Christy Turer, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine


Medical School Johns Hopkins University (2004)
Residency Duke University Hospital - GME (2008), Pediatrics
Fellowship V A Medical Center - Durham, NC (2010), Research
University Duke University (2010)
Graduate School Duke University Medical Center (2010)

Research Interests

  • Dietary and behavioral obesity inverventions in children, adults and families
  • Health disparities in overweight and obese patients
  • Technological innovations to promote longitudinal tracking of diet and comorbidities


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Comparison of weight-loss diets with different compositions of fat, protein and carbohydrats.

Boling CL, Westman EC, Yancy WS NEJM 2009 360 21

Body image dissatisfaction among women with scleroderma.

Benrud-Larson LM, Heinberg LJ, Boling CL, et al. Health Psychol 2003 22(2) 130-9

Impact of pain and symptoms of depression in scleroderma.

Benrud-Larson LM, Haythornthwaite JA, Heinberg LJ, Boling CL, et al. Pain 2002 95 267-275

Primary pulmonary hypertension is not associated with scleroderma-like changes in nailfold capillaries.

Greidinger EL, Gaine SP, Wise RA, Boling CL, et al. Chest 2001 120 796-800

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  • EDEN Award
    Student Organization of the Year (2000)
  • LMU Natural Sciences
    Outstanding Graduate of the Year (1999)
  • Riordan/EPIC Award
    Outstanding Service and Leadership (1998)
  • LMU, American Chemical Society
    Outstanding Organic Chemistry Student of the Year (1997)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Nutrition
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • The Obesity Society