Endocrinology and Diabetes | Fellowships | Fellows

Current Fellows

Jennifer Ikle, MD, PhD PGY 6

Medical School: University of Colorado, Denver
Residency: Washington University/St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Expected Fellowship Grad Year: 2020
Research Focus: Genetic regulators of insulin release from beta cells in zebrafish
National Presentations: “Beta Cell Imaging and Glucose Homeostasis in Zebrafish’ poster presentation at ENDO Society 2019
Awards: Pediatric T32 Training Grant; Julio Santiago Memorial Fellowship Award, Endocrine Fellow Foundation Research Award, Pediatric Endocrine Society Research Award, Department of Pediatrics Annual Research Retreat – Best Basic Science Abstract

Kyle McNerney, MD, PGY 6

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: Washington University/St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Expected Fellowship Grad Year: 2020
Research Focus: Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Vitamin D
National Presentations: “Rates of Adrenal Insufficiency using a Monoclonal versus Polyclonal Cortisol Assay” Poster Presentation at Pediatric Endocrine Society 2019; “Neonatal Vitamin D Deficiency and Insulin Resistance” at ENDO 2019
Awards: ENDO Experience Award 2019; Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES) Travel Award 2019; Pediatric T32 Training Grant; Julio Santiago Memorial Fellowship Award; Department of Pediatrics Triple Crown Winner; Washington University School of Medicine’s Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award (2017-2018)

Carine Anka, MD, PGY 5

Medical School: Beirut Arab University
Residency: American University of Beirut Medical Center
Expected Fellowship Grad Year: 2021

Jennifer May, MD, PGY 4

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: Washington University
Expected Fellowship Grad Year: 2022

Former Fellows - Where are they Now?

Ana Maria Arbelaez, MD Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Amy Clark, DO Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Nadim A. Kanafani, MD Private Practice, St. Louis, Missouri
Rachel K. Lescher, MD Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska
Paula Newton, MD University of Maryland Medical Center, College Park, Maryland
John Oberlin, MD UPMC-Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
Stacie P. Shepherd, MD, PhD Senior Medical Director, AbbVie, San Francisco, California
Pamela Smith, MD Phoenix Children’s Hospital/University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona
Jennifer Sprague, MD, PhD Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Stephen Stone, MD Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Mareen Thomas, MD University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia
Lori Wagner, MD Mission Health, Ashville, North Carolina
Arpita Vyas, MD Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Aurelia Wood, MD Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
Nana-Hawa Yayah, MD University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
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