Dr. Camila Manrique Acevedo is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of Missouri. She is the Faculty Director for Research Operations in the Medicine Department and the Chief of Endocrinology at the Harry S Truman VA Hospital.
Dr. Manrique Acevedo research program focuses on addressing sex-related inequities in cardiovascular disease and on the mechanisms responsible for the increased incidence of cardiovascular disease in insulin resistance subjects. Her laboratory performs state-of-the-art vascular and metabolic studies in both type 2 diabetic subjects and in relevant translational animal models of obesity and insulin resistance.
Dr. Manrique Acevedo has experience leading human subjects research projects. She is a principal investigator and co-investigator in federally funded trials (NIH and Veterans’ Administration) enrolling populations that range from healthy adults to patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Manrique Acevedo completed medical school at the National University in Bogota -Colombia, Internal Medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship at University of Missouri-Columbia.