Dr. Joan Christine Han MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Joan Han is a pediatric endocrinologist in Bethesda, Maryland. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 11 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999 - 2002

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2004 - 2007

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Hyperphagia, severe obesity, impaired cognitive function, and hyperactivity associated with functional loss of one copy of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene.
Gray, J., Yeo, G.H., Cox, J.J., Morton, J., Adlam, A.R., Keogh, J.M., Yanovski, J.A., El Gharbawy, A., Han, J.C., Tung, Y.L., Hodges, J.R., Raymond, F.L., O'rahilly, S., Farooqi, I.S.

Evidence for hypermetabolism in boys with constitutional delay of growth and maturation.
Han, J.C., Balagopal, P., Sweeten, S., Darmaun, D., Mauras, N.

Influence of serum leptin on weight and body fat growth in children at high risk for adult obesity.
Fleisch, A.F., Agarwal, N., Roberts, M.D., Han, J.C., Theim, K.R., Vexler, A., Troendle, J., Yanovski, S.Z., Yanovski, J.A.

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