Dianne Deplewski, MD

Dianne Deplewski, MD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Pediatric Endocrinology Training Program at the University of Chicago. She has served on a number of committees at the University of Chicago, including the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition, the Scholarship Oversight Committee, and the Pediatric Intern Selection Committee. Dr. Deplewski also serves at a national level on the Education Council of the Pediatric Endocrine Society.  She is a reviewer for an array of medical journals including the British Journal of Dermatology, British Medical Journal, Hormone and Metabolic Research, the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and the Journal of Pediatrics.

Dr. Deplewski’s research interests include diabetes, insulin resistance, growth and puberty. She has spent 15 years in clinical service for pediatric patients at medical facilities throughout Chicago, specializing in pediatric endocrinology. She has received many prestigious research grants and has served as a teacher and mentor. She also has published her research in a variety of medical journals, including Endocrinology, Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, the Journal of Biological Chemistry and the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Clinical Interests

  • Growth Disorders
  • Pubertal Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Disorders of Sexual Development
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders

Medical School

University of Illinois

Internship & Residency

University of Wisconsin


University of Chicago Medical Center


American Academy of Pediatrics

American Diabetes Association

The Endocrine Society

Pediatric Endocrine Society (formally Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society)

Midwest Pediatric Endocrine Society

Awards and Honors

Departmental Honors in Molecular and Cell Biology, Northwestern University

Postgraduate Biomedical Research Symposium, University of Chicago. First place – Basic science category

Endocrine Society Travel Award

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