Olivia Ginnard, DO, FAAP
Instructor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology, and Pediatric Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine
Get to know Olivia Ginnard, DO, FAAP
Dr. Ginnard is a physician-scientist who specializes in the field of endocrinology to better impact patient lives. Specifically, her research interests involve the development of a comprehensive understanding of how alterations in vitamin D pathways lead to the pathologic disease states of obesity and diabetes in children. To realize this goal, she has joined Baylor College of Medicine’s Treating Obesity with Precision (TOP) lab under the direction of Stephanie Sisley, MD and Yong Xu lab focusing on the interplay of neural circuits and signals involved in energy balance. By pursuing basic science research and continuing to see patients in clinic, she hopes to bridge the bench to the bedside and make impactful discoveries that will better her patients' lives.
From Dr. Ginnard:
I strive to provide the best comprehensive clinical care for children with diabetes and hormone disorders and to advocate for their needs and families.
Clinical Interests: obesity, type 2 diabetes
Research Interests: neural role of vitamin D in obesity and diabetes
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Olivia Z.B. Ginnard, G. Todd Alonso, Sarah D. Corathers, Carla Demeterco-Berggren, Lauren H. Golden, Brian T. Miyazaki, Grace Nelson, Emma Ospelt, Osagie Ebekozien, Joyce M. Lee, Kathryn S. Obrynba, Daniel J. DeSalvo. Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care: A Review of Initiatives and Outcomes in the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative. Clinical Diabetes, 2021 Jul;39(3)
Nella A, Ginnard O. Endocrinology. Core Concepts of Pediatrics, 2018;2
Dasgupta S, Nguyen H, Naeem B, Ginnard O, Bhargava V, Shirley L. Progressive abdominal pain in a 3-year-old boy with repaired congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatrics in Review, 2017 Dec;12(38):567-568. Pubmed PMID: 29196513
Olivia Z.B. Ginnard, Maria J. Redondo, Sarah K. Lyons Diabetes with multiple islet cell autoantibody positivity successfully managed with GLP-1 receptor agonist alone: a case report. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 2022
Nella, A., Ginnard, O. Pediatric Endocrine. Core Concepts, 2nd ed. University of Texas Medical Branch Division of Pediatrics. 2018