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Ksenia Tonyushkina, MD

Pediatrics Department   Image  
Pediatric Endocrinology Division
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Room 3592
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
    Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine
    Springfield, MA
  • Pediatric Residency
    Maimonides Medical Center
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy
    Nizhny Novgorod, Russia


Honors and Awards
  • Selected for a Presidential Poster Competition at ENDO’11, 2011
  • Endocrine Society Clinical Fellows Travel Grant, 2010
  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Award, 2009
  • Brooklyn Pediatric Society Residents’ Night Award, 2007
Areas of Interest
  • Congenital and acquired problems of hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid feedback regulation
  • Diabetes education for children newly diagnosed with Type 1 DM
Professional Service
  • Member, Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • Member, Endocrine Society
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics,
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • K. Tonyushkina and J. Nichols. Glucose Meters: A Review of Technical Challenges to Obtaining Accurate Results. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 3(4): 971-80, July 2009
  • K.N. Tonyushkina and R.O. Karlstrom. Thyroid hormone levels regulate thyrotrope development in the zebrafish pituitary. Abstracts of the 92st Annual meeting ENDO 2011, Boston, MA
  • K.N. Tonyushkina and R.O. Karlstrom. Thyroid hormone regulates pituitary development in zebrafish embryo. Abstracts of the 92st Annual meeting ENDO 2010, San Diego, CA 2010.
  • K. Tonyushkina, E.O. Reiter, H.F. Allen, M.A. Abbott, and N.S. Dunbar. The Value of Vitamin D Therapy in Neonatal Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia. Abstracts of the PES/PAS 2010 meeting, Vancouver, Canada 2010.
  • K. Tonyushkina, D. Brenner, E.O. Reiter, N.S. Dunbar, H.F. Allen. Outpatient versus inpatient diabetes education for children diagnosed with new onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.  Abstracts of the LWPES/ESPE 8th Joint Meeting on Global care in Pediatric Endocrinology. New York. Hormone research, 72(suppl. 3), 2009.
  • K. Tonyushkina, S. Ten, S. Bhandari. Radioablation as the preferred treatment modality for Graves’   disease in children. Abstracts of the 89th Annual meeting ENDO 07, Toronto, CA 2007.