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Shannon                        Fourtner

Shannon H. Fourtner MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Diabetes; Pediatric Endocrinology; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, Children‘s Hospital of Philadelphia (2005)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2002)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2000)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1999)
  • BS, Biochemistry, University at Buffalo, summa cum laude (1995)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2005-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2005-present)
Awards and Honors:
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Children's Champion Award (2012)
  • National Cooperative Growth Study Conference: Abstract Award (2004)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Senior Resident Teaching Excellence Award (2002)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Primary Care Service Award (1997)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society


Journal Articles:
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Fourtner SH, Grimberg A. "Gynecomastia and Precocious Puberty". In a Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms. 2004.

Professional Memberships:
  • The Endocrine Society
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society
Presentations:
  • "Abnormal Newborn Endocrine Screens" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "Quality of Life and Satisfaction in Patients with Continuous Glucose Monitor Sensor" 93rd Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2011)
  • "Do Stimulants Affect Response to GH Therapy in GH Deficient Children?" 88th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2006)
  • "Protein Sensitivity in K(ATP)-Channel Hyperinsulinism Not Synonymous with Leucine Sensitivity" Annual Conference, National Cooperative Growth Study (NCGS) (2004)
  • "Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic (HHNK) Syndrome in Children" 85th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2003)
  • "Protein Sensitivity: Not a Synonym for Leucine Sensitivity" 85th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2003)
Service Activities:
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Association; Chair (2000–2001)
  • American Heart Association: CPR; Teacher (1999)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Generalist Honors Program; Member (1998–1999)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Medical Student Polity; School Representative (1997–1999)
  • Students Teaching AIDS to Students; Teacher (1996–1997)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Primary Care Club; Treasurer (1996–1997)
  • Heart Smart Program; Presentor (1995–1996)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7588
Fax: (716) 888-3827
Email: slhowe@buffalo.edu

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