical practices at the UNC Highgate Specialty Center in Durham, NC. She is the principal investigator for several trials conducted by the research team at Highgate. Prior to joining the UNC faculty in January, 2013, Dr. Kirkman was Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs at the American Diabetes Association. She enjoys teaching students, other clinicians, and lay people about diabetes.

Personal interests:

Hiking, reading, travel.