Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

repaske.fwOur division provides consultation and ongoing care for children with endocrine disorders including:

Diagnostics offered include stimulation testing for growth and pubertal disorders.

Comprehensive multidisciplinary care is provided to children with diabetes at the University clinics and at field clinics in Winchester and Fredericksburg.

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Faculty, Fellows & Staff


David Repaske, MD, PhD, Division Chief
Eugene Barrett, MD
Christine Burt Solorzano, MD
Mark DeBoer, MD, MSc
Kelly Mason, MD
Melissa Schoelwer, MD


Ladan Davallow Ghajar, MD
Lauren Wood Heickman, MD

Nurse Practioners

Pamela Bailey, RN, PNP
Suzanne Cassidy, MSN, RN, PNP
Louise Norko, MSN, RN, PNP

Research Activities

Current Research Projects are examining:

  • Diabetes
  • Growth
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Fellowship Program

Program Director

David Repaske, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics


Ashley Racine


Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800386
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0386
Phone 434-924-9144 | Fax 434-924-9181

Division Chief
David Repaske, MD, PhD

Administrative Assistants
Diabetes: Helen Madison, 434-924-9144
Endocrine & Fitness: Jessica Proffitt, 434-924-5956