William V Tamborlane, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology); Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation ; Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology

Departments & Organizations

Clinical Investigation, Yale Center for (YCCI): Office of Research Services

Diabetes Research Center

Fellowship Training

Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Children's Diabetes Program

Yale Medical Group

Biography

William V. Tamborlane, MD, is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he completed his residency in pediatrics before going to Yale as a postdoctoral fellow in pediatric endocrinology. His scientific accomplishments over the past 30 years have established his international reputation as one of the most highly regarded clinical scientists in childhood diabetes and related disorders. He has published more than 590 original articles, chapters and reviews in the area of diabetes. Major accomplishments have included pioneering studies in the development of insulin pump therapy, direction of the Yale Center in the DCCT/EDIC study, and investigations of diabetes-induced defects in counterregulatory hormone responses to hypoglycemia. Current research efforts are directed at applying recent advances in insulin pump and glucose sensor technology toward the development of an artificial pancreas. He is the recipient of many awards and honors and is frequently listed in publications of distinction, including American Men and Women of Science, The Best Doctors in America, America’s Top Doctors and America’s Top Pediatricians. In 2006 and 2011, he was awarded the Mary Tyler Moore and S. Robert Levine Award for Excellence in Clinical Research in Type 1 Diabetes by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.he also received the 2009 Diabetes Technology Society’s Diabetes Technology Leadership Award, the 2010 American Diabetes Association Outstanding Physician Clinician Award and the National Award for Career Achievement and Contributions to Clinical and Translational Science by ACRT/SCTS/AFMR. He is frequently listed in publications such as The Best Doctors in America, and America’s Top Doctors.He has served on the FDA’s Endocrine Advisory Board and on the National Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association and was the first Steering Committee Chair of the Diabetes Research in Children Network, is Chair of the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium and Vice Chair (for Pediatrics) of the T1D Exchange clinic Registry. He leads a multidisciplinary team of physicians, diabetes nurse educators, dieticians and social workers that care for more than 1000 children, adolescents and young adults with diabetes.

Education & Training

MD Georgetown University (1972)
Fellow Medicine and Pediatrics, Yale University
Chief Resident Georgetown University Hospital Washington DC
Resident Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC

Honors & Recognition

  • T2-Translation AwardThe Society for Clinical and Translational Science (2011)

  • Outstanding Clinician Physician in DiabetesAmerican Diabetes Association (2010)

  • Diabetes Technology Society Leadership AwardDiabetes Technology (2009)

  • M.D. Excellence in Clinical Research AwardJDRF 2006 Mary Tyler Moore and S. Robert Levine (2006)

  • American Diabetes Association, CT Hall of Merit (2004)

  • The Best Doctors in America, 2000-2010 Editions America’s Top Doctors, 1st-9th Editions New York Top Doctors, 5-12th Editions (2000), (2010)

  • Charles Best Award American Diabetes Associaton (1994)

  • Man of the YearFairfield County American Diabetes Association (1994)

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Contact Info

William V Tamborlane, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric Speciality Center1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2
New Haven, CT 06511
Doctors Building
2 Church Street South

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

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