N. Spencer Welch, MD, was born and raised in Atlanta. He received his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and then came home to Emory University for medical school. He did his internship and residency at Emory, Grady Hospital and affiliated hospitals. He did a chief residency at Crawford Long Hospital before doing a Fellowship in Endocrinology at Emory where he did research in development a method to measure insulin resistance in Type 2 Diabetes patients.
Dr. Welch wrote Diabetes Is Advancing: Are You Keeping Pace? from ATLANTA Medicine, Diabetes, Vol. 85, No. 4