PES FellowAwards 2021Drs. Margaret Marks and Jessica SchmittSeveral faculty and trainees from the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes presented at the Pediatric Endocrinology Society (PES) meeting held virtually April 30 through May 3, 2021.

Two posters presented by members of the division received Presidential Poster Awards and were highlighted in the Presidential Poster Session on April 30.

“Increasing access to continuous glucose monitors for patients with type 1 diabetes: one clinic’s quality improvement journey”
Presented by: Katie Fogle, UAB medical student and Jessica Schmitt, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.

“CFTR Modulator Therapy Increases IGF-1 in Children with Cystic Fibrosis”
Presented by Margaret Marks, M.D., Second Year Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Fellow.

These awards are given by the PES to honor outstanding trainee abstracts.

See below for other posters from the meeting by Department of Pediatrics faculty and trainees.

“Increasing access to continuous glucose monitors for patients with type 1 diabetes: one clinic’s quality improvement journey.” Katie Fogle, Jessica Schmitt

“CFTR Modulator Therapy Increases IGF-1 in Children with Cystic Fibrosis.” Margaret Marks, SM Rowe, S. Heltshe, Michael Stalvey

“Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019, Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Immune Dysregulation – A challenging case series.” Connie Trieu, Bhuvana Sunil, Ambika Ashraf

“Factors Associated with Delayed Administration of Insulin Glargine in Pediatric Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.” Joycelyn Atchison, Christine Campbell, Lauren Nassetta, Payton Garlington, Nipam Shah

“The impact of dietary intervention on lipids and hepatic fat in adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.” Christy Foster, Ambika Ashraf, Amy Goss

“Growth hormone and Leuprolide therapy in a post-menarchal female with Cushing’s disease post transsphenoidal resection - a case study.” Aaron Stuber, Giovanna Beauchamp, Bhuvana Sunil 

“Association of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis with Pan hypopituitarism due to Pituitary Macro adenoma: A Case Report.” James B Harris, Bhuvana Sunil, Michael Ryan, Giovanna Beauchamp 

“Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy and Lytic Bone Lesions.” Jurhee Freese, Ambika Ashraf

“Clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients with transient and permanent congenital hypothyroidism, a single-center study.” Erin Greenup, Augustin Cardenas, Leslie Pitts, Bhuvana Sunil, Gail Mick

“Post RAI Uptake: Residual Thyroid Cancer versus Benign Thymic Tissue?” Leen Matalka, Augustin M. Cardenas, Brenessa Lindeman, Pallavi Iyer

“Resistance to Thyroid Hormone with Concurrent Thyroid Dysgenesis.” Margaret Marks, Mary Lauren Scott