Congratulations to one of our new clinical fellows this year, Henry Zelada Castro, MD, who has recently published his paper titled, “Development of a Predictive Model for Hyperglycemia in Nondiabetic Recipients After Liver Transplantation” in the peer-reviewed journal, Transplantation Direct.
The article can be found at Transplantation Direct: Development of a Predictive Model for Hyperglycemia in Nondiabetic Recipients After Liver Transplantation
Dr. Zelada Castro was raised in Lima, Peru in a family with a strong tradition of service in the Peruvian Air Force. He set his own course and became the first physician in his family.
He attended medical school at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital/University of Illinois at Chicago.
During residency, he continued to develop his passion for endocrinology working under the guidance of Dr. Mark Molitch at Northwestern on a number research studies, mainly focused on protocols to improve glycemic control of patients with solid organ transplantation. Dr. Zelada Castro has shared his research studies at many national conferences.
Henry chose to continue his training at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis as a clinical fellow on the research track. He said, “It is the perfect platform to receive high-level clinical training, along with excellent research mentoring in this area of medicine for which I am so passionate.”