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Ingrid Libman DeGordon, MD, PhD

Ingrid Libman, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5170 Phone
412-692-5834 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1991 MD, Rosario Medical School, Rosario, Argentina
1996 PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 

Residency:

2001 Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
 

Fellowship:

1996 Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
1998 Pediatric Endocrinology Research Fellow, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
2004 Pediatric Endocrinology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Memberships

  • American Diabetes Association     
  • Latin American Diabetes Association     
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes   
  • International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • ECFMG

Awards

  • Individual National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Post-doctoral Fellowship
  • Delta Omega Honor Society, Honor Society for Public Health
  • 1997, 2000, 2004 Travel Grant Award, American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting
  • 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Travel Grant Award, European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Preceptorship Program 2004, Endocrine Fellows Foundation, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, California
  • Co-Chair, Surveillance Group, PA Diabetes Stakeholder Initiative, PA Department of Health
  • Honorary Member, Dominican Republic Society of Endocrinology 
  • Outstanding Achievement in Patient Care – Patient Satisfaction Award, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Publications

  • Libman I, Sun K, Foley T, Becker D. Thyroid Autoimmunity in Children with Features of Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes (In press).
  • Witchel S, White C, Libman I. Association of the -243 A/G Polymorphism of the Glutamate Decarboxylase 2 (GAD2) Gene with Obesity in Girls with Premature Pubarche. Fertility and Sterility (In press).
  • Libman I, Barinas-Mitchell E, Bartucci A, Robertson R, Arslanian S. Reproducibility of the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in Overweight Children. JCEM (Submitted).

    View Dr. Libman's full list of publications from PubMed.

Research Interests

  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes epidemiology in childhood, racial differences
  • Concept of “double” diabetes in childhood
  • Impact of obesity in type 1 diabetes
  • Screening methods for type 2 diabetes in obese children and adolescents

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Are overweight children with T1DM at increased risk
    of cardiovascular disease?
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