Dr. Walker is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University in the Division of Endocrinology. Dr. Walker received her undergraduate training at Wesleyan University and her medical training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2002 and went on to complete a 3-year fellowship training program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. Dr. Walker joined the faculty at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2005. Dr. Walker also completed a Masters Degree in Biostatistics and Patient-Oriented Research at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University in 2009.
Dr. Walker’s major research interests involve the clinical investigation of 1) new skeletal imaging technologies 2) genetics of osteoporosis and 3) primary hyperparathyroidism. She has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, National Osteoporosis Foundation, New York Academy of Medicine and the Irving Scholars Program. She has authored numerous articles related to these topics. Dr. Walker is a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.