Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology
210-567-5283

Education:
BS, Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX – 2005
M.D., Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara México – 2010
Pediatric Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014
Pediatric Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2014 – 2017

Board Certification:
Pediatrics 2014-Current; Pediatrics Endocrinology 2017-Current

Poster Presentation:
Pediatric Endocrine Society Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas (PESTOLA).

(January 2015). Type I Diabetes Mellitus and Epilepsia Partialis Continua in a 10 year old male. Dallas, TX.

Health Literacy Research Conference. (November, 2015). Assessment and Improvement of Physician Patient Health Literacy in an Ambulatory Pediatric Subspecialty clinic. Bethesda, Maryland.

Pediatric Endocrine Society Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas (PESTOLA).

(January 2016). XY Gonadal Dysgenesis in a Phenotypic Female with Renal Failure and Delayed Puberty. Ft. Worth, TX.

Pediatric Academic Society. (May 2016) Percent Body Fat Using Air Displacement Plethysmography Correlates with Thigh Skin Fold in Infants of Diabetic Mother and Healthy Term Infants in largely Hispanic Population.

Advancing Care Through Automation: Hybrid Closed Loop Minimed 670G System. (February 9, 2016/San Antonio, TX –J-Prime Steakhouse) Topics of Discussion: Clinical Evidence: Pivotal Trial of Hybrid Closed Loop System in Type 1 Diabetes; Overview of Hybrid Closed Loop System; Key Learnings from Patients & Investigators -Speaker: Francine Ratner

Oral Presentations:
Pediatric Grand Rounds: Clinical Pathology Conference. (March 2014). Non-immune Hydrops Fetalis. Children’s Hospital University of Illinois.

Pediatric Academic Society. (May 2016). Randomized Controlled Trial of DHA Supplementation in Pregnancy: Results from Long-Term Follow-Up of Offspring. Baltimore, Maryland.

Department of Pediatrics Annual Research Day. (May 2016). Randomized Controlled Trial of DHA Supplementation in Pregnancy: Results from Long-Term Follow-Up of Offspring. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Quality Improvement Project. (September 2013). Implementation of vision acuity testing for well child visits: Year two of a resident QI project. Children’s Hospital University of Illinois.

Quality Improvement Project. (July 2012). Pediatric DKA order set for ED and PICU. Children’s Hospital University of Illinois.

Research Assistant. (May 2010). Assisted in DNA extractions and PCR analysis for projects involving genes associated with glucocorticoid resistance. Department of Pediatric Endocrinology SUNY Downstate Hospital Brooklyn, NY

Publications:
Alvaro Moreira, Rachel Jacob, Libby Lavender, Elia Escaname. (2015, November). Metabolic Bone Disease of Prematurity. Neoreviews.

Jessica Hutchins, Rose Ann Barajas, Daniel Hale, Elia Escaname, Jane Lynch. (2016, November). Type 2 diabetes in a 5-year-old and single center experience of type 2 diabetes in youth under 10. Pediatric Diabetes.

The “Pea Pod” and its Use for Evaluating Body Composition in Infants of Obese and Diabetic Mothers. Escaname EN. American Academy of Pediatrics The Section on Endocrinology Newsletter 2017 Oct; Fall:11.

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