Dr. Thethi completed a fellowship in endocrinology at Tulane University School of Medicine in 2006 and was invited to join the endocrine faculty thereafter. During her fellowship, she also completed a master’s program with Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Thethi’s research interests center around obesity, diabetes and its complications and biomarkers of kidney disease. In 2007, she received the Janet W. McArthur Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. She is involved in several multicenter studies.