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Robert Stanley Sherwin, MD

Section Chief

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Section Chief, Endocrinology

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences

Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Director, Yale Diabetes Research Center

Education

MD, Albert Einstein College, 1967

BS, Union College, 1963

Robert S. Sherwin. MD is the C.N.H. Professor of Medicine in the Section of Endocrinology at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1967. After his residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital (N Y), he served as a research fellow in metabolism and diabetes at the National Institutes of Health. In 1972 Dr Sherwin moved to Yale University School of Medicine where he was a postdoctoral fellow and subsequently...

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Tiago Alves, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

Education

PhD, Universidade de Coimbra, 2010

BS, Universidade de Lisboa, 2005

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Renata Belfort De Aguiar, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Federal University of Rio De Janerio, Brazil, 2004

MS, Federal University of Rio De Janerio, Brazil, 2000

MD, Federal University of Rio De Janerio, Brazil, 1993

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Clemens W.H. Bergwitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Hannover Medical School, Germany, 1993

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Jessica Dauz Bihuniak

Visiting Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MS, University of Connecticut, 2010

BS, University of Connecticut, 2007

I am currently pursing my PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Connecticut. I received my Master’s degree from the University of Connecticut in 2010. This work involves both clinical and bench projects. There is an increasing interest in finding dietary alternatives for both prevention and treatment of bone loss as osteoporosis continues to afflict an estimated 10 million people in the United States. We hypothesize that dietary protein beneficially impacts the skeleton by increasing...

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Jonathan S Bogan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cell Biology

Education

MD, Harvard Medical School, 1992

BS, Yale University, 1986

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Stacey Nicole Brown, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2007

BS, William Paterson College, NJ, 1999

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Rongmin Chen, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, China Agricultural University, 2004

MS, Agriculture University of Hebei, 1997

BS, Agriculture University of Hebei, 1994

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Gary W Cline, PhD

Professor

Director, Analytical Core, Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center at Yale Univ. School of Medicine

Co-Director, Clinical Metabolism Core, Yale Diabetes Research Center

Education

PhD, University of Missouri, 1988

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James David Dziura, MPH, PhD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Deputy Director, Yale Center for Analytical Sciences

Deputy Director, Yale Data Coordinating Center

Education

PhD, Yale University, 2001

MPH, Yale University, 1998

BS, Bates College, 1993

Jim is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at YMS. As a biostatistician at Yale since 2002 he has co-authored over 160 peer-reviewed articles with a diverse group of Yale investigators. Dr. Dziura also serves as the Deputy Director of both the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences (YCAS) and the Yale Data Coordinating Center (YDCC) in the Yale School of Public Health. He has been active in training young investigators, both individually (as a mentor and statistical resource for...

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Xiaoning Fan, MD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MS, Southern Connecticut State University, 2008

MPH, Yale University, 1994

MS, Beijing Medical University, 1985

MD, Southern Medical University Guangzhou, 1976

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Clare Ann Flannery, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Co-Director, Yale University Reproductive Sciences Biobank (YURS)

Education

MD, Trinity College, Dublin Ireland, 2001

BA, Wellesley College, 1995

Dr. Flannery received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Wellesley College in 1995 before obtaining her M.D. degree from Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland in 2001. She completed internship in medicine and surgery at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin Ireland, and then Internal Medicine residency in the Women’s Health Track at Jacobi Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. She was selected to be Chief Resident in Internal Medicine in 2005-2006. She then went on to...

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Valentin Gribkoff, PhD

Associate Professor Adjunct

Education

PhD, University of California at Riverside, 1983

BS, University of California-Irvine, 1974

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Kevan Herold, MD

Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Executive Director, Yale Diabetes Center

Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Education

MD, Jefferson Medical College, 1979

BS, Pennsylvania State University, 1977

My background and research are in translational immunology. I am interested in understanding the basis for autoimmune diseases and developing new therapies based on our understanding of disease mechanisms. My focus has largely been in the field of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes. The work encompasses basic laboratory work understanding the regulation of autoreactive T cells to clinical trials that involve novel therapeutics. As part of these studies I have also been very interested in analysis of...

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Raimund I Herzog, MD, MHS

Associate Professor Term

Adjunct Faculty of the Greengard Lab, Rockefeller University, NY

Fellow of Ezra Stiles College

Education

MHS, Yale University, 2012

MD, Ulm University, Germany, 1998

Dr. Raimund Herzog is an Assistant Professor in Endocrinology at Yale School of Medicine. He received his M.D. from University of Ulm, Germany before moving to the US, where he pursued his training in Internal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. He earned his M.H.S. in the YCCI Junior Faculty Scholars program while further specializing in Endocrinology at Yale. In addition to caring for patients at the Yale Diabetes Center and teaching medical students Dr. Herzog maintains an active...

