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Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology


Endocrin




Physicians

Almond J. Drake, III, MD

    Almond Drake
  • Professor,
    Chief of Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Appointment phone: (252) 744-1959
  • Fax: (252) 744-1200
  • Clinical Interests: Osteoporosis; Metabolic Bone Disease; Thyroid Nodules; Thyroid Cancer; Pituitary Disorders and General Endocrinology
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Endocrinology
  • Fellowships: National Naval Medical Center
  • Residency: San Diego Naval Hospital
  • Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine 

Fiona J. Cook, MD, FACE

    Fiona Cook
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Appointment phone: (252) 744-1959
  • Fax: (252) 744-1200
  • Clinical Interests: Osteoporosis, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Thyroid Disease
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Endocrinology
  • Fellowships: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Moahad S. Dar, MD

    Moahad Dar
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Appointment phone: (252) 744-1959
  • Fax: (252) 744-1200
  • Clinical Interests: Mechanisms of type 2 diabetes reversal after Gastric Bypass Surgery, Hypoglycemia after Gastric Bypass, Hyperparathyroidism
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Endocrinology
  • Fellowships: Duke Medical Center
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Medical School: The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Caroline Houston, MD

    Caroline Houston
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Appointment phone: (252) 744-1959
  • Fax: (252) 744-1200
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
  • Fellowships: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA [Endocrinology]
  • Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA [Internal Medicine]
  • Internship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA [Internal Medicine]
  • Medical School: University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI

Robert J. Tanenberg, MD, FACP

    Robert Tanenberg
  • Professor
  • Appointment phone: (252) 744-1959
  • Fax: (252) 744-1200
  • Clinical Interests: Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, Lipid Disorders, Diabetic Neuropathy, Hypoglycemia, Clinical Trials
  • Board Certifications: Endocrinology; Internal Medicine
  • Fellowships: University of Minnesota; Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic
  • Medical School: University of Illinois School of Medicine

Physician Assistant



  • Kiotta BarnhillKiotta Barnhill, ANP
    Adult Nurse Practitioner

    Undergraduate: University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill
    Graduate Studies: East Carolina University
    E-mail: barnhillk@ecu.edu

Fellows

  • Shelly Kalia-ReynoldsShelly Kalia-Reynolds
    Endocrine Fellow

    Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College
    Residency: Cone Health


  • Francesca RamirezFrancesca Ramirez
    Endocrine Fellow

    Medical School: Universidad Central de Venezuela
    Residency: Brody School of Medicine/Vidant Medical Center


  • Mohammad AzadMohammad Azad
    Endocrine Fellow

    Medical School: Dhaka Medical College & Hospital
    Residency: Interfaith Medical Center


  • Francisco BautistaFrancisco Bautista
    Endocrine Fellow

    Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine
    Residency: Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center


  • Shazli NaseerShazli Naseer
    Diabetes Fellow

    Medial School: Dow Medical College
    Residency: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Tulsa


  • Sumera AhmedSumera Ahmed
    Diabetes Fellow

    Medical School: Kilpauk Medical College
    Residency: Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center


Patient Representatives

  • Kiana Price

  • Paula McCullough

Administrative Support

  • Latisha Scott

  • Leisa Batts

Research Staff


  • Robert J. Tanenberg- Director of Clinical Research Trials
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