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Janice 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 Insogna, MD

Ensign Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Director

Ensign Professor of Medicine without Term

Associate Director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia

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 Inzucchi, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Harvard University, 1985

BS, Fordham University, 1981

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 wide...

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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 Jonas, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology) and Neuroscience

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 Kibbey, MD/PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

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 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 Licznerski, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, University of Heidelberg, 2004

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Kasia 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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Nelli Mnatsakanyan, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

PhD, Yerevan State University, 2003

MS, Yerevan State University, 1999

BS, Yerevan State University, 1999

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Rachel Perry, PhD

Assistant Professor

Education

PhD, Yale University Graduate School, 2013

BS, Yale University, 2008

Dr. Rachel Perry is an Assistant Professor in Medicine/Endocrinology and Cellular & Molecular Physiology 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...

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Patricia Peter, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Education

MD, Yale School of Medicine, 2011

BA, Columbia University, 2007

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Kitt Petersen, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

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 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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