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)
   
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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