Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine
Maimonides Medical Center
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
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.