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Verena Jorgensen, MD

Verena Jorgensen, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Medicine

Contact Info

  • 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd.
    MDC 62
    Tampa FL 33612
  • Academic Email:
  • Academic Phone: (813) 396-2580


  • MD, Medicine, Duke University, 1981

Recent Publications

  • Jorgensen EV, Steffensen T, Gilbert-Barness E, Nora F, Witt LC. Clinical pathologic correlation: primary amenorrhoea and bilateral adnexal tumors. Fetal and pediatric pathology. 27(6) : 245-58, 2008.
  • Diamond F, Eichler D, Mayes D, Jorgensen V, Duckett G, Hu C, Cuthbertson D, Root A. Leptin binding activity (LBA) in plasma of nondiabetic and diabetic adolescents and obese children: relation to auxologic and hormonal data. Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM. 13(2) : 141-8, 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.
  • 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.
  • Suh BK, Jorgensen EV, Root AW. Facilitation of the growth promoting effect of growth hormone (GH) by an antibody to methionyl-GH. Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM. 8(2) : 97-102, 1995.
  • 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, 1993.