Bach-Mai Katherine Vu-Boast, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology, Vu-Boast provides compassionate, evidence-based, family-centered care in a variety of areas including pediatric diabetes, growth disorders, pubertal disorders, thyroid dysfunction, pituitary disease, and general pediatric endocrinology. Her particular interest in the psychological and environmental determinants of health outcomes has led her to participate in and lead a number of initiatives to improve health care delivery in the hospital and outpatient clinic. She has previously served as a consultant and leader in revision of clinic workflows and design of electronic health record tools to improve quality and efficiency of clinical care. For over ten years, she has volunteered as medical staff at various children's diabetes camps in several states. She also enjoys working with medical students, residents, and fellows from a variety of fields and backgrounds.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009-2019 
  • Endocrine Society, 2014-2019 
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society, 2014-2019 

Education & Training

  • BA, Human Biology, Stanford University, 2005
  • MD, University of Texas Medical School, 2009
  • Residency in Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Children's Medical Center, 2009-2012
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, 2012-2015

Selected Publications

Chen MJ, Vu BM, Axelrad M, Dietrich JE, Gargollo P, Gunn S, Macias CG, McCullough LB, Roth DR, Sutton VR, Karaviti LP.  Androgen insensitivity syndrome: management considerations from infancy to adulthood. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2015 Jun; 12(4): 373-87.  PubMed PMID: 26182482. 

Gandhi K, Vu BK, Eshtehardi SS, Wasserman RM, Hilliard ME.  Adherence in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: strategies and considerations for assessment in research and practice.  Diabetes Manag (Lond). 2015 Nov; 5(6): 485-498.  PubMed PMID: 27066110.

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