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Division Highlights - Endocrinology & Diabetes

The Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes provides state-of-the-art medical care through four multidisciplinary clinics: diabetes, endocrinology, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and fitness.

Our research aims to improve the health and quality of life of children with diabetes and endocrine disorders.

2009 Highlights

  • David Allen, MD, was elected president of the Pediatric Endocrine Society.
  • Aaron Carrel, MD, and David Allen, MD, received a Medical Education Research Committee (MERC) collaboration grant on the effect of the built and social environment on physical activity in Hispanic children.
  • Vanessa Curtis, MD, Aaron Carrel, MD, and David Allen, MD, received a grant from the Genentech Center for Clinical Research to study the contribution of ethnicity and gender on adipokine response to cardiovascular fitness.


Michael J. MacDonald, MD

Division Chief
Michael J. MacDonald, MD


David B. Allen, MD


M. Tracy Bekx, MD

Assistant Professor

Aaron L. Carrel, MD

Associate Professor

Ellen L. Connor, MD

Associate Professor

Ei Terasawa, PhD


Gordon A. Tuffli, MD

Clinical Professor Emeritus

Todd S. Varness, MD

Assistant Professor

Recent Publications

Grant Support

Last updated: 01/04/2016
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