Living without a pancreas: Is it possible?
November 30, 2016
Jessica Abramowitz, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and a member of its Division of Endocrinology. Her clinical interests include reproductive endocrinology and transitions of care from pediatric to adult endocrinology.
Originally from Chicago, Dr. Abramowitz holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. She received her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, and completed internal medicine residency training at Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident. She remained there to obtain advanced training through a fellowship program in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.
Board certified in internal medicine and in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015.
Dr. Abramowitz's current research focus is the effect of feminizing hormones on bone metabolism
and microarchitecture. She has given several presentations on this topic at the Center for Translational Medicine Translational Science Forum. Having published numerous articles in the field of transgender medicine, she is recognized locally and nationally for her expertise.
Dr. Abramowitz is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Endocrine Society, World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Association of Program Directors in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society.
In 2019, Dr. Abramowitz was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star.
Dr. Abramowitz’s interests outside of medicine include reading fiction, spending time with her family, and volunteering in her local community.
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