Endo News and Events

Fall 2020 Edition of Update in Endocrinology Now Available

The Fall 2020 Edition of Update in Endocrinology is now available. In this edition we discuss how the endocrine divisions at UPMC and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System expanded their telemedicine practices to create continuity of care during the pandemic. You can...

R Harsha Rao, MD Awarded Emeritus Professor of Medicine Status

Harsha Rao, MD has been awarded the status of Professor Emeritus of Medicine by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Rao joined the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 and during his time with us, he has held many roles, including Fellowship Program...

Michael Jurczak, PhD Awarded NIAID R56 Grant

We are pleased to announce that Michael Jurczak, PhD has been awarded a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease R56 grant in collaboration with Shihui Liu, MD, PhD from the University of Pittsburgh Aging Institute. The grant is titled “Molecular...

Welcome New Director of Operations Jayme Falconio

Please join us in welcoming our new Director of Operations, Jayme Falconio! Jayme has worked for UPMC since 2006 in multiple roles. Jayme’s most recent position with UPMC was Senior Practice Manager for Adolescent Medicine. In that role, she oversaw approximately 50...

Welcome New Clinical Assistant Professor Janet Leung, MD

Please join us in welcoming our newest faculty member, Janet Leung, MD! Dr. Leung received her medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School in 2010. In 2013, she completed an internal medicine residency at the Stanford University, VA Palo Alto Health...

Erin Kershaw, MD Awarded NIA Grant

We are pleased to announce that Erin Kershaw, MD has been awarded a National Institute on Aging R01 grant in collaboration with Lauren Sparks, PhD, from AdventHealth Orlando, and Jamie Justice, PhD, from Wake Forest. The grant is titled “Investigating the Role of...

Frederico Toledo, MD Awarded NIDDK Grant

We are pleased to announce that Frederico Toledo, MD has been awarded a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases U01 grant in collaboration with Dhiraj Yadav, MD from the University of Pittsburgh Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and...

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