Division of Endocrinology

  

 Leslie Soyka MD

Leslie A. Soyka, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology Division

   
Education: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Pediatric Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Research Interests: Novel therapies for growth hormone dificiency and diabetes

Current Research: Investigation of a lifestyle modification program for metabolic syndrome
The role of sibling support in the care of children with diabetes mellitus
Novel therapies for short children with IGF-1 deficiency

Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-4280 (Office)
(508) 334-0412 (Appointments)
   
Amanda Angelescu MD

Amanda Angelescu, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Diabetes Center

 
Education: University of the East Medical School
Westchester Medical Center Pediatric Residency
New York Presbyterian Hospital Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Clinical Interests: Diabetes
   
Contact Information: 
UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-4280 (Office)
(508) 334-0412 (Appointments)
   
Amy Darukhanavala, MD Amy P. Darukhanavala, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
   
Education: Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency: New York Methodist Hospital
Fellowship: University of Chicago Medicine
   
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology
   
Contact Information:   UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-4280 (Office)
(508) 334-0412 (Appointments)
   
Penny Feldman MD Penny Feldman MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
   
Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine
          Pediatric Endocrinology Fellwoship

Clinical Interests: Thyroid disorders, down syndrome, general pediatric endocrinology
   
Contact Information:  UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-4280 (Office)
(508) 334-0412 (Appointments)
   
Mary M. Lee, MD Pediatric Department Chair

Mary M. Lee, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Stoddard Chair of Pediatrics
Physician-in-Chief, UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center

   
Education: State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Pediatric Residency
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital Developmental Reproductive Endocrinology Fellowship 
   
Research Interests: General pediatric endocrinology and diabetes, 
Reproductive and adrenal disorders, 
Environmental toxins
   
Current Research: Regulation of Leydig cell and testicular development, Endocrine disruptors, 
Type I DM screening and prevention
   

Community Involvement:

Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.
    Board of Trustees
    Medical Director
    Chair, Medical Advisory Council

 Central MA Skating Club, Board Member

Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-4280 (Clinical Office)
(508) 334-0412 (Patient Appointments)
(508) 856-3199 (Chair's Office)
   
Benjamin U. Nwosu MD Benjamin U. Nwosu, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
   
Education: University of Nigeria College of Medicine
Howard University Hospital Pediatric Residency
National Institutes of Health Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
   
Research Interests: Vitamin D metabolism, Diabetes, Growth Mechanisms
   

Current Research:

A randomized controlled trial of ergocalciferol in patients with
nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes,
Investigation of the predictors of partial clinical remission in patients
with new-onset type 1 diabetes,
The role of vitamin D in partial clinical remission in type 1 diabetes

Community Involvement: Member, Advisory Board of Committee
Seven Hills Foundation, Massachusetts
   
Contact Information: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-4280 (Office)
(508) 334-0412 (Appointments)
 
  
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