Renata Belfort De Aguiar, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Endocrinology: Diabetes Center

Obesity Research Working Group

Yale Medicine

Education & Training

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)
Fellow Yale University
Residency Boston University
Fellow University of Texas Health Science Center
Residency Clementino Fraga University Hospital
Intern Clementino Fraga Filho University Hospital
Intern (Eligible for Scholarship) Celementino Fraga Filho University Hospital
Voluntary Clinical Fellow Clementino Fraga Filho University Hospital – UFRJ
Intern Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Rio de Janeiro
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2008)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • Scholar AwardYale Center for Clinical Investigation (2011)

  • Mentor-Based Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship ProgramAmerican Diabetes Association/Takeda Pharmaceuticals (2003)

  • Research Day Winner at 6th Annual Research DayUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2003)

  • Acres of Diamonds Award –The Minority Trainee Research Forum (2003)

Professional Service

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Case Reports (2013 - Present) Senior Editor

  • Program of Diabetes at Hospital Municipal Carmela Dutra (1997 - 2004) Board Member

Activities

  • 75th American Diabetes Association Scientific Session Boston, United States (2015 - 2015)

    Research Title: “Brain Norepinephrine Transporter Participates in the Defense against Hypoglycemia in Humans”

  • 73rd American Diabetes Association Scientific Session Chicago, United States (2013 - 2013)

    Research Title: “Effect of Small Increments in Blood Glucose Levels on Brain Activation and Eating Behavior”

  • 6th Annual Clinical Investigators Workshop- Endocrine Society Atlanta, United States (2009 - 2009)

    Research Title: “Effect of Mild Hypoglycemia on Regional Brain Activation to Food Cues”

  • 65th American Diabetes Association Scientific Session San Diego, United States (2005 - 2005)

    Research Title: “Pioglitazone (PIO) Improves Metabolic and Histologic Parameters in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)”

  • The Minority Research Forum, Scientific Meeting San Diego, United States (2003 - 2003)

    Research Title: “Effect of a Chronic Elevation in Free Fatty Acids on Insulin Secretion and Insulin Sensitivity in Non-Diabetic Offspring with a Family History of T2DM.”

  • 13th Brazilian Congress of Diabetes Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2001 - 2001)

    Research Title: “Dose-Response Effects of Acute Elevation in Plasma Free Fatty Acids on Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetes”

  • Physician at Outpatient Clinic Practice Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1998 - 2000)

    Worked in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Med Co Medicina Contemporânea.

  • Physician at Outpatient Clinic Practice Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1996 - 2000)

    Worked in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Clínica Procor.

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Renata Belfort De Aguiar, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Diabetes CenterDana Clinic Building
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Transplant & Immunology ProgramYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
EndocrinologyPO Box 208020
New Haven, CT 06520