Faculty Profile

Neda Laiteerapong
Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Laiteerapong is committed to promoting lifelong health by individualizing the prevention and treatment of physical and mental chronic diseases. She is a leading researcher in the field of individualizing diabetes treatment and locally, leads efforts to integrate behavioral health care into primary care at the University of Chicago. Dr. Laiteerapong is also the Associate Director for the Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy at the University of Chicago, a Center focused on promoting research and policies that bridge the gaps between medical practice, medical research and health policy, because she is interested in advancing the speed in which scientific discoveries are translated into improved health outcomes.

Clinical Interests

Diabetes,behavioral health,health policy,health care quality and safety,clinical quality improvement and health disparities


  • Laiteerapong N, Fairchild P, Nathan A, Quinn MT, Huang ES. How information about the time requirements and legacy effects of treatments influence decision making in patients with diabetes and hypertension. BMJ Open Diab Res Clin Care. 2016;4(1). PMID: 27158521.
  • Myerson RM, Laiteerapong N. The Affordable Care Act and Diabetes Care: Exploring the Potential Impacts. Current Diabetes Reports. 2016;16(4):27. PMID: 26892908.
  • Laiteerapong N, Karter AJ, Moffet HH, Cooper JM, Gibbons RD, Liu JY, Gao Y, Huang ES. Ten-year hemoglobin A1c trajectories and outcomes in Type 2 diabetes mellitus: The Diabetes & Aging Study. J Diabetes Complications. 2016. PMID: 27503405.
  • Laiteerapong, N, John PM, Nathan A, Huang ES. Public Health Implications of Recommendations to Individualize Glycemic Targets. Diabetes Care. 2013; 36(1): 84-89. PMID: 22961575.
  • Laiteerapong N, Cooper JM, Naylor RN, Winn A, Skandari M, Clarke PM, Huang ES. Cost-effectiveness of individualized glycemic control in U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes. Ann Intern Med. December 2017. PMID: 29230472
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  • BA, 2001, Boston University, Biology
  • MD, 2005, Boston University, School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Residency, 2008, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Chief Resident, 2009, MacNeal Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • MS, 2012, University of Chicago, Health Studies
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, 2012, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine