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Speaker Topics: Endocrinology

 

Topics:

  • Management of diabetes
  • Management of cardiovascular disease in diabetes
  • Inpatient diabetes management
  • Diabetes and depression

Speaker:

Sherita Golden, M.D.

Dr. Golden is associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and trained in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.  Dr. Golden completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and received a Masters of Health Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

An active researcher in the field of diabetes epidemiology, she has a particular interest in investigating hormonal risk factors associated with the development of type 2 diabetes, and the hormone response to depression and chronic stress to determine if these are risk factors for diabetes.


 

Topics:

  • The diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly
  • Therapeutic advances for growth hormone deficiency in adults
  • Adrenal insufficiency – An endocrinologist’s perspective
  • A clinical overview of hypopituitarism
  • Cushing’s syndrome – what every practitioner should know

* Please note that this faculty member requests an honorarium

Roberto Salvatori, M.D.

Dr. Salvatori is associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome, Italy and trained in Internal Medicine at the Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein University in the Bronx, New York.  Dr. Salvatori completed fellowships in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Cornell University in New York and at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

One of the founders of the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Tumor Center, Dr. Salvatori focuses his clinical practice on the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary and adrenal tumors and pituitary dysfunction, with a particular interest in growth hormone excess (acromegaly) and deficiency, and on cortisol excess (Cushing) and deficiency (adrenal insufficiency).


 

Topics:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to pituitary apoplexy
  • Pituitary tumors: hyperprolactinemia and prolactinoma
  • Evaluation of sellar masses
  • The diagnosis and treatment of  acromegaly
  • Therapeutic advances for growth hormone deficiency in adults
  • A clinical overview of hypopituitarism
  • Cushing’s syndrome – what every practitioner should know

* Please note that this faculty member requests an honorarium

Gary Wand, M.D.

Dr.  Wand is professor of medicine and psychiatry and director of the endocrine training program at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Wand received his Internal Medicine training and medical degree from George Washington University and completed his post-doctoral training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Johns Hopkins.

As an internationally recognized pituitary specialist, Dr. Wand works as a researcher, educator and clinician who has provided care for over 2,500 patients with uncommon disorders of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus. He has a special research interest in understanding genetic determinants of the stress response.

 

 

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