Faculty listed below serve as program directors and mentors during the research years of the endocrinology fellowship. Additional faculty involved in clinical training can be found by following this link: Clinical Faculty

    Faculty Leadership:

    • Robert Klein, MD
      Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Clinical Nutrition
      Director: Endocrinology Fellowship Program
      Preceptor Faculty, Basic Science: Endocrinology Fellowship Program
      Bone disease and genetics, factor VIII deficiency
    • Goodman, Richard, MD, PhD
      Director, Senior Scientist, Vollum Institute
      Associate Director, Basic Science Research
      Receptors and signaling in the neuroendocrine system
    • Loriaux, D. Lynn, MD, PhD
      Professor and Chair, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition
      Director, T-32 Research training program
      Steroid action
    • Purnell, Jonathan MD
      Professor, Endocrinology
      Associate Director, Clinical Research: Endocrinology Fellowship Program
      Diabetes and obesity

    Research Mentors

    • Bethea, Cynthia, PhD
      Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Behavioral Neuroscience
      Interactions of estrogen, progesterone and stress on the cell biology of serotonin neurons; relation to Hormone therapy and Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea
    • Conn, Michael, PhD
      Professor, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
      Mechanisms of hormone action and protein folding.
    • Grompe, Markus, MD
      Professor, Pediatrics
      Experimental hematology, liver biology, pluripotent stem cell biology, gene therapy, cell transplantation, pancreatic biology and diabetes.
    • Grove, Kevin, PhD
      Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
      Developmental programming of metabolic systems, interventions and therapies for effects of diet-induced obesity/diabetes.
    • Marks, Daniel, MD, PhD
      Professor, Pediatrics
      Melanocortin cachexia neuroendocrinology obesity diabetes weight regulation inflammation
    • Ojeda, Sergio, DVM
      Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center Division of Neuroscience
      Neuroendocrine mechanisms controlling the initiation of female puberty
    • Orwoll, Eric, MD
      Professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition
      Director: Clinical Research Center
      Osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, musculoskeletal aging, genetics, sex steroid biology
    • Roberts, Charles, PhD
      Professor, Oregon National Primate Research Center
      Insulin and insulin-like growth factor signaling, in mammalian development, metabolic control, and tumorigenesis
    • Rotwein, Peter, MD
      Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
      Signaling networks control of mesenchymal stem cell differentiation and function
    • Scanlan, Thomas, PhD
      Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology
      Chemical and biological aspects of steroid/thyroid hormone action
    • Smith, M. Susan, PhD
      Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center Division of Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism,
      Maternal health (obesity/insulin resistance) and diet impact on development of metabolic systems in the offspring.
    • Stork, Phillip, MD
      Senior Scientist, Vollum Institute
      Oncogenic signal transduction. MAP kinase signaling. Ras and B-Raf in human tumors.
    • Stouffer, Richard L., PhD
      Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences
      Primate ovarian biology as related to infertility and contraception
    • Urbanski, Henryk, PhD
      Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center Division of Neuroscience
      Chronobiology of endocrine rhythms during development and aging