Faculty

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Kenneth McCormick, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
Undergraduate:  University of Pennsylvania
Medical School:  University of Rochester 1974
Residency:  University Hospital of Cleveland Case Western Reserve University 1976
Fellowship:  Research and Clinical Fellow, Brown University 1976-1977, NIH-Brown Fellowship Brown University in Diabetes 1977-1979
Clinical Interests:  Fluid and electrolyte disorders, inborn errors of carbohydrate metabolites, all endocrine disorders              
Research Interests:  Adipose metabolism, obesity, endoplasmic reticular enzymes


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Hussein Abdullatif, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology
Director, Pediatric Clerkship
Medical School:  University of Jordan 1985
Residency:  Emory University 1992
Fellowship:  Emory University 1995
Clinical Interests:  Type 1 diabetes, Endocrine effects of cancer survivors
Research Interests:  Autonomy in diabetes



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Ambika Ashraf, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Associate Scientist, Center for Nutrition Research Center
Medical School:  University of Calicut, Kerala, India
Residencies:  University of Calicut, India/Bronx - Lebanon Hospital; Teaching affiliate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University / Children's Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellowship:  Children's Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Clinical Interests:  Endocrine disorders of children and adolescents, disorders of bone metabolism - calcium and vitamin D, diabetes mellitus, pituitary and thyroid disorders, precocious puberty
Research Interest:  Disorders of calcium and vitamin D, Diabetes mellitus, Lipid metabolism

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Joycelyn Atchison, M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics
Undergraduate:  Spring Hill College, BS
Medical School:  University of Alabama at Birmingham, MD
Residency:  University of Alabama at Birmingham / Children's Hospital of Alabama
Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham (Pharmacology) and University of Pittsburgh / Pittsburgh Children's Hospital (Pediatric Endocrinology)
Clinical Interest:  Type 1 diabetes, transition to young adult care, general pediatric endocrinology, insulin pump therapy, glucose sensor technology
Research Interest:  Diabetes related technologies, IDDM prevention

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Gail Mick, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Undergraduate:  John Hopkins University
Medical School:  John Hopkins University 1982
Residency:  University of Rochester 1985
Fellowship:  University of Rochester 1988
Clinical Interest:  All pediatric endocrine disorders including congenital hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome, puberty, thyroid, adrenal disorders, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, pituitary disorders, calcium/phosphate and bone disease, diabetes, Turner's, Down's Syndrome, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Research Interest:  Type 2 Diabetes, ER metabolism, congenital hypothyroidism

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Mary Lauren Scott, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology
Undergraduate:  Birmingham-Southern College 2001
Medical School:  Louisiana State University - New Orleans, LA 2005
Residency:  University of Alabama at Birmingham Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 2009
Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham Pediatric Endocrinology 2012
Clinical Interest:  Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and obesity prevention, General Pediatric Endocrinology
Research Interest:  Type 1 Diabetes, Growth Hormone deficiency and lipid profiles in children, congenital adrenal hyperplasia screening in the newborn period.

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Michael Stalvey, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Undergraduate:  University of Florida
Medical School:  University of Florida College of Medicine, 1999
Residency:  University of Florida, Department of Pediatrics, 1999-2002
Fellowship:  University of Florida, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, 2003-2006
Clinical Interest:  Endocrine disorders associated with cystic fibrosis, type 1 diabetes
Research Interest:  The basic science and clinical study  of endocrine disorders associated with cystic fibrosis, namely cystic fibrosis bone disease and cystic fibrosis related diabetes.

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