Meet the Norton Children’s Endocrinology Team

Norton Children’s Endocrinology, affiliated with UofL School of Medicine, has a robust team of board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric endocrinologists, diabetes nurse practitioners, certified diabetes educators, nurses, social workers, psychologists, pharmacists, exercise physiologists and more. Our team is experienced in treating all types of endocrinology conditions in children.

Jason R. Jaggers, Ph.D.

Kristi King, Ph.D.

Tristan Murray, Pharm.D., BCPS

Jaime Walker, MSN, R.N., MLDE, CDE, CPN

Heidi Wentworth, R.N., MBSN, CDE, MLDE

Kiersten Hodge, R.N., CDE

Karen K. Boomer, M.S., R.D., L.D., CDE, MLDE

Whitney Cessna, M.S., RDN, LDN, CDE, MLDE

Eric Davenport, R.D., L.D., CDE

Melissa J. Kleber, CDE

Paula Struck, LCSW

Endocronology

Norton Children’s Endocrinology

Specialized children’s endocrinology care
Call (502) 588-3400

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