Multicultural Affairs Office

Associate Director, Multicultural Affairs Office, Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Burnett-Bowie is an endocrinologist and clinical researcher in the Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Burnett-Bowie was born in New York and grew up in Barbados. She received her B.A. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1993. She received her M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997 and M.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2005. She completed residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Endocrinology at MGH. Her research is focused on defining the physiology of a new phosphate- and vitamin D-regulating hormone, FGF23; the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and insulin resistance; and clinical trials of treatments for osteoporosis. She is the recipient of NIH, local, and institutional grants and has authored multiple publications. She sees patients with bone and mineral disorders, as well as general endocrine disorders. In her role at the MGH Multicultural Affairs Office, she focuses on minority recruitment and mentorship.