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Cynthia M. Miracle, MD is board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology-hypertension. She is the Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship at UC San Diego. She is involved in all aspects of clinical nephrology splitting her time between UC San Diego and the VA San Diego Healthcare System. At UC San Diego, she is involved with the care of chronic hemodialysis patients and renal transplant patients. In addition, she provides nephrology consultation on patients admitted to the UC San Diego Health System, mainly at the Thornton Hospital and Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center. At the VA, she is involved with the care of veterans with Chronic Kidney Disease and Hypertension through her role as the VA Renal Clinic Director. She was awarded the Employee Excellence Award for Patient Care (Karis Award) by the VA in 2008. Dr. Miracle is also involved with clinical research in the area of Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease. Dr. Miracle completed a fellowship in nephrology-hypertension at UC San Diego and her residency in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. She earned her medical degree from New York Medical College and her Bachelor of Science in Biology at UCLA.
Dr. Tangpricha joined the Division of Endocrinology in 2004. He received his M.D. at Tufts University and his internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center. He completed a PhD in Molecular Medicine on the topic of colon cancer and vitamin D. Dr. Tangpricha established a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among young healthy adults at the end of winter in Boston. His current research projects include studies examining the role of vitamin D on the gut microbiome in patients with cystic fibrosis andgender affirming hormone therapy in trans and gender diverse people.
Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD, MS, MME is an Assistant Dean for student affairs and curriculum at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicie and the Endocrinology Fellowship Program Director of the University of Iowa. She is also a Clinical Professor in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Shibli-Rahhal researches osteoporosis, hip fracture, PTH, and vitamin D. Dr. Rahhal received her MD from the American University of Beirut. She completed her internal medicine residency and her endocrinology fellowship at the University of Iowa.