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Type 1 Diabetes patient educationPediatric Endocrinology treats children with diseases and disorders of the hormones derived from endocrine glands. Endocrine diseases include diabetes; growth problems; deficiencies or excesses of hormones from the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal or pancreas; and disorders of sex differentiation. Each child and family are unique and our providers aim to provide excellent comprehensive, evidence-based care in a patient-centered environment. Our exceptional faculty are dedicated, approachable, knowledgeable, and committed to mentoring and educating fellows and residents. This nationally respected program is committed to excellence in the training of the next generation of outstanding, academic, clinical leaders in pediatric endocrinology.


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  • Cindy Powell, MD and Jennifer Law, MD, MSCR

    A Newborn Genetic Screening Study Reaches New Milestone

    A research study named Early Check has screened 1,000 newborns after birth in an effort to help identify rare conditions early, provide treatment, give parents educational information, and connect families with specialists throughout the state of North Carolina.

  • Amanie Khairullah, PharmD, BCPPS

    Welcome New Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner: Amanie Khairullah, PharmD

    Amanie Khairullah joined UNC Children’s as a Clinical Pharmacist working with Pediatric Endocrinology in January 2024. She completed her undergraduate and doctoral degrees at UNC Chapel Hill, followed by residency training at Wake Med and UNC Children’s. Welcome Amanie!!

  • Drs. Christian Lawrence & Nina Jain

    Lawrence and Jain Named Co-Associate Chairs for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    We are pleased to announce that, Dr. Christian Lawrence, Assistant Professor in Hospital Pediatrics, and Dr. Nina Jain, Professor in Endocrinology, began their service as Co-Associate Chairs for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on January 1, 2024. Christian and Nina will bring their unique experiences, energy, and commitment to bear in supporting the department’s goals. We are excited to work with both of these exceptional faculty members in this important role for the Department of Pediatrics.

  • Nina Jain, MD

    Jain Promoted to Professor of Pediatrics

    Nina Jain, MD was promoted to Professor of Pediatrics effective January 1, 2024. Dr. Jain has been a faculty member in Pediatric Endocrinology since 2008. Dr. Jain is a pediatric endocrinologist whose research interests focus on type 1 and type 2 diabetes, particularly as it relates to clinical management and quality improvement measures.