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Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
Universidad de Antioquia
Childrens Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati
Childrens Hospital Pittsburgh
Dr. Marcela Vargas Trujillo is a pediatric endocrinologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Dr. Vargas's medical education began at the Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia. She then completed a pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She joined the faculty at UC San Diego in 2015.
Dr. Vargas provides clinical care for children with all types of pediatric endocrine conditions. During her fellowship training she performed research focused on puberty and the menstrual cycle. Her other areas of interest include adrenal and growth disorders.
Additionally, Dr. Vargas mentors and teaches medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Using change in predicted adult height during GnRH agonist treatment for individualized treatment decisions in girls with central precocious puberty.
Trujillo MV, Lee PA, Reifschneider K, Backeljauw PF, Dragnic S, Van Komen S, Yu J, Klein KO
Incidence of central precocious puberty more than doubled during COVID-19 pandemic: Single-center retrospective review in the United States.
Trujillo MV, Rungvivatjarus T, Klein KO
A Reevaluation of the Question: Is the Pubertal Resurgence in Pulsatile GnRH Release in the Male Rhesus Monkey (Macaca mulatta) Associated With a Gonad-Independent Augmentation of GH Secretion?
Shahab M, Trujillo MV, Plant TM
Low incidence of pathology detection and high cost of screening in the evaluation of asymptomatic short children.
Sisley S, Trujillo MV, Khoury J, Backeljauw P
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