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Faculty Interests

  • Chen, Ming  M.D., Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: Growth disorders, sex differentiation disorders, puberty disorders, adrenal disorders, diabetes mellitus, and pituitary hormone deficiencies, thyroid disorders,
    Research Interests: Growth disorders, sex differentiation disorders, adrenal disorders, diabetes mellitus

  • Clark, Kathy  M.S.N.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: Growth disorders, childhood weight managment, septooptic dysplasia, Prader Willi, and Turner Syndrome

  • Gregg, Brigid Ellen M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: Clinical interests include childhood diabetes
    Research Interests: Research interests include developmental programming of metabolic disease and early life influences on pancreatic beta-cell mass.

  • Hopwood, Nancy J M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric and adolescent thyroid disorders, hypopituitarism, turner syndrome, pediatric endocrinology disorders of growth and puberty, especially growth hormone deficiency, psychosocial dwarfism and treatment of growth disorders with biosynthetic growth hormone.
    Research Interests: Natural history of growth hormone neurosecretory dysfunction after cranial radiation for head neck tumors or leukemia and partial peripheral and pituitary resistance to thyroid hormone.

  • Kasa-Vubu, Josephine Z M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: General Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetology, Menstrual Cycle Disorders, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Athlete Triad, and Multidisciplinary Approach to Intersex Disorders.
    Research Interests: Childhood Obesity and Endocrine Disruptions related to Energy balance.

  • Lee, Joyce Mee Kyoung M.D., M.P.H.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: Dr. Lee's clinical interests include the care of children with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, the use of continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pump therapy for children with diabetes, and evaluation of children with short stature.
    Research Interests: Dr. Lee┬┐s research focuses on the epidemiology of diabetes (type 1 and type 2) and obesity in children, health outcomes and quality of life for children with diabetes, and the link between childhood obesity and its long-term endocrine consequences, including pubertal maturation and development of diabetes over the life course.

  • Lu, Chunxia  M.D., Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Endocrinology
    Research Interests: Dr. Lu's research interests include characterization of insulin like peptide 6 (Insl6).

  • Menon, Ram Kumar M.D., M.B.B.S.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: Childhood diabetes
    Research Interests: Transcriptional Regulation

  • Olson, David Paul 

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology

  • Padmanabhan, Vasantha  M.S., Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Reproductive Endocrinology
    Research Interests: Developmental programming of reproductive and metabolic dysfunction; Ovarian folliculogenesis; Fertility.

  • Thomas, Inas Hanna M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology

  • Vazquez, Delia M M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: Failure to thrive, psychosocial dwarfism, short stature, stress and growth, adrenal insufficiency, adrenal disorders, childhood depression and adolescent depression.
    Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of stress-induced growth stunting, development of the hypathalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, development of mood systems and seratonin brain system.