Podcast Journal Club

Hydrocortisone Stress Dosing

July 16, 2020

Episode 3

Join host Dr. Chase Hendrickson, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, for the next episode of Endocrine Feedback Loop, released on July 16, 2020. This episode features Dr. Katie Guttenberg, program director and assistant professor at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and Dr. Lynnette Nieman, senior investigator at the National Institutes of Health and head of the Endocrine Consult Service at the NIH Clinical Center specializing in cortisol disorders. This month’s episode will explore a recently published article from the July 2020 print edition of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: "Prevention of Adrenal Crisis: Cortisol Responses to Major Stress Compared to Stress Dose Hydrocortisone Delivery."

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Meet the Speakers

Katie Guttenberg, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), where she is the Program Director for the endocrinology fellowship program and Associate Program Director for the internal medicine residency program. She received her medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her medical residency, fellowship in endocrinology, and fellowship in medical education at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Guttenberg received the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Smythe Award for Excellence in Resident Education. Her clinical practice focuses on pituitary disorders.

Dr. Lynnette Nieman is a Senior Investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD, USA and head of the Endocrine Consult service at the NIH Clinical Center. Dr. Nieman is an active clinical investigator whose research interests include disorders of cortisol deficiency and excess, and female reproduction.  She has authored more than 280 publications and sponsored three investigational new drug applications, one of which was licensed in the US and Europe. Dr. Nieman is a past member of the Endocrinology and Metabolism subcommittee of the American Board of Internal Medicine, which writes questions for the certification examination, and is an author and editor of UpToDate. She has received the NIH Director’s Award, NIH Clinical Teacher of the Year Award and the Endocrine Society’s Distinguished Physician award and has provided Congressional testimony. Dr. Nieman served as the President of the Endocrine Society from March 2017 to March 2018.

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