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Lorraine L. Katz, MD
Lorraine L. Katz
Attending Physician

Dr. Katz’s investigates the sequelae of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in youth. Her research involves the intersection of sleep, obesity, and glucose intolerance and prevention of cardiovascular risk. Her studies have led to the evaluation of quantitative tools important for assessment of metabolic risk in youth.



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Education and Training

BA, Barnard College/Columbia University (Biology), 1984

MD, University of Connecticut, 1989

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Clinical Endocrinology), 1993

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Research Endocrinology), 1996

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation

American Diabetes Association

International Society for Insulin-Like Growth Factor Research Pediatric Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society

Professional Awards

Society for Pediatric Research Fellow’s Clinical Research Award, 1995

Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society (Serono) Fellow, 1996

Elected to Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, 1999

Elected to Society for Pediatric Research, 2002

Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009

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