Seema Kumar, M.D.

  1. Pediatrician
  2. Pediatric Endocrinologist
  • Childhood obesity
  • Adipogenesis
  1. 2003
    Fellow - Pediatric EndocrinologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2000
    Resident - PediatricsMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1998
    Resident - Preliminary MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1997
    Senior Resident - PediatricsAll-India Institute of Medical Sciences
  5. 1996
    Resident - PediatricsAll-India Institute of Medical Sciences
  6. 1992
    Internship - MedicineAll-India Institute of Medical Sciences
  7. 1991
    MB BS - MedicineAll-India Institute of Medical Sciences

Certifications

  1. 2003
    Pediatric EndocrinologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2000
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Best Poster Award The Obesity Society Basic Science Section The Obesity Society
  2. 2016
    Distinguished Investigator Award Mayo Foundation
  3. 2016
    Facilitated Poster AwardPediatric Academic Society
  4. 2014
    Clinical Fellows Abstract Award/Travel Grant in Women's Health The Endocrine Society
  5. 2014
    Guided Poster Award at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  6. 2013
    Presidential Poster Competition Award Endocrine Society
  7. 2012
    2011 Outstanding Original Basic Paper in the Journal "Thyroid" American Thyroid Association
  8. 2003
    Endocrine Society Travel Grant Award for Abstract entitled “Increased expression of TSHr and adipogenesis related genes in Graves ophthalmopathyEndocrine Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
  9. 2002
    Travel Award for Annual MeetingLawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
  10. 2001
    Travel Award for Annual MeetingEndocrine Society, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 1996
    S.T.Achar Award from Indian Academy of Pediatrics for the best oral presentation entitled “Urinary net charge in hyperchloremic metabolic acidosisAnnual Indian Academy of Pediatrics meeting, Ahmedabad, India
  12. 1995
    Sorel Catherine Award for Best Resident in PediatricsAll-India Institute of Medical Sciences

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberPediatric Endocrine Society
  2. 2017 - present
    Steering Committee MemberPediatric Endocrine Society
  3. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberPediatric Endocrine Society
  4. 2017 - present
    Advisory Council MemberAmerican Heart Association
  5. 2017 - present
    PanelistPediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry
  6. 2017
    Co-ChairAmerican Heart Association
  7. 2017
    Abstract ReviewerThe Pediatric Endocrine Society
  8. 2017 - present
    Task Force MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberObesity Registry Workgroup
  10. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  11. 2016 - present
    Co-ChairPediatric Obesity Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  12. 2015
    ChairIndian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology
  13. 2014 - present
    Panel MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  14. 2014 - present
    Elected Board MemberBoard of Directors, Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry
  15. 2014 - present
    ChairReporting on Outcomes Committee, Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Lipid Association
  17. 2013 - present
    Active MemberChildren's Research Center Advisory Committee
  18. 2012 - present
    MemberObesity Taskforce, Employee and Community Health
  19. 2012 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  20. 2012 - present
    Expert Panel MemberInstitute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  21. 2011
    Advisory Board MemberCongenital Hypothyroidism Consensus Workgroup
  22. 2011 - present
    Faculty MemberMinnesota Pediatric Obesity Research Consortium
  23. 2011 - present
    Active MemberMN American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Obesity Work Group
  24. 2009 - present
    Resident AdvisorResidency Advisory Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  25. 2007 - 2013
    Advisory Panel MemberPediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  26. 2006 - present
    Fellow AdvisorDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  27. 2006 - present
    Active MemberBariatric Surgery Section, The Obesity Society
  28. 2006 - present
    Active MemberPediatric Obesity Section, The Obesity Society
  29. 1998 - present
    Full MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  30.  
    MemberThe Endocrine Society
  31.  
    MemberLawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
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Research activities

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