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Elizabeth H. Holt, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Yale University School of Medicine, 1996

MD, Yale University School of Medicine, 1995

BA, Barnard College, 1986

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Youjia Hu, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Shanghai Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry, 2004

MS, Shanghai Institute, 1998

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Janice Jin Hwang, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Harvard Medical School, 2006

AB, Princeton University, 2001

Dr. Hwang is an endocrinologist as well as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology at the Yale School of Medicine. She graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 2001 with a major in molecular biology followed by Harvard Medical School in 2006. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA and also served as a Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Hwang received her fellowship training in Endocrinology and...

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Karl L. Insogna, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Director, Yale Bone Center

Ensign Professor of Medicine without Term, Yale University, Department of Internal Medicine

Associate Director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia

Attending Physician (Internal Medicine), Yale-New Haven Hospital

Education

MD, University of Connecticut, 1976

Dr. Karl Insogna is a tenured Professor at Yale and an internationally recognized expert in the field of metabolic bone disease. He has published widely on the topic in the field's leading scientific journals, is quoted often in the lay press, and has frequently appeared on radio and television. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was a member of the National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference, which established new recommendations for the...

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Silvio E Inzucchi, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Clinical Director, Section of Endocrinology

Medical Director, Yale Diabetes Center

Director, Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellowship

Director, Yale Affiliated Hospitals Program

Education

MD, Harvard University, 1985

Dr. Inzucchi received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University in the Bronx, NY and his M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine and his post-doctoral Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Yale-New Haven Hospital, in New Haven, CT. Dr. Inzucchi has authored or co-authored over 250 manuscripts, monographs, textbook chapters, and abstracts, and has lectured at a national and international level on a...

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Ania Jastreboff, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2011

MD, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 2002

BA, Bucknell University, 1998

Dr. Jastreboff is an adult and pediatric endocrinologist at Yale School of Medicine with expertise in obesity medicine and weight management. Additionally, she cares for patients with prediabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Dr. Jastreboff is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Pediatric Endocrinology, and Obesity Medicine.

She completed her PhD at Yale University's Investigative Medicine Program focused on...

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Jaekwang Jeong, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

Education

PhD, University of Maryland at College Park, 2011

MS, Pukyung National University, 2004

BS, Pukyung National University, 2002

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Elizabeth A Jonas, MD

Professor

Education

MD, New York University, 1986

BA, Yale University, 1982

Elizabeth Jonas received training in Neurology and Internal Medicine. She developed an interest in Neuroscience while studying as a medical student with Dr. Rodolfo Llinas at N.Y.U. and at the Marine Biological Laboratory. With Dr. Llinas she developed an interest in calcium control of synaptic transmission. She pursued this interest as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Leonard Kaczmarek, Yale Pharmacology. Dr. Jonas developed a technique for recording from ion channels on...

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Richard Glenn Kibbey, MD/PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Education

MD/PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2000

BS, Trinity University, 1991

BA, Trinity University, 1991

Dr. Kibbey obtained his undergraduate degrees in music (B.A.) and an honors degree in biochemistry (B.S.) at Trinity University in San Antonio in 1991. He then obtained his combined M.D. and Ph.D. at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2000. His Ph.D. was in Cellular and Molecular Biophysics and involved determining the NMR structure of peptides from the LDL receptor under his mentors Drs. R.G.W. Anderson and L. Gierasch. Subsequently, he went to Yale University in where he...

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Grace S. Lee, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, New York University School of Medicine, 2007

BS, University of California at Los Angeles, 2002

Dr. Lee received her undergraduate B.S. degree from UCLA in Los Angeles, CA and her M.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York, NY. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine as well as her fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. Dr. Lee has a clinical practice that treats patients with metabolic bone disease, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, adrenal disease, and pituitary disease.

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Pawel P. Licznerski, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, University of Heidelberg, 2004

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Kasia Joanna Lipska, MD, MHS, BS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MHS, Yale University School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, 2011

MD, Harvard Medical School, 2003

BS, Yale University , 1997

Dr. Lipska is an endocrinologist at the Yale School of Medicine and a Clinical Investigator at the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). Her research program seeks to better understand the balance of benefits and harms of glucose-lowering therapy in older adults with type 2 diabetes. Her current research projects are primarily focused on severe hypoglycemia. She is investigating trends in admissions for hypoglycemia among the elderly Medicare population;...

