Fellow Awards and Publications

Recent Fellow Awards

2022-2023 Duke AHEAD Certificate in Health Professions Education & Teaching Program
Received by Kathryn Blew. 

2022 Pediatric Endocrine Society Fellows Retreat
Grace Hendrix was selected for participation. 

2022 Michael M. Frank Award in the Duke Department of Pediatrics
Awarded to Kathryn Blew as the fellow most influential in residents’ training. 

2022 Endocrine Society’s Type 1 Diabetes Fellows Series
Kathryn Blew was selected for participation. 

2021 Pediatric Endocrine Society Presidential Poster Recognition
Awarded to Melody Shi in recognition of one of the top-ranking abstracts submitted by a trainee.

Shi M, Elmallah M, Benjamin R. Elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor Improves Glycemic Control in Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes. Poster presentation at Pediatric Endocrinology Society 2021. April 30-May 2, 2021.

2021 Pediatric Endocrine Society Research Fellowship Award
Awarded to Elizabeth Greene for her research project entitled, The Role of Metformin on Influenza Outcomes: From Animal Model to Human Studies.

2020 Pediatric Endocrine Society Rising Star Award 
Awarded to Melody Shi for her research project entitled, Calcium Homeostasis Involves a Complex Interplay between the Kidneys, Parathyroid Glands, Intestine, and Bone.

2020 Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Award
Awarded to Elizabeth Greene for her research project entitled, The Role of Metformin on Influenza Outcomes: from Animal Model to Human Studies.

Recent Fellow Publications

Hendrix G, Benjamin R, MacIver N, Barboriak D, Gumus Balikcioglu P. Pediatric Giant Prolactinoma Presenting With Acute Obstructive Hydrocephalus and Intracranial HypertensionJournal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2021, Page A704, PMCID: PMC8265907.

Modarelli R, Hendrix G, DeRusso M, Ozment C, Gumus Balikcioglu P. Rapid progression of diabetic ketoacidosis in pediatric diabetes in the setting of COVID-19. AACE Clinical Case Reports. 2021. Accepted.

Wallace K, Greene E, Moya-Mendez M, Freemark M, Prange L, Mikati MA. Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction in alternating hemiplegia of childhood. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2021;32:1-7. Epub 2021/03/24. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2021.03.007. PubMed PMID: 33756210.

Taylor A, Yanucil C, Musgrove J, Shi M, Ide S, Souma T, Faul C, Wolf M, Grabner A. FGFR4 does not contribute to progression of chronic kidney disease. Sci Rep. 2019;9(1):14023. Epub 2019/10/03. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-50669-0. PubMed PMID: 31575945; PMCID: PMC6773883.