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Rebecca Riba-Wolman, MD

Director, Glycogen Storage Disease Program & Disorders of Hypoglycemia
Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UConn Health

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


Education: BS, Cornell University, 2000
MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 2005
Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Boston/Boston Medical Center, 2005-2008
Fellowship: Pediatric Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital Boston, 2008-2011

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Rebecca Riba-Wolman, MD, is a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Director of the Glycogen Storage Disease Program & Disorders of Hypoglycemia. Dr. Riba-Wolman’s areas of expertise include general endocrinology, diabetes, neuroendocrinology/pituitary disorders, endocrine late effects of cancer survivors, and obesity.

    Selected Publications

    • Mahmoud SF, Bezzerides AL, Riba R, Lai GJ, Lovell PV, Hara Y, McCobb DP: Accurate quantitative RT-PCR for relative expression of Slo splice variants. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 115(2): pages 189-98, 2002.

    • Kaplan RN*, Riba RD*, Zacharoulis S*, Bramley AH, Vincent L, Costa C, MacDonald DD, Jin DK, Shido K, Kerns SA, Zhu Z, Hicklin D, Wu Y, Port JL, Altorki N, Port ER, Ruggero D, Shmelkov SV, Jensen KK, Rafii S, Lyden D. (*shared-first authors): VEGFR1-positive haematopoietic bone marrow progenitors initiate the pre-metastatic niche. Nature, 438(7069): pages 820-7, 2005.

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