Dr. Becker trained at Rutgers University, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He has been a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, UNC School of Medicine, and is currently an Associate Consulting Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Upon completing training, Dr. Becker founded Raleigh Endocrine Associates in 1977, and has been in clinical practice ever since.
Dr, Becker has been active in the medical community, is on the medical staff of all area hospitals and is Medical Director of the Diabetes Center, Duke Raleigh Hospital. He is past-president of the Medical Staff at Duke Raleigh Hospital and Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He is past-president of each of the following: Wake County Medical Society, Raleigh Society of Internal Medicine, and American Diabetes Association, North Carolina Affiliate. He is the founding-president of the North and South Carolina Endocrine Society and the Carolinas (North and South) Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American Thyroid Association, and the American Diabetes Association. He has been honored to be awarded Fellow of the American College of Physicians and Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology.
Dr. Becker has been honored a "Top Physician" and "Best Doctor" in annual national surveys of physicians and patients, 2002 through 2011. He is widely published and travels throughout the United States lecturing on endocrine subjects such as thyroid disease, diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, and male hypogonadism. His areas of clinical research are in diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, male hypogonadism, and adult growth hormone deficiency. Click on the link below if you would like to view Dr. Becker's Full CV.
Elizabeth H. Holt, M.D., F.A.C.E. Dr. Holt graduated from Duke University, Magna cum laude and earned her medical degree at The Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University. She is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Holt's training includes Residency in Internal Medicine at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC and a Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at The University of North Carolina, where she conducted clinical research in the field of osteoporosis.
In addition to her clinical practice at Raleigh Endocrine Associates, Dr. Holt is an Assistant Consulting Professor of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine, a Co-Director for Taking Control of Your Diabetes, a Past-President of the Carolinas Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and currently sits on the national Board of Directors for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. She has been named one of America's Top Physicians by Consumers' Research Council of America five times and has been recognized four times with a Patient's Choice award in a survey of over 40,000 patients across America.In 2015, she was named Top Endocrinologist in Raleigh by International Association of Healthcare Professionals. Dr. Holt enjoys taking her dog for walks with her husband, gardening, and classical music.
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Dr. Berlin completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York and earned his medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Berlin's training includes Residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Conneticut and Fellowship in the Endocrine Division at The University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
In addition to practicing full-time for more than 10 years at Raleigh Endocrine Associates, Dr. Berlin has served as the President of the Wake County Medical Society, as a board member for Wake County Human Services, and is a member of numerous professional organizations.
Dr. Berlin is also the busy father of four children and the family dog, Bogsley, a wine enthusiast and an avid poker player.
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Glenn M. Stall, M.D.
Dr. Stall holds a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering and earned his medical degree at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Stall's training includes both Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine, Fellowship in Endocrinology and Diabetes at both Cornell University Medical College and New England Medical Center.
Dr. Stall has held numerous Hospital appointments including Chief of Section of Endocrinology at Carney Hospital in Boston MA, has held faculty appointments at Boston University School of Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine, and has been in Private Practice with Raleigh Endocrine Associates since 1998. His professional associations include the American Medical Association, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research as well as the American College of Physicians.
When not practicing Medicine, Dr. Stall dedicates his time to his two sons.
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Shawnee D. Weir, M.D.
Dr. Weir graduated Summa cum laude from Macalaster College in St. Paul Minnesota, and earned her medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Weir's training includes Residency in Internal Medicine at East Carolina School of Medicine, where she was voted the "Outstanding Resident", and Fellowship in Endocrinology at Duke University Medical Center.
After more than 15 years in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine with Kaiser Permanante and the Carolina Premier Medical Group, Dr. Weir joined Raleigh Endocrine Associates in 2001. Dr. Weir is a member of the Triangle Diabetes Committee, has served as the Chairperson of the Raleigh Diabetes Committee, and is involved in numerous professional organizations, such as the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Weir enjoys tennis, music, hiking, and traveling with her husband and two sons.
Lauren Hendricks, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Lauren graduated from the University of Missouri, cum laude, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2008. She then earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Missouri in 2013. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has been practicing as a Nurse Practitioner since 2013. Her background includes 6 years as an Intensive Care Unit registered nurse before becoming a Nurse Practitioner. As a Nurse Practitioner she has worked in the retail clinic setting and endocrinology.
Lauren believes that the endocrine system is one of the most important and complicated systems in the body. Managing these disease states are like a puzzle and take time and patience to solve. She works alongside the physicians and with patients and families to effectively treat and follow these chronic disease states.
Lauren has been married since June 2014, and while not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 dogs, playing pool, boxing, and is a beer and wine enthusiasts.
Nancy Crowell MSN, AGNCNP-BC.
Improving the lives of individuals who have chronic endocrine diseases and preventing complications related to these diseases are Nancy’s goals. She believes providing education about the disease and its treatment, as well as providing support to individuals as they implement the recommended lifestyle changes are important aspects of care.
Before joining REA to work with Dr Denis Becker, Nancy was an assistant professor at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she taught in the undergraduate nursing program for 10 years. She continues to serve as adjunct faculty at UNC while she practices at REA. Nancy’s nursing background is extensive and includes being a nurse manager in the inpatient setting, working as a staff nurse on multiple units including critical care, health coaching, and staff development. Nancy obtained her BSN from The University of Connecticut and her MSN from The University of Virginia. She received a post Master’s certificate as an adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner in 2013 and is board certified through the ANCC.
Dawn Diaz, MHS, PA-C
Dawn was born and raised north of Detroit, Michigan and attended Central Michigan University. There she graduated cum laude with Bachelor of Science in Biology and Spanish. She moved to Durham, NC in 2007 to attend Duke University’s Physician Assistant Program. In addition to Endocrinology, Dawn has practiced in Primary Care, Urgent Care, Pediatric and Adult Emergency Medicine. Her interests include diabetes, nutrition and weight loss management.
In 2015, Dawn and her husband became proud parents of a sweet little boy. They also have a lovable 8 year old, 55 lb lapdog who still thinks he’s the baby. When free time exists, she enjoys running, rock climbing, traveling, and comedy shows.
Marjorie Pierre-Louis, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Marjorie is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She obtained her Master’s degree in nursing in 2012 at Duke University School of Nursing and her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 2007. Her nursing background includes endocrine and cardiovascular diseases management, research, and public health. Marjorie is also a Clinical Associate at the Duke University School of Nursing where she teaches Physical Assessment in the Master’s of Nursing program.
Marjorie’s passion is to provide individualized care to patients and advocate for patients’ best care using evidence based practice. She believes in collaborating with patients and their families to empower them, help them better manage their illnesses, and have healthier and happier lives. She has extensive clinical experience providing patient centered-care to patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in their homes, clinic, and hospital settings.
Prior to joining Raleigh Endocrine Associates in October 2016, Marjorie worked at Duke University Medical Center where she managed the care of patients with endocrine disorders. She also worked as a Registered Nurse at UNC Hospitals and Durham County Department of Public Health.
When Marjorie is not at work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, gardening, traveling, reading, interior designing, and cooking. Marjorie speaks French, Spanish, and Creole.