Faculty

Enrique Caballero, MD

Founder and Director, Latino Diabetes Initiative, Director of Medical Affairs, Department of Professional Education, Staff Endocrinologist and Clinical Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Dr. A. Enrique Caballero is the Director of the Latino Diabetes Initiative and Director of Medical Affairs, Professional Education, Staff Endocrinologist and Clinical Investigator at the Joslin Diabetes Center, as well as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a tutor of the culturally competent care curriculum at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Caballero graduated from the National University of Mexico Medical School where he was awarded with the “Gabino Barreda” medal for the highest level of academic achievement in his class. He then completed his residency in Internal medicine and fellowship in Endocrinology at the National Institute of Nutrition in Mexico, and went on to complete a master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology in Mexico. In addition, he completed a fellowship program in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Lahey Clinic/Deaconess Hospital/Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston and the Program on Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Caballero developed the Joslin Latino Diabetes Initiative at Joslin that was launched in the summer of 2002. Dr. Caballero is also the 2009 recipient of the “Alberto Houssay” award by the National Minority Quality Forum and the 2011 recipient of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) award for his work on health care disparities and with underserved populations.