Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology

Education:                                                                                                                                                                                  MD, Aga Khan University, Karachi, 2011

Training:                                                                                                                                                                                     Residency, Pediatrics, University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois, 2012-2015

Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 2015-2018

Board Certification:                                                                                                                                                                   Pediatrics                                                                                                                                                                            Pediatric Endocrinology

Papers and Articles: (selected from peer-reviewed articles and abstracts)

Rabab Jafri, Courtney Balliro, Jordan S. Sherwood, Mallory Hillard, Laya Ekhlaspour, Liana Hsu, Rajendranath Selagamsetty, John Costik, Jason L. Sloane, Bruce Buckingham, Firas H. El-Khatib, Edward Damiano, Steven J. Russell. First Human Study Testing the iLet, a Purpose-Built Bionic Pancreas Platform American Diabetes Association’s 79th Scientific Sessions, 2019, San Francisco, CA

Jafri RZ, McNamara EA, Snyder EA, et al. Further Delineation of Liver Involvement in Girls and Women with Turner Syndrome: Case Report of a 2-Year-Old with Liver Dysfunction and Review of Patients Followed in the Mass General Hospital Turner Syndrome Clinic. Horm Res Paediatr 2019; Apr 92(5):328-334.  Doi:10.1159/000502842 Epub 2019 Sept 27.  PMID: 31563903

Sherwood JS, Jafri RZ, Balliro CA, Zheng H, FH El-Khatib, ER Damiano, SJ Russell, MS Putman . Automated glycemic control with the bionic pancreas in cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: A pilot study. J Cyst Fibros 2020;Jan;19(1):159-161. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2019.08.002. Epub 2019 Aug 13.  PMID: 31420176

Jafri R, Balliro C, El-Khatib F, et al. A Three-way Accuracy Comparison of the Dexcom G5, Abbott Freestyle Libre Pro, and Senseonics Eversense CGM Devices in an Home-Use Study of Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther  2020 May 26. doi: 10.1089/dia.2019.0449  Online ahead of print  PMID:32453604

Expertise and Interest                                                                                                                                                              My interest in approaching complex medical issues with a focus on the family impacts my practice and research related to diabetes at the Texas Diabetes Institute. I enjoy learning about the various aspects of diabetes in youth with regards to intervention, diagnosis and management as well as integrating diabetes technology within my research and clinical care.

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