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Catherine Dinauer, MD

Instructor of Clinical Surgery ( Pediatrics)

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Catherine Dinauer, MD

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Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Surgery

    330 Cedar Street, PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT, 06520

    United States

Catherine Dinauer
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Catherine Dinauer, MD is a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Clinician at the Yale Pediatric Thyroid Center, within the Division of Pediatric Surgery. She earned her undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and her medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Dinauer completed Pediatric residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship through the National Capitol Area Pediatric Consortium at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. Following her training, Dr. Dinauer served as an Attending in Pediatric Endocrinology at Walter Reed, worked in research administration as Assistant Chief of the Department of Clinical Investigation, and was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at USUHS. Since 2006, her clinical practice has focused on pediatric thyroid disorders, with particular interest in Graves disease, thyroid nodules and pediatric thyroid cancer. She was a member of the American Thyroid Association committee which created guidelines for the management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in children.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Vermont, College of Medicine (1991)
  • BA
    Dartmouth College (1987)
  • Fellow
    Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
  • Resident
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
General Graves B. Erskine Award for Outstanding FellowU.S. Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center1998
Fellow Clinical Research AwardAmerican Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research1998
Army Commendation MedalU.S. Army1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
Army Achievement MedalU.S. Army1994, 1998

Professional Service

American Thyroid AssociationMember, ATA Annual Meeting Program Committee2017 - Present
American Thyroid AssociationChair, Membership Committee2016 - 2017
Thyroid Harmonization Study GroupMember, International Committee for Consensus Guidelines for Surveillance for Thyroid Cancer in Childhood Cancer Survivors2014 - Present
Thyroid Cancer Survivors' AssociationSpeaker, 16th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, “Development of the ATA Guidelines for Children with Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer”2013
American Thyroid AssociationMember, ATA Membership Committee2013 - 2017
American Thyroid AssociationMember, Pediatric Task Force2013 - Present
The Endocrine SocietyFaculty Member, The Endocrine Society 2013 Pediatric Endocrine Review Board Course2012 - 2013
American Thyroid AssociationTask Force Member, ATA Committee for Guidelines on Management of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer2010 - 2015
Food & Drug AdministrationAd Hoc Reviewer, Office of Orphan Products Development Grant Program2001 - 2004
Pediatric Endocrine SocietyElected Member of North American professional organization dedicated to research and treatment of children with endocrine disorders; reproductive, bone, thyroid, diabetes, obesity, growth, pituitary and adrenal. The Society works to promote the continuing education of its membership.2000 - Present
American Thyroid AssociationElected Member of the American Thyroid Association, the leading professional organization devoted to thyroid biology and to the prevention and treatment of thyroid disease through excellence in research, clinical care, education, and public health.1999 - Present
The Endocrine SocietyMember of The Endocrine Society, the largest global membership organization representing professionals from the field of endocrinology. Medical doctors, scientists, researchers, and educators comprise the majority of the Society’s membership. The Society promotes continuing education of members through meetings and scientific journals and also provides educational resources for the general public.1998 - Present

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