Endocrinology Grand Rounds

Co-Activity Directors
Michelle L. Griffith, M.D. »
Ashley H. Shoemaker, M.D., M.S.C.I. »

2018 - 2019 Endocrine Grand Rounds Program »



2017 - 2018 Endocrine Grand Rounds Program

Division Grand Rounds are held Wednesdays, 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
512 Light Hall, September 6, 2017 - June 13, 2018.

You can use the pull down menu for SELECT A BUILDING and select Light Hall.
Take elevator to fifth floor and follow signs to lecture hall.

Date Speaker Institution Topic Host Peds
/ Adults

Yaa Aboagyewa Kumah-Crystal

Vanderbilt Augmenting Diabetes Communication With Before Visit Questionnaires Kumah-Crystal P
09.13.2017 Andrea Ramirez Vanderbilt Hubble’s Law: the ever expanding phenome Ramirez A
09.20.2017 Hendrickson / Coleman  Vanderbilt MM&I* Hendrickson A
09.27.2017 Cyndya Shibao Vanderbilt Cardiometabolic Syndrome in African Americans Powers A
10.04.2017 Adina Turcu Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: A Modern Twist to a Classic Tale  PDF Flyer >> Carranza Leon A
10.11.2017 No Rounds        
10.18.2017 Zahra Shajani Yi Vanderbilt Discordant  ACTH Patient Results: What Are We Measuring? Powers A


David Allison Indiana University Bloomington Obesity, Energetics, and Longevity: Social, Experimental, Evolutionary, and Epidemiologic Perspectives  PDF Flyer >> Wasserman A
11.01.2017 Dara Mize Vanderbilt eStar Go Live Prep
(No CME)
Mize A
11.08.2017 Michael Cowley Monash Obesity and Diabetes Institute, Australia Insulin Action in the Brain, and Control of Blood Glucose 
PDF Flyer >>
Niswender A
11.15.2017 Robert Tanenberg East Carolina University Diabetic Neuropathy  
PDF Flyer >>
Bao A
11.22.2017 No Rounds        
11.29.2017 Cases with Colleagues Vanderbilt

PDF Flyer >>

Griffith / Shoemaker  
12.06.2017 Rachel Coleman Vanderbilt Insulin Pump Therapy: Breaking Bad Habits Fellow A
12.13.2017 Sophia Yu Vanderbilt Sex Hormones and Obesity-Related Heart Disease Fellow A
12.20.2017 No Rounds        
12.27.2017 No Rounds        
01.03.2018 No Rounds        


No Rounds  


01.17.2018 No Rounds  



Joanna Spencer-Segal

University of Michigan

Neurobiology of Psychiatric Morbidity after Critical Illness  // PDF Flyer >>

Powers A
01.31.2018 Brigid Gregg

University of Michigan

Lactational Programming of Offspring Metabolic Health: a Window of Opportunity?
PDF Flyer >>
Gannon A
02.07.2018 Chase Hendrickson Vanderbilt Compliance Conference:
Inpatient Billing
Hendrickson A


No Rounds


Jeff BalserState of Medical Center Address >>

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM,
Langford Auditorium

02.21.2018 Margaret Wierman University of Colorado Understanding Pituitary Tumorigenesis: Translating Advances from the Bench to the Clinic   
PDF Flyer >>
Powers A
02.28.2018 Jennifer Najjar Vanderbilt

Diabetes Camp: You Can Learn a Lot From a kid!

Najjar P
03.07.2018 Nathan Bingham Vanderbilt Bile Acids: Hormones and Metabolic Mediators Bingham P
03.14.2018 Jamie Felton Vanderbilt Type 1 Diabetes: A Product of its (Micro)Environment? Felton P
03.21.2018 Sadia Zaidi Vanderbilt Think outside the box: Monogenic Diabetes Zaidi A
03.28.2018 Michelle Griffith Vanderbilt

Clinic Encounters of the Remote Kind: Telehealth Update 2018

Griffith A
04.04.2018 Dan Perrien  Vanderbilt The Natural History and Potential Treatments of an Ultra-rare Disease: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Dahir A

William Rainey

University of Michigan Adrenal Aging, Somatic Gene Mutations and Primary Aldosteronism 
PDF Flyer >>
Powers A
04.18.2018 Erin Cobry Vanderbilt Effects of the Hybrid Closed Loop Insulin Delivery System on Sleep Fellow P
04.25.2018 Irene Hong-McAtee /
Kristin Favela
Vanderbilt MM&I* PEDS P
05.02.2018  Jordan Wright Vanderbilt Current Understanding of Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes Fellow A
05.09.2018 Jeeyeon Cha Vanderbilt

Longevity and Aging: What do we really know?

Fellow A

Aaron Jessop

Vanderbilt Nuclear Medicine in Endocrinology Shoemaker P
05.23.2018 No Rounds        
05.30.2018 Kristin Favela Vanderbilt Bile Acids in Metabolism Fellow P

Constantine Stratakis


David N. Orth, M.D.» Lectureship

Adrenal Medicine: Advance in Cortical and Medullary Tumors and the Future

PDF Flyer >>

Powers / Utz  A
06.13.2018 Mona Masayekhi Vanderbilt

GLP1 Receptor Genetic Variants in Diabetic Patients

Fellow A

*Adult Endocrine and Pediatric Endocrine Faculty and Fellows Only


Division Grand Rounds are held Wednesdays, 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
512 Light Hall, September 6, 2017 - June 13, 2018.

1. We will start promptly at 8:00 AM.

2. We must begin to vacate the room by 8:50 AM
    in order for the group using the room after us to start at 8:55 AM.

Please do not ask the speaker questions after 8:40 AM.

3. We have several visiting speakers lined up  –
    a diverse range of topics will be discussed.

We look forward to seeing you each Wednesday at 8:00 AM.

Alvin C. Powers, M.D.
Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Joe C. Davis Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center
Professor of Medicine
Professor of  Molecular Physiology and Biophysics


2018 - 2019 Endocrine Grand Rounds Program »

Division Grand Rounds Targeted Audience:
This CME event is designed for health professionals interested in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism.

Division Grand Rounds Learning Objectives:
By attending this grand rounds lecture, participants will have the opportunity of learning the latest advances in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism.