Dr. Hramiak, is a professor of medicine at the University of Western Ontario (Western) and chair of Western’s Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Dr. Hramiak practices at St. Joseph’s Health Care, London and has an interest in diabetes and obesity. She has been the medical director of the Diabetes Education Centre at St. Joseph’s since 2000.
Dr. Hramiak has held peer reviewed funding from JDRF, CDA, and the NIH and was co-investigator in the DCCT – a major outcome trial in Type 1 diabetes mellitus. As a DCCT investigator she was awarded the Charles H. Best Award for distinguished service by the American Diabetes Association in 1993. She is currently a principal investigator in the ACCORD trial, which is assessing cardiac outcomes in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. In addition, she has been involved in many clinical trials assessing new treatment strategies in both Type 1, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and obesity. She was an author of the Canadian Obesity Guidelines published in 2007. Dr. Hramiak’s focus in obesity has been in risk factor management of obese patients. She serves as an external advisor to many groups and pharmaceutical companies with regards to diabetes and obesity.