Faculty

Chair of the Department of Pediatrics:

Marlene R. Miller, MD, MSc

The Pediatric Endocrinology Division Faculty

The faculty comprises 10 individuals of diverse experiences and spanning a wide spectrum of clinical and research interests. Six of our faculty have been listed as “Best Doctors in America”. The faculty participate in extensive research activities within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology which are supported by grants from federal government, pharmaceutical companies, foundations, and private donations as well as UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital.

Rose Gubitosi-Klug, MD, PhD

  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • William T. Dahms Chair in Pediatric Diabetes
  • Service contributions: Data Safety Monitoring Board, NIH (TrialNet study, Immune Tolerance Network, Autoimmune Center of Excellence);  Chair, Pediatric Endocrine Society Research Affairs Committee
  • Special interests include general endocrinology and diabetes care; diabetes research(basic science investigations into inflammatory pathways and diabetic retinopathy; DCCT/EDIC: complications of diabetes; effects of sex steroids on the retinal microvasculature; biomarkers of diabetes complications in children and adolescents)

Ryan Farrell, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Special interests include youth onset type 2 diabetes, gender-affirming care, obesity, Prader-Willi Syndrome

Beth Kaminski, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
  • Endocrinology Rotation Director, RBC Pediatric Residency
  • Service Contributions: RB&C Residency Education Committee, Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record Physician Advisory Committee
  • Special interests include general endocrinology and diabetes, cystic fibrosis endocrinology, including cystic fibrosis related diabetes, growth and puberty, quality improvement

Katherine Kutney, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Service contributions: UH EMR Clinical Effectiveness Committee, Pediatric Endocrine Society Research Affairs Committee
  • Special interests: cystic fibrosis related diabetes and cystic fibrosis associated liver disease, process improvement, informatics "big data" research

Sarah MacLeish, DO

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Associate Medical Director of Diabetes, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Service contributions: Associate Co-Chair RB&C Pediatric Institutional Review Board, American Diabetes Association (ADA) Youth Interest Group Committee, Camp Ho Mita Koda Medical Committee
  • Special interests include children and adolescents with diabetes, diabetes technology, group diabetes visits and diabetes care for underserved populations

Tasa Seibert, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Assistant Director, Global Child Health Program, RB&C Pediatric Residency
  • Special interests include general endocrinology and diabetes, global child health, Turner’s syndrome, disorders of sexual differentiation, adolescent health

Naveen Uli, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
  • Service contributions: Medical Director, Camp Ho Mita Koda (summer residential camp for children with diabetes); Board member, Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation
  • Special interests include diabetes, thyroid disorders, obesity and Prader-Willi syndrome

Anu Viswanathan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Quality Improvement Director
  • Special Interests include endocrine issues in cancer survivors, PCOS, thyroid disorders, calcium and bone disorders

Jamie Wood, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical Director of Diabetes, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Mary Blossom Lee Chair in Pediatric Diabetes
  • Service contributions: Secretary General for the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD), Camp Ho Mita Koda’s Medical Committee and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s (JDRF) Northeast Ohio Chapter Summit Planning Committee, Member of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Faculty Council
  • Special interests: Pediatric diabetes, clinical outcomes in pediatric type 1 and type 2 diabetes, technology in pediatric type 1 diabetes, pharmaceutical clinical trials in pediatric type 2 diabetes

Teresa Zimmerman, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical Director, Lipid Clinic, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Special interests include diabetes, nutrition, lipid metabolism and bone disorders
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