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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Allen received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and completed pediatric residency and fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology, with special interests in childhood growth and development and newborn screening for endocrine disorders.



American Family Children's Hospital
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Endocrinology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

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PubMed Articles
Kaluarachchi DC Allen DB Eickhoff JC Dawe SJ Baker MW Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Reference Ranges for Preterm Infants. Pediatrics . 2019 Aug;144(2)
[PubMed ID: 31311840]
Curtis VA Allen DB Male Pubertal Timing-Boys Will Be Men, but When? JAMA Pediatr . 2019 Jul 22;
[PubMed ID: 31329236]
Kaluarachchi DC Allen DB Eickhoff JC Dawe SJ Baker MW Increased Congenital Hypothyroidism Detection in Preterm Infants with Serial Newborn Screening. J Pediatr . 2019 Apr;207:220-225
[PubMed ID: 30579585]
Seibert T Allen DB Eickhoff JC Carrel AL US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Based Physical Activity Recommendations Do Not Improve Fitness in Real-World Settings. J Sch Health . 2019 Mar;89(3):159-164
[PubMed ID: 30632155]
Horne VE Sandberg DE Gardner M Lantos JD Allen DB Growth Hormone Therapy for a Child With Severe Cognitive Impairment. Pediatrics . 2018 Oct;142(4)
[PubMed ID: 30237229]
Kaplowitz PB Backeljauw PF Allen DB Toward More Targeted and Cost-Effective Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analog Treatment in Girls with Central Precocious Puberty. Horm Res Paediatr . 2018;90(1):1-7
[PubMed ID: 30048994]
Strait RB Slattery MJ Carrel AL Eickhoff J Allen DB Salivary Cortisol Does Not Correlate with Metabolic Syndrome Markers or Subjective Stress in Overweight Children. J Child Obes . 2018;3(2)
[PubMed ID: 29998225]
Wolfgram PM Allen DB Effects of Inhaled Corticosteroids on Growth, Bone Metabolism, and Adrenal Function. Adv Pediatr . 2017 Aug;64(1):331-345
[PubMed ID: 28688596]
Grimberg A Allen DB Growth hormone treatment for growth hormone deficiency and idiopathic short stature: new guidelines shaped by the presence and absence of evidence. Curr Opin Pediatr . 2017 Aug;29(4):466-471
[PubMed ID: 28525404]
Pollock AJ Seibert TS Salvatori C Caturegli P Allen DB Pituitary Antibodies in an Adolescent with Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency and Turner Syndrome. Horm Res Paediatr . 2017;87(2):123-129
[PubMed ID: 27355580]
Santiago-Torres M Cui Y Adams AK Allen DB Carrel AL Guo JY LaRowe TL Schoeller DA Structural equation modeling of the associations between the home environment and obesity-related cardiovascular fitness and insulin resistance among Hispanic children. Appetite . 2016 Jun 1;101:23-30
[PubMed ID: 26850309]
Pollock AJ Allen DB Wiebe D Eickhoff J MacDonald M Baker M Development of filter paper hemoglobin A1c assay applicable to newborn screening. Clin Chim Acta . 2016 Jun 1;457:24-6
[PubMed ID: 27016455]
Pollock AJ Seibert T Allen DB Severe and Persistent Thyroid Dysfunction Associated with Tetracycline-Antibiotic Treatment in Youth. J Pediatr . 2016 Jun;173:232-4
[PubMed ID: 27059913]
Kapadia CR Nebesio TD Myers SE Willi S Miller BS Allen DB Jacobson-Dickman E Drugs and Therapeutics Committee of the Pediatric Endocrine Society. Endocrine Effects of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Children. JAMA Pediatr . 2016 Feb;170(2):163-70
[PubMed ID: 26720105]
Allen DB Hormonal Eligibility Criteria for 'Includes Females' Competition: A Practical but Problematic Solution. Horm Res Paediatr . 2016;85(4):278-82
[PubMed ID: 26872015]
Pollock AJ Fost N Allen DB Growth attenuation therapy: practice and perspectives of paediatric endocrinologists. Arch Dis Child . 2015 Dec;100(12):1185
[PubMed ID: 26203123]
Wolfgram PM Allen DB Factors influencing growth effects of inhaled corticosteroids in children. J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2015 Dec;136(6):1711-1712.e2
[PubMed ID: 26654199]
Rehm JL Wolfgram PM Hernando D Eickhoff JC Allen DB Reeder SB Proton density fat-fraction is an accurate biomarker of hepatic steatosis in adolescent girls and young women. Eur Radiol . 2015 Oct;25(10):2921-30
[PubMed ID: 25916386]
Allen DB Inhaled corticosteroids and growth: still an issue after all these years. J Pediatr . 2015 Feb;166(2):463-9
[PubMed ID: 25631291]
Rehm JL Connor EL Wolfgram PM Eickhoff JC Reeder SB Allen DB Predicting hepatic steatosis in a racially and ethnically diverse cohort of adolescent girls. J Pediatr . 2014 Aug;165(2):319-325.e1
[PubMed ID: 24857521]