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Bethany F. Peri, MD, PhD

Endocrinologist Medical Director, Patient Engagement Technologies
Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


BS, Chemical Engineering, Brown University, 1997
PhD, Tumor Cell Biology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), 2004
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), 2006


Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 2006-2009


Pediatric Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital, 2009-2012

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    General endocrinology, adrenal disorders, neuroendocrinology/pituitary disorders, growth attenuation, chronic steroid use/withdrawal. Dr. Peri is also devoted to improving patient care through the optimization of the MyChart portal and other patient facing technologies.

    Selected Publications
    • Freedman BD, Lee EJ, Park Y, Jameson JL. A dominant negative peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma knock-in mouse exhibits features of the metabolic syndrome. J Biological Chemistry. 2005; 280:17118-17125.

    • Freedman BD, Hughan K, Garibaldi L. Hypoglycemic Seizure. Clin Pediatr. 2010; 49:1078-1080.

    • Freedman BD, Kempna PB, Carlone DL, Shah MS, Guagliardo NA, Barrett PQ, Gomez-Sanchez CE, Majzoub JA, Breault DT. Adrenocortical zonation results from lineage conversion of differentiated zona glomerulosa cells. Developmental Cell. 2013; 26:666-673.

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