Dorothy Shulman, MD

Professor, College Of Medicine Pediatrics

College Of Medicine Pediatrics

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd.
MDC 62
Tampa, FL 33612

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  • MD, University Of Kansas, 1978

Recent Publications

  • Shulman DI, Kanarek K. Gastrin, motilin, insulin, and insulin-like growth factor-I concentrations in very-low-birth-weight infants receiving enteral or parenteral nutrition. JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition. 17(2) : 130-3
  • Jorgensen EV, Schwartz ID, Hvizdala E, Barbosa J, Phuphanich S, Shulman DI, Root AW, Estrada J, Hu CS, Bercu BB. Neurotransmitter control of growth hormone secretion in children after cranial radiation therapy. The Journal of pediatric endocrinology. 6(2) : 131-42
  • Smith SS, Shulman DI, O'Dorisio TM, McClenathan DT, Borger JA, Bercu BB, Root AW. Watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, achlorhydria syndrome in an infant: effect of the long-acting somatostatin analogue SMS 201-995 on the disease and linear growth. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 6(5) : 710-6
  • Miller BS, Shulman DI, Shillington A, Harshaw Q, Wilson DM, Schwartz D, Kappy M, Bakker B, Wyatt D. Consensus and discordance in the management of growth hormone-treated patients: results of a knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices survey. International journal of pediatric endocrinology. 2010: 891571, 2010.
  • Lenz AM, Shulman D, Eugster EA, Rahhal S, Fuqua JS, Pescovitz OH, Lewis KA. Bicalutamide and third-generation aromatase inhibitors in testotoxicosis. Pediatrics. 126(3) : e728-33, 2010.
  • Diaz-Thomas A, Shulman D. Use of aromatase inhibitors in children and adolescents: what's new? Current opinion in pediatrics. 22(4) : 501-7, 2010.
  • Carel JC, Eugster EA, Rogol A, Ghizzoni L, Palmert MR, Antoniazzi F, Berenbaum S, Bourguignon JP, Chrousos GP, Coste J, Deal S, de Vries L, Foster C, Heger S, Holland J, Jahnukainen K, Juul A, Kaplowitz P, Lahlou N, Lee MM, Lee P, Merke DP, Neely EK, Oostdijk W, Phillip M, Rosenfield RL, Shulman D, Styne D, Tauber M, Wit JM. Consensus statement on the use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs in children. Pediatrics. 123(4) : e752-62, 2009.
  • Rahhal S, Clarke WL, Kletter GB, Lee PA, Neely EK, Reiter EO, Saenger P, Shulman D, Silverman L, Eugster EA. Results of a second year of therapy with the 12-month histrelin implant for the treatment of central precocious puberty. International journal of pediatric endocrinology. 2009: 812517, 2009.
  • Shulman DI, Francis GL, Palmert MR, Eugster EA. Use of aromatase inhibitors in children and adolescents with disorders of growth and adolescent development. Pediatrics. 121(4) : e975-83, 2008.
  • Shulman DI, Palmert MR, Kemp SF. Adrenal insufficiency: still a cause of morbidity and death in childhood. Pediatrics. 119(2) : e484-94, 2007.
  • Shulman DI, Root AW, Diamond FB, Bercu BB, Martinez R, Boucek RJ. Effects of one year of recombinant human growth hormone (GH) therapy on cardiac mass and function in children with classical GH deficiency. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 88(9) : 4095-9, 2003.
  • Shulman DI. Metabolic effects of growth hormone in the child and adolescent. Current opinion in pediatrics. 14(4) : 432-6, 2002.
  • Shulman DI. Gastrointestinal effects of growth hormone. Endocrine. 12(2) : 147-52, 2000.
  • Diamond FB, Jorgensen EV, Root AW, Shulman DI, Sy JP, Blethen SL, Bercu BB. The role of serial sampling in the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency. Pediatrics. 102(2 Pt 3) : 521-4, 1998.
  • Diamond FB, Shulman DI, Lacson A, Casadonte J, Favara B. Atypical dendritic cell-related histiocytosis with goiter and primary hypothyroidism. The Journal of pediatrics. 132(2) : 357-60, 1998.
  • Shulman DI, Muhar I, Jorgensen EV, Diamond FB, Bercu BB, Root AW. Autoimmune hyperthyroidism in prepubertal children and adolescents: comparison of clinical and biochemical features at diagnosis and responses to medical therapy. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association. 7(5) : 755-60, 1997.
  • Diamond FB, Eichler DC, Duckett G, Jorgensen EV, Shulman D, Root AW. Demonstration of a leptin binding factor in human serum. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 233(3) : 818-22, 1997.
  • Shulman DI, McClenathan DT, Harmel RP, Qualman SJ, O'Dorisio TM. Ganglioneuromatosis involving the small intestine and pancreas of a child and causing hypersecretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 22(2) : 212-8, 1996.
  • Heinze HJ, Shulman DI, Diamond FB, Bercu BB. Spectrum of serum thyroglobulin elevation in congenital thyroid disorders. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association. 3(1) : 37-40, 1993.
  • Kanarek KS, Shulman D. Non-nutritive sucking does not increase blood levels of gastrin, motilin, insulin and insulin-like growth factor 1 in premature infants receiving enteral feedings. Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). 81(12) : 974-7, 1992.
  • Shulman DI, Hu CS, Duckett G, Lavallee-Grey M. Effects of short-term growth hormone therapy in rats undergoing 75% small intestinal resection. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 14(1) : 3-11, 1992.
  • Schwartz ID, Hu CS, Shulman DI, Root AW, Bercu BB. Linear growth response to exogenous growth hormone in children with short stature. American journal of diseases of children (1960). 144(10) : 1092-7, 1990.
  • Shulman DI, Hu CS, Root AW, Bercu BB. Pooled prolactin measurements in the evaluation of short children. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 69(6) : 1261-7, 1989.
  • Diamond FB, Shulman DI, Root AW. Scrotal hair in infancy. The Journal of pediatrics. 114(6) : 999-1001, 1989.
  • Shulman DI, Strzelecki JA, Bercu BB, Root AW. Usefulness of serum thyrotropin-binding inhibitory index measurements in infantile hypothyroidism. Relationship to serum thyrotropin concentrations. American journal of diseases of children (1960). 142(9) : 972-4, 1988.
  • Shulman DI, Sweetland M, Duckett G, Root AW. Age-related differences in the growth hormone secretory response to hGHRH 1-44 in male rats from infancy through puberty. In vivo and in vitro studies. Acta endocrinologica. 116(1) : 138-44, 1987.
  • Shulman DI, Bercu BB. Evaluation of growth hormone secretion: provocative testing vs endogenous 24-hour growth hormone profile. Acta paediatrica Scandinavica. Supplement. 337: 61-71, 1987.
  • Shulman DI. Isosexual precocious puberty. Pediatrician. 14(4) : 261-9, 1987.