Faculty

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Ricardo Correa, MD
Ricardo Correa, MD

Program Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship

Graduate Degree: Advance Teaching Education from University of Panama
Medical School: University of Panama
Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: National Institute of Health
Additional Training: Neuroendocrinology 3rd year at National Institute of Health
Area(s) of Interest: Neuroendocrine, including pituitary and adrenal problems, immunology and endocrinology, rare endocrine conditions and genetic endocrinology
Clinical Research: Using immunomodulation for treating Graves disease, adrenal incidentaloma and subclinical Cushing, transgender data base and risk for cardiovascular disease, improving graduate medical education, developing wellness curriculum for trainees

Mahmoud Alsayed, MD
Mahmoud Alsayed, MD

Associate Program Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Medical School: University of Damascus
Residency: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Fellowship: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Area(s) of Interest: Adrenal insufficiencies and hematology

Karyne Vinales, MD
Karyne Vinales, MD

Associate Program Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Mohammed

Medical School: Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil
Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Area(s) of Interest: Metabolism, thrifty and spendthrift metabolic phenotypes, overfeeding, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

S. Mitchell Harman, MD, PhD
S. Mitchell Harman, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Medicine Service, Phoenix VA Health Care System
Professor, Clinical Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn
Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health Clinical Associate Program
Area(s) of Interest: Reproductive hormones, pituitary, hormones and aging, menopause

Peter Reaven, MD 
Peter Reaven, MD 

Director, Diabetes Research Program, Phoenix VA Health Care System

Medical School: University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Residency: University of California, San Diego
Fellowship: University of California, San Diego
Area(s) of Interest: Clinical research of diabetes, dyslipidemia and vascular disease


Jerome Targovnik, MD
 

Staff Endocrinologist, Phoenix VA Health Care System

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York
Residency: New York University Medical Division of Bellevue Hospital Center and University Colorado School of Medicine
Area(s) of Interest: Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism

Sathya G. Jyothinagaram, MD
Sathya G. Jyothinagaram, MD
 

Chair of Diabetes and Endocrinology Academic Service Line, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, University of Mysore, India
Residency: Boston City Hospital
Fellowship: University of Edinburgh hospitals in Scotland, UK and NIH fellowship at Boston University Medical Center
Area(s) of Interest: Management of biabetes, both ambulatory and inpatient, thyroid disease, resistant hypertension, adrenal and pituitary disorders

Off-Site & Volunteer Faculty

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Joan Bailey, MD

Endocrinology Private Practice

Richard Gerkin, MD
Richard Gerkin, MD

Epidemiologist, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Area(s) of Academic Interest: Research, evidence-based medicine, quality improvement, wellness and bioinformatics

Non-Physician Faculty

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Stephanie Kristofic, RN
 

Nursing School: Grand Canyon University
Area(s) of Interest: Dynamic testing in endocrinology, diabetes education, transgender education

Program Administrator

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Barbara Gohre, BSHA, C-TAGME
Barbara Gohre, BSHA, C-TAGME
 

Education: Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration (BSHA) and Certified in Training Administrators for Graduate Medical Education (C-TAGME)
Area(s) of Interest: Graduate Medical Education, research and residency software management utilization