Fellows

Year 3 Fellows

ABBYAbby Cobb-Walch, MD
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Residency Training: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Fellowship Training Years: 2019-2023 (4 year combined adult and pediatric endocrine fellowship)
Research Project: Competence in the Care of Non-binary Persons in Providers of Youth (CCaNoPPY) Study)
Interests: Transgender, non-binary, gender diverse, LGBTQ+, health policy, advocacy, transition of care, health outcomes, medical education.

ISABELLAIsabella Niu, MD
Medical School: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Residency Training: University of California, San Diego
Fellowship Training Years: 2019-2023 (4 year combined adult and pediatric endocrine fellowship)
Research Project: Working on understanding a novel mutation in a hyperinsulinism case with Dr. Brian Feldman
Interests: Diabetes, hyponatremia, calcium disorders

Year 2 Fellows 

priyaPriya Srivastava, MD
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency Training: University of Kentucky
Fellowship Training Years: 2020-2023
Research Project: The Utility of Genetic Testing in 46XY Hypospadias (DSD)
Interests: Disorders of sexual development (DSD), neuroendocrine tumors, transgender care, reproductive disorders, pituitary disorders, QI, Medical Education 

kevinKevin Yen, MD
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency Training: UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital - Oakland
Fellowship Training Years: 2020-2023
Research Project: Population PK modeling of metformin in youths with Type 2 Diabetes. Early Adoption of Diabetes Technology in Type 1 Diabetes.
Interests: Diabetes, pharmacology, PK/PD modeling

martinMartin Thelin, MD, PhD
Medical School: Lund University, Sweden
Residency Training: UCSF
Fellowship Training Years: 2020-2023
Research Project: Gaining insight into type 1 diabetes pathogenesis through STAT gain of function
Interests: Immunology and type 1 diabetes

Year 1 Fellows

arisAristides Diamante, MD, PhD
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Residency Training: University of Michigan
Research Project: TBD
Interests: Obesity, energy homeostasis

tinaTina Hu, MD
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency Training: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University - ChristianaCare/Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware
Research Project: Association between Pediatric Mental Health Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes-Related Outcomes Among Recently Transitioned Young Adults. 
Interests: Diabetes, diabetes tech, transitions of care, thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer

2021 Graduates

CAROLINECaroline Schulmeister, MD
Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Hanover, NH
Residency Training: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Lebanon, NH
Fellowship Training Years: 2018-2021
Research Project: Pediatric Resident Insulin Management Education (PRIME): A National Needs Assessment
Interests: Medical education, quality improvement, Gender care and DSD
Current Position: Assistance Professor, University of California, Davis

HANNAH

Hannah Chesser, MD
Medical School: The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Residency Training: University of North Carolina Hospitals Pediatrics Residency Program, Chapel Hill, NC
Fellowship Training Years: 2018-2021
Research Project: Continuous glucose monitoring in adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes
Interests: Type 1 and 2 diabetes, diabetes technology, neonatal thyroid disorders, tempo of puberty, behavior change, medical education
Current Position: Assistance Professor, University of California, San Francisco

FATEMAFatema Abdulhussein, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Atlantic Health System Goryeb Children’s Hospital
Fellowship Training Years: 2018-2021
Research Project: Assessing Fear of Hypoglycemia and Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction using Various Insulin Delivery Systems by Caregivers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
Interests: Improving patient outcomes in diabetes, quality improvement, medical education, diabetes technology, Type 1 diabetes
Current Position: Clinical Instructor, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver

2020 Graduates

JennyJenny Zabinsky, MD​
Medical School: University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY
Residency Training: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Fellowship Training Years: 2017-2020
Research Project: Glycemic Outcomes with Do-It-Yourself Closed-Loop Insulin Pumps
Interests: diabetes technology, differences of sex development, thyroid disorders, calcium-phosphate disorders
Current Position: Assistance Professor, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles

 

Armaiti ModyArmaiti Mody, MD
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, True Blue Point, Grenada
Residency Training: Pediatrics; Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Fellowship Training Years: 2017-2020
Research Project: Continuous versus Cyclical OCP use in PCOS; 11-oxygenated C19 steroids in PCOS
Interests: PCOS, Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, diabetes technology, pediatric obesity, and thyroid disorders
Current Position: Assistance Professor, University of California, Davis