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The research of Mary Ellen Vajravelu, MD, MSHP, focuses on pediatric obesity and type 2 diabetes as well as the use of mobile health (mHealth) to improve patient care and health outcomes. With the support of an NIH NIDDK K23 Mentored Career Development Award, she is evaluating the impact of a mHealth-based physical activity intervention for adolescents and young adults with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Dr. Vajravelu also has expertise in the use of large datasets for assessing health outcomes. An assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, she enjoys mentoring trainees and collaborating with researchers across disciplines.
Board certified in pediatric endocrinology, Dr. Vajravelu sees patients through the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. For appointments: 412-692-5200.
View Dr. Vajravelu’s full list of publications from PubMed.
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One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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