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Beatrice Lupsa, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, University Med & Pharm, Iuliu Hatieganu, Romania, 2000

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Nelli Mnatsakanyan, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Yerevan State Medical University, 2003

MS, Yerevan State Medical University, 1999

BS, Yerevan State Medical University, 1999

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Yuichi Nozaki

Visiting Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

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Lisa Parikh, MD

Associate Research Scientist

Education

MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2010

BA, Northwestern University, 2005

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Rachel Jamison Perry, PhD

Associate Research Scientist, Internal Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Yale University Graduate School, 2013

BS, Yale University, 2008

Dr. Rachel Perry is an Associate Research Scientist in Medicine/Endocrinology at the Yale University School of Medicine. Rachel's background is in the use of hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamps and stable isotope infusions to assess insulin sensitivity, having earned her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D. (with Distinction) in Cellular & Molecular Physiology, and performed her postdoctoral training in Medicine/Endocrinology, all in the laboratory of Dr. Gerald Shulman. Rachel's CV includes...

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Patricia Rose Peter, MD

Instructor in Internal Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Yale School of Medicine, 2011

BA, Columbia University, 2007

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Kitt Falk Petersen, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Professor (Adjunct) Aarhus University, Denmark

Honorary Professor of Medicine and Clinical Physiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Deputy Director of Section for Metabolic Imaging and Liver Metabolism, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen

Education

MD, University of Copenhagen, 1985

Dr. Petersen is Professor of Internal Medicine (endocrinology/metabolism) at Yale University School of Medicine and Professor (Adjunct) of Health Sciences at Aarhus University, Denmark.





Dr. Petersen graduated from N. Zahle’s Gymnasieskole (majors: maths & physics) in Copenhagen and received her MD from the University of Copenhagen (1985). She did her clinical training at Rigshospitalet (Copenhagen, Denmark) followed by the prestigious scholar and fellowships: Kandidatstipendium and a...

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William Michael Philbrick, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Director, Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center Molecular Core

Education

PhD, SUNY at Buffalo, 1985

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Yang Qiu, MD, PhD

Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, China Medical University, 2003

MD, China Medical University, 1993

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Olga V Sakharova, MD

Clinician in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University , 1993

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Varman T. Samuel, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Section Chief, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Education

PhD, Yale University School of Medicine, 2005

MD, NYU School Of Medicine, 1995

BS, Cornell University, 1991

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Gerald I Shulman, MD, PhD, FACP, MACE

George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Co-Director, Yale Diabetes Research Center

Director, Yale Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

Education

MD, Wayne State University, 1979

PhD, Wayne State University, 1979

BS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1974

Dr. Shulman is the George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine, Cellular & Molecular Physiology and Physiological Chemistry at Yale University, where he serves as Co-Director of the Yale Diabetes Research Center and Director of the Yale Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center. He is also an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Shulman has pioneered the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy to non-invasively examine intracellular glucose and fat metabolism in humans for the first...

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Ben-Hua Sun, MD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Beijing Second Medical College, 1984

MS, Beijing Institute of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, 1982

Ben-Hua Sun is from Beijing and came to the Insogna lab in 1994 as a postdoctoral fellow before joining the faculty as an Associate Research Scientist in 2000. He currently is the Insogna Laboratory Manager. His principal areas of expertise are whole-animal experimentation and in vitro models of osteoclastogenesis. He plays a major role in work exploring the mechanism by which thrombospondin 1 induces osteoclastogenesis. He also manages the microCT facility, which is part of the Physiology Core...

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Ningwen Tai, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agriculture, 2000

MS, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agriculture, 1997

BS, East China Normal Un., 1990

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Daniel F Vatner, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2007

PhD, University of Chicago, 2005

BA, Swarthmore College, 1998

Attending Physician, Endocrinology Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Endocrinology Service Phone: (203) 937 3848

Fax: (203) 937 3425

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Li Wen, MD, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Director of Core Laboratory of Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI)

Education

PhD, University of London, 1992

MD, Capital University of Medicine, 1983

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John Joseph Wysolmerski, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Yale University, 1986

BS, Yale University, 1982

Dr. Wysolmerski is an endocrinologist involved in patient care, medical education and medical research. He is a Professor of Medicine and serves as Associate Section Chief for Research in the Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He also serves as Director of the Yale Physician-Scientist Residency Program in the Internal Medicine Department. He sees adult patients with all endocrine disorders in the hospital and his outpatient clinical practice centers on disorders of mineral and bone...

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Xian-Man Zhang, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Lanzhou University, 1989

MSc, Lanzhou University, 1987

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Dr. Zhang has worked as a physical organic chemist/professor for near twenty years in various academia, industrial and national research laboratories. He has authored/co-authored over 70 scientific publications before joined Yale University in 2004. During the past decade, he mainly employed his broad chemistry knowledge and hands-on research experience to develop various practical analytical methods to characterize and quantitate any interesting metabolites in the related...

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