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Britta M. Svoren, M.D.

Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Endocrinology, Diabetes

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

I am interested in preventing the late complications of type 1 diabetes and preserving the health, normal growth, development , and family functioning of children, adolescents and young adults with diabetes.

Research

~Investigating the contribution of various environmental factors on the development of pancreatic autoimmunity, the immunologic response, and the onset of type 1 diabetes

~Preventing complications and preserving health for pediatric patients with diabetes, including outcomes and translational research activites

~Assessing innovative technologies, such as continuous glucose monitoring, to improve diabetes management in young patients

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1995
BS | Allegheny College
Chemistry

2000
MD | University at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2000 - 06/30/2001
Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Boston

07/01/2001 - 06/30/2003
Residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Boston

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2006
Fellowship in Pediatrics: Pediatric Endocrinology at Children's Hospital Boston

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Awards

2007
Harvard Medical School Scholars in Medicine Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Priscilla White Award

2004
Eli Lilly and Company Fellowship Research Training Grant

2003 - 2007
NIH Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Grant

2000
Children's Hospital of Buffalo Prize

2000
Alpha Omega Alpha

1997 - 1999
Dean's List for Academic Excellence
Sponsor: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine

1994
Phi Beta Kappa

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Publications

Journal Articles

2009
Svoren BM; Volkening LK; Wood JR; Laffel LM. "Significant vitamin D deficiency in youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus". The Journal of Pediatrics. 2009; 154(1): 132-4.

1/2007
Rodacki M, Svoren B, Butty V, Besse W, Laffel L, Benoist C, Mathis D. "Altered natural killer cells in type 1 diabetic patients." Diabetes.. 2007 Jan 0; 56(1):177-85.

2007
Svoren BM; Volkening LK; Butler DA; Moreland EC; Anderson BJ; Laffel LM. "Temporal trends in the treatment of pediatric type 1 diabetes and impact on acute outcomes". The Journal of Pediatrics. 2007; 150(3): 279-85.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Section on Diabetes
Book Title: Nelson Textbook of Pediatric
Author List: Svoren B, Jospe N
Edited By: Kliegman RM
Published By: Elsevier2015 in Philadelphia, PA

2007
Chapter Title: Initiatives to Promote Effective Self-Care in Young Patients with Diabetes
Book Title: Disease Management & Health Outcomes
Author List: Anderson BJ, Svoren B
Published By: Adis International2007

2006
Chapter Title: Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents
Book Title: Conn's Current Therapy
Author List: Wolfsdorf JI, Svoren BM
Edited By: Rakel RE, Bope ET
Published By: Elsevier2006 in Philadelphia

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