Pediatric Diabetes Specialist Joins Stony Brook Children’s
Dr. Jennifer Osipoff Brings a Comprehensive Disease Management Approach
Stony Brook, N.Y., November 3, 2011— Jennifer Osipoff, M.D., has been appointed Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, and will serve on the medical staff of Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital, announced Margaret McGovern, M.D., Ph.D., Physician-in-Chief of Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Osipoff completed all of her medical training at Stony Brook: medical school, her Residency in Pediatrics — where she was Chief Resident — followed by a Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology.
“Dr. Osipoff is a valuable addition to the medical staff at Stony Brook Children’s,” says Dr. McGovern. “Stony Brook is committed to caring for children in the community with chronic conditions such as diabetes, and we want to ensure that these children have access to comprehensive, long-term treatment and disease management. Dr. Osipoff brings fresh insight, the very latest protocols and a gifted understanding of how to approach children and teens with this condition.”
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Osipoff has specialized research interests in memory and cognitive function in diabetes. She has presented her findings at conferences across North America and has been published in leading professional journals.
About Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital
Established in June 2010, Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital is Suffolk County’s only children’s hospital. More than 7,000 children and adolescents are admitted each year. Stony Brook Children’s operates 100 pediatric beds and has more than 100 full time pediatric physicians and surgeons and over 200 voluntary pediatric faculty members in 30 different specialties. The hospital is the Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center for our area and has a Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It is home to the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center and also offers a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program, Pediatric Cardiology Program, Pediatric HIV and AIDS Center, Cystic Fibrosis Center and the Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. To learn more, visit www.stonybrookchildrens.org.