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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.

  • 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.
    Leader: Endocrine Disruptor Research Team, U-M Environmental Health Science Center

  • Singer, Kanakadurga (Durga) M.D.
    Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Research Interests: pathogenesis of obesity-induced inflammation and the progression from this chronic inflammatory state to insulin resistance and diabetes

  • 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.

  • Veiga Lopez, Almudena D.V.M., Ph.D.
    Specialty: Reproductive Endocrinology 
    Research Interests: Dr. Veiga Lopez's research has centered on understanding the fetal origin of pubertal and adult reproductive and metabolic disorders as well as the impact of native steroids in programming such defects. U-M Environmental Health Science Center