James T. Lane, M.D., is professor and chief, section of endocrinology and diabetes at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is also director of adult clinical programs there. He served as the medical editor for The Type 2 Diabetes Handbook. Dr. Lane formerly was the medical director of the Nebraska Medical Center Diabetes Center Omaha,Nebraska. While there, he was also an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Dr. Lane earned his bachelor of arts degree and his medical degree from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, in Chicago, Illinois. He also completed fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
An active researcher, Dr. Lane’s research efforts have focused on the areas of diabetes-related complications, post-transplant diabetes, and the treatment of young adults with diabetes.
In 2010, Dr. Lane received the Nebraska Medical Center Physician of Distinction for Medical Leadership Award for his work as a specialist in diabetes medicine. In 2001, he received the Top Teacher Award from the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Lane is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Diabetes Association, The Endocrine Society, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and the American Federation for Medical Research. He is also the author of numerous medical journal articles, abstracts, and chapters for textbooks.
A native of St. Louis, Dr. Lane currently makes his home in Omaha with his wife, Pascale, who is a pediatric nephrologist and a fellow diabetes researcher. They have two children, Jennifer and Tim.
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