University of Nebraska Medical Center

Laura Graeff-Armas, MD, MS, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolism


Laura Graeff-Armas, MD, MS, PhD

Dr. Graeff-Armas is an associate professor in the Internal Medicine Division of Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolism at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

She completed her training at Creighton University including a fellowship in Diabetes and Endocrinology and a research fellowship supported by the National Institutes of Health. Her master’s degree work focused on the pathophysiology of bone in young adults with T1DM. Her PhD in medical nutrition focused on nutrition in the elderly post-fracture. Her clinical practice revolves around osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, and secondary fracture prevention. She has a research interest in calcium and Vitamin D and is currently working on an NIH-funded grant in collaboration with Creighton focusing on the effects of T1DM on bone in postmenopausal women.


  • Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, 2001
  • Residency: Creighton University, 2004
  • Fellowship: Creighton University, 2007
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Acromegaly, Adrenal, Adrenal Diseases, Adrenal Insufficiency, Adrenal Mass, Adrenal Tumors, Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)