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Arcara, Kristin Marie, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cushing Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, Endocrinology, Hypopituitarism, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pituitary Adenoma, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Thyroid Diseases
Research Interests: Diabetes mellitus – type 1 and type 2, Thyroid disorders, Short stature, Abnormal pubertal development, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Hypopituitarism, Pituitary Adenoma, Diabetes insipidus, Disorders of sexual differentiation, Cushing’s Disease, Turner Syndrome, Prader Willi Syndrome
 
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Blackman, Scott Michael, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pituitary Disorders, Thyroid
Research Interests: Use of insulin pumps in infants and toddlers with diabetes, The amount of CFTR function necessary to reduce the risk of CF complications, Determining the biological role of the CFTR protein, Mechanisms of regulating weight gain and nutritional status in CF, The molecular mechanism of CF-related diabetes, Molecular genetics of diabetes and cystic fibrosis
 
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Cooke, David William, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program
Clinical Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Diabetes, Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
Research Interests: Molecular basis of insulin resistance and obesity, Short stature, Abnormal pubertal development, Growth hormone dysregulation, Thyroid disorders, Hypopituitarism, Pituitary Adenoma, Diabetes insipidis and mellitus, Disorders of sexual differentiation Cushing’s Disease, Turner Syndrome, ROHHAD
 
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Magge, Sheela Natesh, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Lawson Wilkins Chair of Pediatric Endocrinology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases, Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Pediatric Endocrinology, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
 
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Salsberg, Sandra Loeb, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Insulin Resistance, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics, Thyroid Disorders
 
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Wolf, Risa M, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Diabetes, Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
 
 

Fellows

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Bharill, Sonum, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow

Jacquelyn Manfredo, M.D.

Manfredo, Jacquelyn, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Clinical/Research InterestsThyroid Disorders, Disorders of Puberty and Steroidogenesis, Diabetes
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Manfredo received her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia. After working briefly in environmental engineering, she changed career paths and began her medical education at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. After completing her pediatric residency at the University of Maryland, she continued her training in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins in pediatric endocrinology..

Mark Porter, M.D., M.B.A.

Porter, Mark, M.D., M.B.A.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Clinical/Research Interests: Type 1 diabetes, Cystic-Fibrosis-Related Diabetes, Puberty/Growth Disorders, Thyroid Disorders, Quality Improvement 
Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: University of Hawaii
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Porter received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin — Madison. He then went to the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed a combined medical and master’s of business administration program. After completing his pediatric residency at the University of Hawaii, he moved to Baltimore to continue training in pediatric endocrinology at Johns Hopkins.

Nurse Practitioner

Julia Tracey, M.S.N., C.P.N.P., C.D.E

Tracey, Julia, M.S.N., C.P.N.P., C.D.E.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Children with Chronic Illness, Patient Education, Nursing Education

Nurse Educators

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Busin, Kelly, B.S.N., R.N. 

 

Christine Glancey, B.S.N., R.N.

Glancey, Christine, B.S.N., R.N. 

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Type 1 Diabetes

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Moore, Audrey, B.S.N., R.N., C.D.E.

 

Margaret West, B.S.N., R.N., C.D.E.

West, Margaret, B.S.N., R.N., C.D.E.

Expertise, Disease and ConditionsType 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Technology, Transition to Adult Care

Nutritionists

Meredith Thivierge, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E.

Maureen Seel, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E.

Psychologists

Psychologists from the Kennedy Krieger Institute Pediatric Psychology Consultation Program

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