Jonathan C. Howell, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4744


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Type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus; endocrinopathy in bone marrow failure syndromes; growth disorders; thyroid disorders


Jonathan C. Howell, MD, PhD, is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. He has been on the faculty of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the Department of Pediatrics for the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine since 2012.

Dr. Howell is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology. His main clinical focus is diabetes as well as providing care for patients with endocrine disorders, including growth, thyroid, pituitary, pubertal, and adrenal dysfunction. Dr. Howell’s research focuses on the effects of congenital anemias and cancer on the endocrine system and the outcomes of chemotherapy, radiation, transfusions, and chronic steroid therapy on endocrine hormone function. 

Dr. Howell received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College. He received his PhD from Indiana University and his MD from Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Howell completed his pediatric internship and residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where he also served as chief resident. He also obtained his fellowship training from Cincinnati Children’s.

Education and Training

BA:Hanover College, Hanover, IN, 1997.

PhD: Indiana University (Edward F. Srour, thesis adviser), Indianapolis, IN, 2003.

MD: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 2005.

Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2005-2008.

Chief Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2008-2009.

Endocrinology Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2009-2012

Certification: Pediatrics, 2008; Pediatric Endocrinology, 2013.