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Faculty and Fellows

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Our Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship faculty are actively involved in education, research and publication. We encourage our fellows to gain confidence and independence as they progress through training while providing a collegial educational environment that allows them to thrive.

Program Director

Joseph T. Cernich, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Associate Program Director

Michelle Knoll, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine

Fellowship Coordinator

Toni Zaner, BA


Haya Azouz, MBBS
Samhita Bhattarai, MBBS
Emily Griffing, MD
Seth Lamb, MD
Emily Metzinger, MD

Faculty and staff

Meet the team from the Division of Endocrinology.

Our Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship team

Joseph Cernich, MD
Fellowship Director
(816) 855-1979

Toni Zaner, BA
Fellowship Coordinator