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Emily Germain-Lee, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Director of Bone Research and Albright Clinic
Associate Director of the Bone Center and Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute
Dr. Emily Germain-Lee received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University and her M.D. degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her internship and residency in Pediatrics as well as her fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology were also completed at Johns Hopkins.
She is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. She is vice president and a member of the Board of Directors of the Human Growth Foundation, and she is the principal endocrinologist for the Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias in the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins.
Her research interests include studying endocrine and bone disorders through both laboratory and clinical research. She has recently spearheaded efforts to characterize growth hormone deficiency, hypothyroidism, and other hormonal abnormalities that can occur with Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS). For more information please see www.kennedykrieger.org.
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