Dr. Meena Murthy is Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Nutrition and Metabolism at Saint Peter’s University Hospital. She is the Director of Saint Peter’s Thyroid and Diabetes Center and Community Outreach Director for the Department of Medicine. She is Associate Professor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine and at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Murthy has certification in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. She has had advanced training and certification for Geriatrics by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology/American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and is a member of numerous professional medical associations. In the clinical practice area, she has been responsible for creation of the Diabetes Care and Control Center at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in the year 2000 and has maintained a strong independent education division active in patient and community education and support. The Center has earned recognition by the American Diabetes Association. Recently Dr. Murthy and Saint Peter’s University Hospital have partnered with the American Diabetes Association to promote excellence in the care of diabetes.