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Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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My Biography & Research

Biography

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 within the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine since 2012.

Dr. Howell is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology within the UC Department of Pediatrics. 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.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Divisions

Endocrinology, Rasopathy, Disorders of Sex Development, Endocrinology

My Locations

My Education

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.

My Publications

Pituitary disease in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Howell, JC; Rose, SR. Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2019; 14:283-291.

Single Ultra-High-Dose Cholecalciferol to Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Wallace, G; Jodele, S; Myers, KC; Dandoy, CE; El-Bietar, J; Nelson, A; Teusink-Cross, A; Khandelwal, P; Taggart, C; Gordon, CM; et al. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2018; 24:1856-1860.

Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Colonic Organoids via Transient Activation of BMP Signaling. Munera, JO; Sundaram, N; Rankin, SA; Hill, D; Watson, C; Mahe, M; Vallance, JE; Shroyer, NF; Sinagoga, KL; Zarzoso-Lacoste, A; et al. Cell Stem Cell. 2017; 21:51-64.e6.

Vitamin D Deficiency in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients Despite Both Standard and Aggressive Supplementation. Wallace, G; Jodele, S; Myers, KC; Dandoy, CE; El-Bietar, J; Nelson, A; Taggart, CB; Daniels, P; Lane, A; Howell, J; et al. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2016; 22:1271-1274.

Poor growth, thyroid dysfunction and vitamin D deficiency remain prevalent despite reduced intensity chemotherapy for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children and young adults. Myers, KC; Howell, JC; Wallace, G; Dandoy, C; El-Bietar, J; Lane, A; Davies, SM; Jodele, S; Rose, SR. Bone Marrow Transplantation. 2016; 51:980-984.

Late endocrine effects of childhood cancer. Rose, SR; Horne, VE; Howell, J; Lawson, SA; Rutter, MM; Trotman, GE; Corathers, SD. Nature Reviews Endocrinology. 2016; 12:319-336.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Survival in Children after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant. Wallace, G; Jodele, S; Howell, J; Myers, KC; Teusink, A; Zhao, X; Setchell, K; Holtzapfel, C; Lane, A; Taggart, C; et al. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2015; 21:1627-1631.