Charles F. Burant MD, PhD is professor of medicine, and of molecular and integrative physiology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. He earned both his medical degree, and doctorate of philosophy in molecular and cellular biology from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Internship and residency both were served at the University of California in San Francisco, and Dr. Burant completed his fellowship in the Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Section at the University of Chicago. Dr. Burant has held several memberships and offices in professional societies, including the American Diabetes Association, Central Society for Clinical Investigation, the American College of Physicians, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. He also is an associate editor for the Journal of Biological Chemistry, and the American Journal of Physiology.