Recent Fellows

Fellow Graduates at the division of Pediatric Endocrinology, School of Medicine at UNC Chapel Hill for the last 10 years.

 

Dr. Long of Endocrinology.Bradly Thrasher, DO
Graduated 2017

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga Erlanger Children’s Hospital
Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

Scholarly Product: Immune Response to Vaccination in Turner Syndrome.  Over the course of 24 months, Dr. Thrasher recruited patients and completed data analysis evaluating the immune response to HPV vaccine in TS patients.  He received the 2015 Walter Tunnessen Award for Best Clinical Science Research after presenting his work at the University of  North Carolina Evening of Scholarship Meeting.   His work was also selected as a top ranking abstract at the 2016 Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting for which he was awarded a Presidential Poster Session. 

...I was excited about learning how to design and conduct translational research that may impact patient care. I have valued my time at UNC and know that my first-rate training and mentorship have me ever-ready for my first faculty position as an assistant professor of pediatrics at The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga - Erlanger Children’s Hospital.”



Dr Hunter of Pediatric EndocrinologyJanel Hunter, MD
Graduated 2016

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Wake Forest Baptist Health, Brenner Children’s Hospital
Winston Salem, NC

 

Scholarly Product:

Hunter JD, Calikoglu AS. Etiological and clinical characteristics of central diabetes insipidus in children: a single center experience. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2016;2016:3. doi: 10.1186/s13633-016-0021-y. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

 My career intentions were to become a skilled clinician and educator in academic medicine, and I believe that my excellent training and mentorship have prepared me exceedingly well for my first faculty position as an assistant professor of pediatrics at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

I am extremely grateful for the multitude of clinical, educational, and research opportunities during my time at UNC that have culminated in an effective and enjoyable fellowship training experience. I feel strongly that my training, in addition to the relationships with mentors that I have established, will allow me to make a successful transition from fellow to faculty member and to contribute greatly to the academic community at Wake Forest School of Medicine.”


Lydia Snyder, MD
Graduated 2015 

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic, Departments of Pediatrics
Nemours Children’s Specialty Care
Jacksonville, FL

Scholarly Product:
Evaluating Substance Use and Insulin Misuse in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.  The Diabetes Educator. 2016; 42 (5): 529-537

I began my pediatric endocrinology fellowship training in July 2012 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). My goal was to develop a strong knowledge base and outstanding clinical skills to become a successful academic pediatric endocrinologist. In addition, I was enthusiastic about learning how to effectively design and conduct clinical research to impact patient care. Under excellent clinical and research mentorship at UNC, I have accomplished these goals”


Ashley Jessup, MD
Graduated 2013

Current Position:
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Cone Health Medical Group
Greensboro, NC 

 

 


Dr. Jennifer Law of EndocrinologyJennifer Law, MD
Graduated 2012

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Pediatric
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

 


Catherine Constantacos, MD 
Graduated 2011

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston Salem, NC 

 

 


 Yun Yan, MD
Graduated 2011

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kansas City, MO

 

 


Anita Azam, MD
Graduated 2010

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA  

 

 


Elizabeth Fudge, MD
Graduated 2010

Current Position:
Pediatric Endocrinologist
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 

 

 


Shipra Patel, MD
Graduated 2008

Current Position:
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 

 

 


Nina Jain, MDNina Jain, MD
Graduated 2008

Current Position:
Associate Professor of Pediatric
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 

 

 


Robert Benjamin, MD
Graduated 2006 

Current Position:
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Duke University Hospital
Durham, NC