Shannon H. Fourtner MD

Shannon Fourtner

Shannon H. Fourtner
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Diabetes; Pediatric Endocrinology; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0170
Fax: (716) 323-0297
slhowe@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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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, Endocrinology/Diabetes, UBMD Pediatrics, Oishei Children's Hospital (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:

  • "Septo-Optic Dysplasia" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Abnormal Newborn Endocrine Screens" Pediatric 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
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0170
Fax: (716) 323-0297
slhowe@buffalo.edu

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