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Colette M. Knight, M.D.

Chair of the Diabetes Institute and Division Director of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine at Hackensack University Medical Center.

Updated: October 7, 2019

Colette M. Knight, M.D. has been appointed a dual role as the chair of Hackensack’s newly established Diabetes Institute and division director of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine at Hackensack.

Dr. Knight is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in New York, followed by a fellowship in endocrinology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. 

Dr. Knight’s research addressed the role of SIRT1 in aging, glucose resistance and glucose intolerance. She served as hospital site director for diabetes and endocrinology at Montefiore and as a medicine clerkship site leader.