Co-Activity Directors
Michelle L. Griffith, M.D. »
Ashley H. Shoemaker, M.D., M.S.C.I. »

Division Grand Rounds are held Wednesdays, 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
512 Light Hall, September 4, 2019 - May 27, 2020.
You can use the pull down menu for SELECT A BUILDING and select Light Hall.
Take elevator to fifth floor and follow signs to lecture hall.

Date Speaker Institution Topic Host Peds
/ Adults
9.4.19 Justin Gregory, MD VUMC The Snake in the Grass: Iatrogenic Hyperinsulinemia Drives Insulin Resistance in Type 1 Diabetes Justin Gregory, MD Peds
9.11.19 Andrea Ramirez, MD VUMC Genetics of Diabetes: Help Me Data You’re My Only HopeGenetics of Diabetes: Help Me Data You’re My Only Hope Andrea Ramirez, MD Adult
9.18.19 Jennifer Below, MD VUMC Integrative analysis of gene expression changes underlying diabetic progression

Paul Epstein, MD

9.25.19 Katherine Bachmann, MD VUMC Natriuretic peptide hormones: Sex- and Race-Specific Differences and Implications for Cardiovascular Risk Katherine Bachmann, MD Adult
10.2.19 Cathy Kim, MD University of Michigan Infertility, Infertility Therapy, and the Impact Upon Maternal Health Melissa Wellons, MD Adult
10.9.19 Chase Hendrickson, MD VUMC Coding and Compliance Updates Zahra Shajani Yi, PhD Adult
10.16.19 Chan Rhee, MD VUMC Chronic Disease Care Model Chan Rhee, MD Adult
10.23.19 Zahra Shajani Yi, PhD VUMC Coding/Compliance Update Chase Hendrickson, MD Adult
10.30.19 Danielle Dean, PhD VUMC The Liver-pancreatic Alpha Cell Axis in Normal Physiology and Disease Danielle Dean, PhD Adult
11.6.19 Jacques Drouin, FRSC Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal Orth Lectureship: Epigenetic Mechanisms in Pituitary Development Al Powers, MD Adult
11.13.19 Alison Boyce, MD NIH Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone and McCune-Albright Syndrome: Natural History, Treatment, and Insights into Mineral Metabolism Jill Simmons, MD Peds
11.20.19 Dan Tilden, MD VUMC

A1c is dead! Long live A1c!
Pitfalls and future directions for glycemic monitoring

Dan Tilden, MD (fellow) Adult
12.4.19 Sandra Moutsios, MD  VUMC Providing Effective Feedback Lindsay Bischoff, MD Peds
12.11.19 John Stafford, MD VUMC An Update on Mechanisms and Treatments for Obesity-Associated Cardiovascular Disease John Stafford, MD Adult
12.18.19 Joan Han, MD UTHSC Genetic Obesity Syndromes Ashley Shoemaker, MD Peds
1.8.20 Gitanjali Srivastava, MD, FACP, FAAP VUMC From Patient to Population:  Vanderbilt Clinical Obesity Medicine Strategy Update Gitanjali Srivastava, MD, FACP, FAAP



1.15.20 Craig Sussman, MD VUMC Metastatic Pheochromocytoma: Spinning Towards More Promising Treatment Options Craig Sussman, MD Adult
1.22.20 Juliana Matthews, MD VUMC Hypertriglyceridemia & Cardiovascular Disease Juliana Matthews, MD (fellows) Adult
1.29.20 Jill Simmons, MD VUMC A Final Frontier:  Treatment for X-Linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets Jill Simmons, MD Peds
2.5.20 Mark Glazer, MD VUMC MM & I Chase Hendrickson, MD Adult
2.12.20 Ashley Jancuska, MD VUMC Lipoprotein(a) and Its Clinical Implications Ashley Jancuska, MD (fellow) Adult
2.19.20 Fiona Harrison, PhD and Stacy D. Sherrod, PhD VUMC Using Metabolimic Analyses to Understand Central and Peripheral Changes in Diet Induced Obesity Fiona Harrison, PhD Adult
2.26.20 Mark Cucuzella, MD West Virginia University Diabetes Remission Fact or Fiction Kathryn Dahir, MD Adult
3.4.20 AJ Williams, MD VUMC X-Linked Hypophosphatemia: Background and Clinical Manifestations in Adults AJ Williams, MD (fellow) Adult
3.11.20 Shichun Bao, MD and Brenda Weedmen, MS, BSN, RN-CDE VUMC Diabetes Technology: Where We Are in 2020 Shichun Bao, MD Adult
3.18.20 Sarah Duffus, MD VUMC The Conundrum of Glycemic Control in Adolescent T1D: The Case for Closed Loop and Controversies in Carbohydrate Consumption Sarah Duffus, MD (fellow) Peds
3.25.20 Jordan Wright, MD, PhD VUMC Novel Treatment Options for Thyroid Eye Disease Jordan Wright, MD, PhD (fellow) Adult
4.1.20 NO CONFERENCE: Clinical Faculty Meeting
4.8.20 Mona Mashayekhi, MD, PhD VUMC SGLT2s: How Sweet Pee might have been good for Popeye's heart Mona Mashayakhi, MD, PhD (fellow) Adult
4.15.20 Dara Mize, MD VUMC   Dara Mize, MD Adult
4.22.20 Linwah Yip, MD University of Pittsburgh   Michelle Griffith, MD Adult
4.29.20 Monica Bhanot, MD, PhD VUMC   Monica Bhanot, MD, PhD (fellow) Adult
5.6.20 Jeeyeon Cha, MD, PhD VUMC   Jeeyeon Cha, MD, PhD Adult
5.13.20 Sophia Yu, MD VUMC   Sophia Yu, MD Adult
5.20.20 Laura Heller, MD VUMC   Laura Heller, MD Adult

*Adult Endocrine and Pediatric Endocrine Faculty and Fellows Only


Division Grand Rounds are held Wednesdays, 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
512 Light Hall, September 4, 2019 - May 27, 2020.

1. We will start promptly at 8:00 AM.

2. We must begin to vacate the room by 8:50 AM
    in order for the group using the room after us to start at 8:55 AM.

Please do not ask the speaker questions after 8:40 AM.

3. We have several visiting speakers lined up  –
    a diverse range of topics will be discussed.

We look forward to seeing you each Wednesday at 8:00 AM.

Alvin C. Powers, M.D.
Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Joe C. Davis Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center
Professor of Medicine
Professor of  Molecular Physiology and Biophysics


Division Grand Rounds Targeted Audience:
This CME event is designed for health professionals interested in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism.

Division Grand Rounds Learning Objectives:
By attending this grand rounds lecture, participants will have the opportunity of learning the latest advances in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism.