The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology has developed a national reputation for its pioneering work to make the latest advances in pediatric research available. The division offers a range of specialized services to support physicians’ efforts to evaluate and manage patients with endocrine disorders, including growth problems and diabetes control.

As part of the world-renowned University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, patients are treated using a comprehensive team approach.

Photo of Doctor Debra CountsDebra R. Counts, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Endocrinology; Director, Endocrine Diagnostic Unit
Special Interests: Growth Disorders; Hypoglycemia; Delayed or Precocious Puberty; Diabetes; Prader-Willi Syndrome
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics
NIH, Pediatric Endocrinology; Washington University, Pediatrics Endocrinology
Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Endocrinology
410-328-3412/academic office

Elyse Pine-Twaddell, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Pediatrics
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics, Endocrinology
Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Endocrinology

Photo of Malinda Duke, C.P.N.P.

Malinda D. Duke, M.S.N., C.P.N.P., CDE
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Special Interests: Critical Endocrine and Diabetes Follow-Up Management
Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Certification: Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
410-328-5016/academic office

Mary Burr, C.P.N.P.

Jennifer Sumbilla, C.P.N.P.

Jill Lawrence, C.P.N.P. 

This page was last updated: January 13, 2015

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