Most Recent Publications

  • Toloza FJK, Mao Y, Menon LP, George G, Borikar M, Thumma S, Motahari M, Erwin P, Owen RR, Maraka S. Association of Thyroid Function with Suicidal Behavior: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Medicina.  Accepted 7/12/2021
  • Maraka S, Thumma SP. Is Thyroid Disease Worsened by COVID?. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology 10/08/21. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938753
  • Motahari H and Maraka S. Most Patients with COVID-19 Are Euthyroid. Clinical Thyroidology. Apr 2021.171-173. http://doi.org/10.1089/ct.2021;33.171-173
  • Thumma S and Maraka S. Iodine Supplementation in Pregnant Women with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Clinical Thyroidology. June 2021. 257–259. https://doi.org/10.1089/ct.2021;33.257-259
  • Association of Thyroid Function with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Endocr Pract. 2020 Oct;26(10):1173-1185. doi: 10.4158/EP-2020-0104. PMID: 33471719
  • Toloza FJK, Motahari H, Maraka S. Consequences of Severe Iodine Deficiency in Pregnancy: Evidence in Humans. Front. Endocrinol., 19 June 2020. PMID: 32636808| https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2020.00409
  • Toloza FJK, Abedzadeh-Anaraki S, Maraka S. Subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2019 Oct;26(5):225-231. doi: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000491. PMID: 31356254
  • Boddu N, Abedzadeh-Anaraki S, Chitharanjan D, Maraka S. A Health Care Provider Intervention to Address Obesity in Patients with Diabetes.  Fed Pract. 2019 Nov;36(Suppl 7):S16-S18. PMID: 31892785
  • Menon LP, Weinstein RS. Iron replacement ameliorates hypophosphatemia in autosomal dominant hypophosphatemic rickets: A review of the role of iron.  Bone. 2020 Feb;131:115137. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2019.115137. Epub 2019 Nov 19. PMID: 31756522

 

Most Recent Abstracts and Poster Presentations

  • Biotin Supplementation Creates the Misleading Diagnosis of Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency
    Hooman Motahari, Soumya Thumma, Lakshmi Menon,
    Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2021, Pages A120–A121, https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvab048.242
    Published: 03 May 2021
  • A Case of Diabetic Keto Acidosis from Alpelisib
    Soumya P Thumma, Venkata R Manchala, Hooman MotahariAashka M Shah, Lakshmi Menon
    Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2021, Pages A357–A358, https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvab048.728
    Published: 03 May 2021
  • Glucagonoma-A “Diagnostic Challenge.”
    Shah A, Thumma S, Ambrogini E.
    Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2021, Page A1039, https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvab048.2126
  • Stopping Levothyroxine Therapy in Subclinical Hypothyroidism, Perhaps We Could Start a Trend
    Arwa Albashaireh, Spyridoula Maraka
    Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2021, Pages A954–A955, https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvab048.1950
    Published: 03 May 2021

Overview of fellows’ recent scientific posters and publications (pdf)

 

Involvement in National Professional Organizations

Thumma, Soumya (2019-2021)

  • American Thyroid Association Trainees and Career Advancement Committee: member
  • Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (APDEM) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee: member
  • Endocrine Society: updated patient educational material
    • https://www.hormone.org/diseases-and-conditions/hypoparathyroidism

Motahari, Hooman (2019-2021):

  • American Thyroid Association Internet and Social Media Communications Committee: member
  • Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (APDEM), Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee: member
  • Endocrine Society: updated patient educational material
    • https://www.hormone.org/diseases-and-conditions/goiter

Albashaireh, Arwa (2020-present)

  • Endocrine Society: updated patient educational material

https://www.hormone.org/diseases-and-conditions/breast-cancer

Shah, Aashka (2020-present)

  • Endocrine Society: updated patient educational material

https://www.hormone.org/diseases-and-conditions/metabolic-syndrome

 

Invited Presentations

Albashaireh, Arwa (2020-present): “Updates in Type 2 Diabetes”, 26th Annual UAMS Diabetes Update Symposium

Shah, Aashka (2020-present): “Updates in Type 1 Diabetes”, 26th Annual UAMS Diabetes Update Symposium