Faculty

Chair of the Department of Pediatrics:

Michael W. Konstan, MD.

The Pediatric Endocrinology Division Faculty

The faculty comprises 10 individuals of diverse experiences and spanning a wide spectrum of clinical and research interests. Several of the faculty have been listed as “Best Doctors in America”.

Abigail Glick, MD

  • Instructor in Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Special interests include the role of regulatory T cells in the pathophysiology of type 1 diabetes

Rose Gubitosi-Klug, MD, PhD

  • Interim Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Mary Blossom Lee Chair in Pediatric Diabetes
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Service contributions: Data Safety Monitoring Board, NIH (TriaNet study, Immune Tolerance Network, Autoimmune Center of Excellence); Board member, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Northeast Ohio chapter
  • Special interests include 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

Beth Kaminski, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Special interests include diabetes and cystic fibrosis related diabetes

Douglas Kerr, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Director, Center for Inherited Disorders of Energy Metabolism
  • Service contributions: Newborn Screening Advisory Committee, Ohio Dept of Health; Metabolism Training Program (NIDDK) Steering Committee, Case Western Reserve University; Research Grant Reviewer, United Mitochondrial Diseases Foundation; past president, Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders
  • Special interests include diabetes, pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency, mitochondrial and urea cycle disorders

Michaela Koontz, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Special interests include the role of environmental toxicants in the obesity epidemic; the role of perinatal programming in the development of obesity; dietary quality and carbohydrate knowledge in youth with type 1 diabetes.

Sarah MacLeish, DO

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Special interests include adolescents with diabetes; and newer technologies in diabetes

Naveen Uli, MD

  • Fellowship Director
  • Medical Co-Director, Healthy Kids Healthy Weight program, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Service contributions: Medical Director, Camp Ho Mita Koda (summer residential camp for children with diabetes); Board member, Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland
  • Special interests include diabetes, thyroid disorders, obesity and Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Special interests include diabetes, nutrition, lipid metabolism and bone disorders

Teresa Zimmerman, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
  • Special interests include diabetes, nutrition, lipid metabolism and bone disorders