News and Activities

Silva Arslanian, MD, and members of her team have been invited lecturers at various international congresses. Additionally, Dr. Arslanian has chaired several of these events and is the recipient of numerous awards for her seminal work in pediatric type 2 diabetes. She has also been invited to sit on several important advisory boards, including:

  • Scientific Advisory Board European Commission, EU-FP7, Beta-JUDO Grant 279153 (Beta Cell Function in Juvenile Diabetes and Obesity)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques de Girona (IDIBGI), Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Endocrine Fellows Foundation Forum (past board member)

Invited National and International Lectures

Silva Arslanian, MD


NYU Langone Health’s Pediatric Grand Rounds
New York University, Department of Pediatrics
New York, New York

  • Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Trials and Tribulations, Part II

5th Annual Endocrine Fellows Foundation Research Meeting
Dallas, Texas

  • Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Everything We Need to Know

Swedish National Conference on Diabetology 2019, Swedish Society for Diabetology
Stockholm, Sweden

  • Insulin Resistance in Youth Versus Adults: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting
Baltimore, Maryland

  • Pharmacotherapy of Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Fantasy or Reality?

The Human Growth Foundation Endocrine Update for the Primary Care Provider
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

American Diabetes Association, 79th Scientific Sessions
San Francisco, California

  • Type 2 Diabetes Across the Lifespan-Who is Worse Off, Youth or Adults?

Ellipse Trial Presentation, Novo Nordisk
Plainsboro, New Jersey

  • Pharmacotherapy of Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Fantasy or Reality?

EASD 2019, the 55th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes
Barcelona, Spain

  • RISE: Comparison of OGTT Glucose Response Curves and Outcomes Between youth and adults

ESPE 2019, the 58th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology
Vienna, Austria

  • Obesity Distorting Childhood Diabetes: A Pathophysiological Perspective

7th Peacocks Forum
Costa Brava, Spain

  • Metabolic Flexibility in Obese Versus Lean Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Is PCOS Status or Adiposity the Critical Factor?

ISPAD 2019, the 45th Annual Conference of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes
Boston, Massachusetts

  • Update on the TODAY and RISE studies


Sociedad Mexicana de Endocrinología Pediátrica, A.C.
Ixtapan de la Sal, Mexico

  • Vitamin D: Does it Play a Role in Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Sensitivity and β-cell Function?

Endocrine Research Seminar Series
Adult & Pediatric Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

  • The Vulnerable β-cell in Pediatrics: From Physiology to Pathophysiology

Type 1 Diabetes Research Hot Topics, The Queen Silvia Childrens Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Gothenburg, Sweden

  • β-Cell Centric Classification of Diabetes in Youth

4th Annual Endocrine Fellows Foundation Diabetes Research Forum
Dallas, Texas

  • How to Measure Insulin Sensitivity and Beta-cell Function in Youth

Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

  • The Changing Face of Diabetes in Youth: Lessons Learned from Youth Type 2 Diabetes 

Kara Hughan, MD


American Diabetes Association
Orlando, Florida

  • Oral Sodium Nitrite Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Pressure, and Arterial Thickening in Adults with Uncontrolled Hypertension and Metabolic Syndrome


Adolescent Theory Course Seminar
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing DNP Program
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Adolescent Obesity, Weight Management, and PCOS

Nutrition Center and Integrated Health Seminar Series
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Oral Nitrite Modulation of Hypertension, Endothelial Function, and Insulin Sensitivity in Humans

Nour Gebara, MD


ENDO 2019, Endocrine Society Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Metabolic Inflexibility in Obese Versus Lean Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Is PCOS Status or Adiposity the Critical Factor?, a platform presentation