Grace Michele Tannin, MD $$

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Grace Tannin, M.D., is an endocrinologist at Children’s Health℠ and an associate professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Tannin holds undergraduate and medical degrees from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, New York and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center. She continued her research as a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Inherited Disorders of Energy Metabolism and the Metabolism Training Program at Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Tannin has received a number of awards and honors and sits on the American Diabetes Association Dallas Leadership Council. She also has served as the medical director of the ADA’s New Horizons day camp.

Education and Training

Medical School
Washington University School of Medicine (1985)
Columbia Univ College of Phys & Surgeons (1988), Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine GME (1997), Pediatric Endocrinology
Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital (1991), Pediatric Endocrinology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology
  • Publications

    • Short stature and growth hormone therapy. A national study of physician recommendation patterns, Cuttler L. Silvers JB. Singh J. Marrero U. Finkelstein B. Tannin G. Neuhauser D. Journal of the American Medical Association August 1996 276(7) 531-7
    • Genetic analysis of 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, White PC. Obeid J. Agarwal AK. Tannin GM. Nikkila H. Steroids February 1994 59(2) 111-5
    • Defects in the HSD11 gene encoding 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase are not found in patients with apparent mineralocorticoid excess or 11-oxidoreductase deficiency, Nikkila H. Tannin GM. New MI. Taylor NF. Kalaitzoglou G. Monder C. White PC. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism September 1993 77(3) 687-91
    • Genotype of Yupik Eskimos with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency, Speiser PW. New MI. Tannin GM. Pickering D. Yang SY. White PC. Human Genetics March 1992 88(6) 647-8
    • The human gene for 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase. Structure, tissue distribution, and chromosomal localization, Tannin GM. Agarwal AK. Monder C. New MI. White PC. Journal of Biological Chemistry September 1991 266(25) 16653-8
  • Professional Activities

    • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
    • The Endocrine Society
  • Awards and Honors

    • Aesculapius Award for Teaching Pediatrics - St. Paul Family Practice Program (2001)
    • Searle Young Investigator Award (1991)
    • President’s Poster Session Participant - Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society (1990)
    • Charles H. Revson Fellow in Biomedical Sciences (1989)
    • Mr. and Mrs. Spencer T. Olin Fellowship for Graduate Study (1981)

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