Dr. Yael Tobi Harris serves as Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in the Department of Medicine and the Zucker School of Medicine.
Dr. Harris received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. During her fellowship training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the North Shore-LIJ Health System, she also obtained a PhD in Molecular Medicine investigating the nervous system control of insulin resistance with the goal of discovering novel ways to treat obesity and diabetes.
She has focused on improving diabetes care in the hospital setting and has worked with colleagues at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital to achieve and maintain Joint Commission Advanced Disease-Specific Care certification for Inpatient Diabetes.
She is also interested in finding ways to improve diabetes self-care and her current research investigates barriers to medication adherence in patients with Type 2 Diabetes.
Aditya A. Bissoonauth, MPH, CHES
Jody-Ann McLeggon, MPH
Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine
New York University School of Medicine