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Eba Hathout, MD
Head, Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology Div
School of Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
7/2006 - Present Lectures to Medical Audience in Conventions/Universities
1. Cardiometabolic Risk, Redlands, CA
12/2005 - Present Lectures To Resident Physicians and Medical Students
1. Obesity, Loma Linda, CA 2. The Pituitary, Loma Linda, CA
Interactive Teaching
7/2006 - Present Mentoring Graduate /Undergraduate Students
Supervisor for graduate students: Annie Tan Nathaniel Chan Clinical and research mentoring of medical students (including McPherson Society awardees: 1-3 students each summer) and pediatric residents from Loma Linda University, exchange program students and resident physicians from the US and Canada, as well as international medical graduates. Mentoring includes didactic teaching, clinical diagnostic and therapeutic challenging, introduction to the scientific method of forming and testing hypotheses, literature review, presenting abstracts, and co-authoring publications.
7/2005 - Present Daily rounds on endocrine inpatients when on service
2 hrs/day, 2-3 learners
7/2005 - Present Mentoring Post-Doctoral Fellow
Supervisor of Postdoctoral Fellow: Gang Miao, MBBch, PhD in training in Islet Transplantation and assisting in the development of an islet transplant laboratory.
7/2005 - Present Mentoring research students daily
2 months/year
7/2005 - Present Mentoring residents on endocrine service in outpatients settings
8 hrs/week, 1-3 residents
Administrative Teaching Roles
7/2005 - Present Administrative Duties:
1. As chief of the division of pediatric endocrinology: Outlining goals and developing a structured program, hiring and supervising a clinical trial team allowing our participation in seven national clinical trials, implementation of computerized growth hormone patient databases, and outlining, updating, and streamlining endocrine stimulation test protocols. The endocrine component (excluding patients with diabetes) of the clinical practice currently consists of two thousand patients. 2. As director of the pediatric diabetes center: Working with a team of diabetes nurse educators, case managers, dietitians, and social workers, developing pediatric diabetes protocols for outpatient and inpatient use, developing a customized comprehensive computerized pediatric diabetes database, planning and conducting monthly pediatric diabetes team meetings, hiring and training of a pediatric diabetes clinical trial team, planning and execution of novel pediatric diabetes projects, and application of advanced methods of managing childhood diabetes including noninvasive and continuous glucose monitors, and basal bolus insulin therapy. Current clinical load of the Pediatric Diabetes Center is one thousand and twelve patients. 3. As director of the islet transplant laboratory, planning design and experiments in the laboratory, literature review and regular meetings with post-doctoral fellow, reviewing writings and experiments of the post-doctoral fellow, attending research meetings and consulting key researchers in the field, as well as writing and submitting comprehensive grant applications to the National Institutes of Health and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Instructional Prep of New Material
7/2006 - Present Grant Proposals
3 grant applications
1/2006 - Present Diabetes Inpatient Protocols
Updated diabetes protocols for detailed management of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis in the acute stage and the transitional stage to feeding and subcutaneous insulin. These protocols were provided for all residents by email for use on pediatric inpatients with new-onset or long-standing diabetes.