Pediatric - Endocrinology

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Ambika Ashraf, Division Director

    Dr. Ambika Ashraf is the Division Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at UAB, Ralph Frohsin Endowed Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology. Also, she is Director of the Pediatric Lipid Clinic at the Children’s of Alabama, Co-Director of the multi-disciplinary Pediatric Metabolic Bone clinic, and an Associate Director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center. She is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She earned her medical degree from the Calicut University, Kerala, India. Subsequently, she c...

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    Hussein Abdullatif, Director

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    Ambika Ashraf, Professor (P)

    Dr. Ambika Ashraf is the Division Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at UAB, Ralph Frohsin Endowed Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology. Also, she is Director of the Pediatric Lipid Clinic at the Children’s of Alabama, Co-Director of the multi-disciplinary Pediatric Metabolic Bone clinic, and an Associate Director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center. She is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She earned her medical degree from the Calicut University, Kerala, India. Subsequently, she c...

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    Christy Foster, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Gail Mick, Professor (P)

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    Giovanna Beauchamp, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Hussein Abdullatif, Professor (P)

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    Margaret Marks, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Mary Stamper, Associate Professor (P)

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    Michael Stalvey, Associate Professor (P)

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    Nicole Barnes, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Pallavi Iyer, Associate Professor (P)

    I am interested in caring for and studying children with pediatric thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers and other endocrine tumors. I am also interested in providing endocrine care for pediatric cancer patients and survivors.

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Brenessa Lindeman M.D., Associate Professor (S)

    Dr. Brenessa Lindeman is a native of Kentucky, receiving her M.D. from Vanderbilt, and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. She did her residency in general surgery at Johns Hopkins University and completed a fellowship in endocrine surgery at the Harvard/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her clinical interests include thyroid cancer, benign thyroid disease, hyperparathyroidism, adrenal disease and surgical treatment of inherited endocrine syndromes.

    Dr. Lindeman has distinguished herself as a...

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    Herbert Chen M.D., Professor (S)

    In October 2015, Dr. Herbert Chen was named as the new Chairman of the Department of Surgery. A native of Wisconsin, Chen received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and began his medical education at the Duke University School of Medicine, graduating in 1992. He completed his surgical residency in general surgery at Johns Hopkins in 1999, along with a postdoctoral research fellowship in 1997 and a surgical oncology and endocrinology fellowship in 2000. Dr. Chen came to UAB from t...

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    Tom Vaughan, Associate Professor (S)

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