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Yuanjie Mao, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Specialty Medicine
  • Diabetes Institute
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Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Areas of Expertise

Expert Bio

Mao as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Specialty Medicine and the Diabetes Institute at Ohio University. He also works with OhioHealth as an endocrinologist in the Castrop Center and at O’Bleness Hospital. He has significant clinical and research experience in human health and diseases, specializing in diabetes, thyroid diseases, osteoporosis, and other endocrine disorders. He has practiced as physician for over 20 years and has numerous publications on highly ranked journals.

He holds licenses of Internal Medicine, and Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He holds degrees of MD and PhD both from Peking University and had residency training in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital, as well as had training in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Arkansas.

He is currently studying the correlation between daily insulin dose and cancer incidence (the number of new cases) among patients with type 1 diabetes, but has also worked on several other clinical trials on obesity, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Expertise at a Glance

Mao is an expert in diabetes and obesity, medicine and human health, and endocrinology. His research focuses on diabetes, thyroid diseases, osteoporosis, and other endocrine disorders, as well as the correlation between insulin and cancer incidence.

Media Placements

Endocrine News
Science Magazine
St. Louis Dispatch
Endocrinology Web