Qualification/s, Place &Date:
MD, Ph. D, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Awarded 06/2001
Special Certificates:
American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Special Interest & Researches Done:
In his clinical practice, Dr. Drake is involved in providing care to patients with a variety of metabolic bone diseases including
osteoporosis and an array of skeletal dysplasias and rare bone diseases.  In addition, he performs translational research with
areas of interest including understanding the mechanisms underlying age-associated bone loss, the basis by which monoclonal
gammopathies induce bone loss and fractures, and the impact of diabetes on skeletal health.
Dr. Drake is a Consultant in the Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, and Associate Professor of
Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  He received his AB degree from Harvard College and completed
his MD and PhD degrees at Washington University in St. Louis.  His clinical training in Internal Medicine was
performed at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.  Dr. Drake completed his Endocrinology
fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic, where he subsequently joined the staff in 2007.  
Dr. Drake has received numerous awards, including the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
Young Investigator Award and the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine New Investigator Award.  He has served on
the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Professional Practice Committee and currently serves on the
Scientific Advisory Board for the Soft Bones Foundation.  He serves or has served on the editorial boards of the
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Bone, the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, and Mayo Clinic
Proceedings, and also serves as chair of the Mayo Clinic Endocrinology Bone Core Group.