Faculty Biography
Presented by:

Janet B. McGill, MD, MA, FACE
Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Director of the Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Attending Physician
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri


Dr. Janet B. McGill is Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, director of the Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and attending physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She has been active in clinical diabetes care and diabetes research for over 25 years, starting with the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and the Captopril in Diabetic Nephropathy studies; followed by the DPP, RENAAL, and over 200 clinical trials in diabetes and related disorders. Dr. McGill has been a co-principal investigator in 2 large single-center studies of myocardial fuel metabolism in diabetes and genotoxic stress in patients with the metabolic syndrome. Particular interests are the study of new therapies for types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus and prevention of kidney disease progression. She is currently the Washington University principal investigator on the National Institutes of Health–sponsored GRADE trial and the PERL study.

Dr. McGill has served on numerous clinical endpoint committees and data safety monitoring boards and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of AACE. She has been honored to serve on American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists consensus guideline committees for the treatment of diabetes, diabetes and cancer, and obesity. Dr. McGill received the Distinguished Clinician Award at Washington University in 2014 and describes her passion as providing optimal care for her patients with diabetes, teaching these skills to young physicians, and participating in the discovery of new therapies for types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus. 

Dr. McGill earned an MD degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing and an MA degree in biology from Northern Michigan University in Marquette. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where she also was chief resident in internal medicine and clinical fellow in endocrinology. She completed her fellowship in endocrinology in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.