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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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Long, Dominique N, M.D.

Instructor of Pediatrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
 
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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
 
Photo of Dr. Sandra Loeb Salsberg, M.D.

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

Adebola Giwa, M.D.

Giwa, Adebola, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Research Interests: Islet Cell Transplants and Immunopathology/Immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes

Jacquelyn Manfredo, M.D.

Manfredo, Jacquelyn, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Clinical/Research InterestsThyroid Disorders, Disorders of Puberty and Steroidogenesis, Diabetes

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 pediatric residency program. Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Mark 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

Kimber-Lee Abel, M.S., R.N., C.P.N., C.D.E.

Abel, Kimber-Lee, M.S., R.N., C.P.N., C.D.E. 

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes Technology

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

Glancey, Christine, B.S.N., R.N. 

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Type 1 Diabetes

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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