Year 4 Fellows (combined Medicine and Pediatrics)

ABBYAbby Cobb-Walch, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: 2019-2023 (4 year combined adult and pediatric endocrine fellowship)
Research: 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.
Outside interests/hobbies: hiking, cooking, traveling, music, and wine tasting


ISABELLAIsabella Niu, MD

Medical School: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Residency: University of California, San Diego
Fellowship: 2019-2023 (4 year combined adult and pediatric endocrine fellowship)
Research: Working on understanding a novel mutation in a hyperinsulinism case with Dr. Brian Feldman
Interests: Diabetes, hyponatremia, calcium disorders
Outside interests/hobbies: anything involving dogs, good food and good people


Year 3 Fellows 

priyaPriya Srivastava, MD

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: University of Kentucky
Fellowship: 2020-2023
Research: 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 
Outside interests/hobbies: learning new skills like cooking or crafting, photography, exploring new places, and painting


kevinKevin YeN, MD
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital - Oakland
Fellowship: 2020-2023
Research: 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

Year 2 Fellow

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

Year 1 Fellows

arisAristides Diamant, MD, PhD
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Residency: University of Michigan
Research: TBD
Interests: Obesity, energy homeostasis
Outside interests/hobbies: cello, soccer, languages and cooking
tinaTina Hu, MD
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Residency: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University - ChristianaCare/Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware
Research: 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
Outside interests/hobbies: hiking, kayaking, travelling, and food adventures (favorite: hotpot!)

Endocrinology alumni







2021 Graduates

FATEMAFatema Abdulhussein, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency: Atlantic Health System Goryeb Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: 2018-2021
Research: 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


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: Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco

CAROLINECaroline Schulmeister, MD

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

2020 Graduates


Armaiti ModyArmaita 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
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: Assistant Professor, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles

2019 Graduates

Ayca Erkin-CakmakAyca Erkin-Cakmak, MD, Mph 
Medical School: Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
Residency Training: University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship Training Years: 2016-2019
Research Project: Isocaloric fructose restriction reduces serum d-lactate concentration in children with obesity and metabolic syndrome
Interests: endocrine disrupting chemicals, thalassemia related endocrinopathies, obesity, type 2 diabetes, clinical research, medical education
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco
Alyssa Huangalyssa huang, Md 
Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency Training: Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center
Fellowship Training Years: 2016-2019
Fellowship Research Project: Dietary Cholesterol and Neuropeptide Agouti Related Peptide Act in Concert to Regulate Locomotor Activity Interests: pediatric obesity, type 2 diabetes, neuro-endocrinology, puberty, growth
Outside interests/hobbies: running, tennis, traveling, eating desserts, puppy training
Current Position: Assistant Professor in Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Seattle Children’s Hospital and University of Washington
Janet LeeJanet Lee, Md, MPH, MAS 
Medical School: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency Training: Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship Training Years: 2015-2019 (4 year combined pediatric and adult endocrine fellowship)
Research Project: Skeletal Effects of Puberty Suppression in Transgender Youth (SEPSITY) Interests: gender-affirming medical care, skeletal health/bone metabolism, calcium/phosphate metabolism, transitions of care, differences in sex development (DSD)
Outside interests/hobbies: hiking, camping, traveling, exploring, quilting, sewing, knitting
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco