Swetha Sriram, MD, FAAP

  • Fellow, PGY5

Swetha Sriram, MD, FAAP. grew up in the southern part of India in a coastal city where she graduated medical school. Prior to residency, she worked for a year as a research trainee in Pediatric Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. Sriram completed herpediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Michigan and is currently in the clinical track fellowship in endocrinology at UPMC Children's hospital of Pittsburgh. Sriram is very interested in the psychosocial aspect of diabetes management, and her research project is centered around this. Her other areas of interest include Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and PCOS in adolescents.

Fellow Biographical Details


Chennai, India

College or Medical School

Chettinad Hospital or Research Institute/The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University


UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Research Project
  • Diabetes and Depression during the COVID 19 pandemic
Career and Research Interests

Becoming a clinical educator in the field of endocrinology with a special focus on the behavioral aspects of diabetes management.

Research Project Mentor

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics, 2014-Present
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2019-Present
  • Endocrine Society, 2020-Present
  • American Diabetes Association, 2020-Present
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society, 2020-Present
    • ​Section of Hospital Medicine, 2019-Present
    • Section on Pediatric Trainees, 2019-Present
  • American Medical Association, 2014-Present

Selected Publications

Gentile NE,Wilson P, Sriram S, Lunch BA, Cristiani, V,Rutten LJ, Jacobson D, Kumar S; The effect of an automated point of care on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric obesity in primary care; Journal of Evaluation In Clinical Practice; Dec;22(6):958-964. doi: 10.1111/jep.12572. Epub 2016 Jun 10.

Sriram S, Joshi A, Rodriquez V, Kumar S; Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative syndrome:  A rare cause of Disappearing HDL Syndrome; Case Reports in Allergy and Immunology; Publication status; 2016;2016:7945953. doi: 10.1155/2016/7945953. Epub 2016 Aug 8.

Sriram S, Sauver J, Jacobson D, Brian A Lynch B A, Lteif A, Fan C, Cristiani V, Kumar S “Temporal trends in Lipid screening in children; A Population based study. Preventive Medicine Report. 2017 Nov 8;8:267-272. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.11.001. eCollection 2017 Dec.

Sriram S, Croghan LT, Donelan Dunlap BJ, Kumar S; Relationship between 25(OH)D levels and non- HDL Cholesterol in African American Adolescents; Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism; Oct 1;29(10):1165-1172. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2016-0090.

Amini Z, Kotagal S, Lohse C, Lloyd R, Sriram S, Kumar S; Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treament on Lipids in Obese Children?; Children 2017 Jun 1;4(6). pii: E44. doi: 10.3390/children4060044.

Kumar S, Hossain J, Nader N S, Aguirre-Castaneda RL, Sriram S, Balagopal B; Decreased Circulating levels of Spexin in Obese Vs Normal Children; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism;  2016 Jul;101(7):2931-6. doi: 10.1210/jc.2016-1177. Epub 2016 May 24.

Creo A, Sriram S, Vaughan LE, Weaver AM, Lteif A, Kumar S;  Risk of Substance Use Disorders among Adolescents and Emerging Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: A Population-based Cohort Study; Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Status: Submitted on November 2020.