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Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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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

Clinical Divisions

Endocrinology, Rasopathy, Differences of Sex Development

Research Divisions

Endocrinology

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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

Incidence of thyroid dysfunction in children after HSCT with reduced intensity conditioning (RIC) or myeloablative conditioning (MAC). Wang, YZ M; Howell, JC; Grimley, MS; Lane, A; Davies, SM; Myers, KC. Pediatric Transplantation. 2021; 25.

SUN-065 Bone Health Outcomes in a Large, Diverse Pediatric Cohort Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant. Swauger, S; Sabulski, A; Hornung, L; Myers, K; Wasserman, H; Howell, JC. Journal of the Endocrine Society. 2020; 4.

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.

Reduced Fertility Potential in Young Patients Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Despite Reduced Intensity Conditioning. Toro, HO-D; Howell, JC; Badia, P; Benoit, J; Davies, S; Grimley, M; Jodele, S; Phillips, C; Burns, K; Khandelwal, P; et al. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2018; 31.

88 Reduced Fertility Potential in Young Patients Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Despite Reduced Intensity Conditioning. Toro, HO-D; Howell, JC; Badia, P; Benoit, J; Davies, SM; Grimley, MS; Jodele, S; Phillips, C; Burns, K; Khandelwal, P; et al. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2018; 24:s89-s90.

358 A Single Ultra High Dose of Vitamin D is Safe and Feasible in Early Peri-Transplant Period to Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency in Pediatric HSCT Recipients. Wallace, G; Howell, JC; Jodele, S; Myers, KC; Dandoy, CE; El-Bietar, J; Nelson, AS; Teusink-Cross, A; Khandelwal, P; Taggart, CB; et al. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2018; 24:s286-s287.

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.

Reduced Fertility Potential in Young Females Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Despite Reduced Intensity Conditioning. Toro, HO-D; Howell, JC; Benoit, J; Davies, S; Grimley, M; Jodele, S; Khandelwal, P; El-Bietar, J; Marsh, R; Nelson, A; et al. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2017; 30:279-280.

51 Increased Vitamin D Binding Protein Levels Are Associated with Improved Overall Survival Following Bone Marrow Transplant in Children. Luebbering, N; Lounder, DT; Wallace, G; Jodele, S; Myers, KC; Nelson, AS; Howell, JC; Lane, A; Taggart, CB; Teusink-Cross, A; et al. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2017; 23:s64-s65.