Division Highlights - Endocrinology & Diabetes

The Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes provides state-of-the-art medical care through seven multidisciplinary clinics: Diabetes, Endocrinology, Polycystic Ovarian syndrome, Turner syndrome, Pediatric and Adolescent Transgender Health, Metabolic Syndrome, and Pediatric Fitness Clinics.

Our research aims to improve the health and quality of life of children with diabetes and endocrine disorders, to understand the development and health effects of adipose tissue from infancy through adolescence, and to prevent childhood obesity and its consequences.

2017 Highlights

  • Division chief David Allen, MD, was chosen to receive the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association’s 2018 Alumni Resident Citation Award. This annual award is the association's most prestigious award and is given to an alumnus who has distinguished themselves in medicine.

  • Ellen Connor, MD, was selected as president-elect of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG). She will then serve as NASPAG president from April 2018 through April 2019, and then past-president beginning in 2019.

  • James Gannon, an undergraduate student mentored by Pamela Kling, MD, and Allison Pollock, MD, received a 2017-2018 University of Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.

  • In 2017, U.S. News and World Report ranked American Family Children’s Hospital (AFCH) among the top 50 children’s hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology.





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