Mary Ellen Vajravelu, MD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South St, 14th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 215-590-3174
Fax: 215-590-3053
Education:
BS (Biomedical Engineering)
Johns Hopkins University, 2008.
MD (Medicine)
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2012.
MS (Health Policy)
The University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Hitt TA, Vazquez Diaz S, Sanchez-Kleinberg Y, Shea J, Katz L, Vajravelu ME: Prescriber Perceptions of the Implementation of Liraglutide into Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Care. American Diabetes Association 81st Scientific Sessions, Virtual June 2021 Notes: poster presentation.

Gettings J, Patil O, Vajravelu ME, Hawkes C, Tuttle A, Buzby M, Crean S, Dever M, Mulligan L, Willi S: Integrating the PHQ-A Depression Screening Tool within the Electronic Health Record Increases Detection of Depression Symptoms. American Diabetes Association 81st Scientific Sessions, Virtual June 2021 Notes: poster presentation.

Danowitz M, Hawkes C, Willi S, Vajravelu ME: Associations between the COVID-19 pandemic and glycemic control in pediatric diabetes mellitus. Pediatric Endocrine Society 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting April 2021 Notes: Presidential poster award, recognized as one of the top-ranking abstracts submitted by a trainee.

Sanchez-Kleinberg Yesenia, Hitt T, Vazquez-Diaz S, Katz L, Vajravelu ME: Patient Experiences with Use of Liraglutide for Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes. Pediatric Endocrine Society 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting April 2021 Notes: Presidential Poster (recognized as one of the top-ranking abstracts submitted by a trainee).

Danowitz M, Hawkes C, Willi S, Vajravelu ME: Associations between the COVID-19 pandemic and glycemic control in pediatric type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting; Virtual March 2021 Notes: Oral Poster Presentation.

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM, Shah R, Shults J, Amaral S, Kelly A: Association between Prediabetes Diagnosis and Body Mass Index Trajectory of Overweight and Obese Adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes 21(5): 743-746, August 2020.

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM, Amaral S, Kelly A: Sex-Based Differences in Screening and Recognition of Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Pediatric Primary Care. Pediatric Obesity Page: doi: 10.1111, July 2020 Notes: online pub.

Abaraoha J, Vajravelu ME: Family History of Diabetes is Associated with Improved Body Mass Index Z-Score in Adolescents with Prediabetes. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA May 2020 Notes: Poster presentation. Conference cancelled.

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM, Amaral S, Kelly A: Gender- and Race/Ethnicity-Based Differences in Type 2 Diabetes Screening in Pediatric Primary Care. Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, TX April 2020 Notes: Poster presentation. Conference cancelled.

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM, Shults J, Amaral S, Kelly A: Hemoglobin A1c-Based Diabetes Screening is Associated with Improved Body Mass Index Trajectory in Overweight and Obese Adolescents. Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, TX April 2020 Notes: Poster presentation. Conference cancelled.

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