Kenneth C. Copeland

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Kenneth C. Copeland


Copeland, Kenneth C. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Peds - Diabetes/Endocrinology -Professor, Ruth and Paul Jonas Endowed Chair

Center of:

Harold Hamm Diabetes Center -


Baylor College of Medicine   MD   1973
Baylor University, Waco, TX   BA   1970
Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology, University of North Carolina     1979
Intern & Assistant Resident, Pediatrics - Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, TN     1975
Research Assistant Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology - Clinique de Pediatrie, Hospital Cantonal, Geneva, Switzerland     1977

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Focusing primarily on the causes and treatments of type 2 diabetes, the metabolic actions of insulin, and pathology associated with insulin resistance.


OU Children's Physicians - Department of Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Diabetes/Endocrinology

Research Projects:

Treatment Options in Diabetic Adolescents and Youth
Mentoring Diabetes Research in Oklahoma
Energy Expenditure During the Development of Childhood Obesity

Selected Publications:

Insulin Resistance (HOMA) and Dyslipidemia Among Native American Children
2006    Copeland KC, Karns K, Lewis V, Immohotichey P, Maddox J, Felton B, McIntosh R, Parker D, Burgin C, Blackett P
Oklahoma State Medical Association
Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: an oxymoron or a medical metamorphosis?
2005    Copeland KC, Chalmers LJ, and Brown RD
Pediatric Annals
The secretion of adrenal andogrens and growth patterns of patients with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and idiopathic delayed puberty.
1977    Copeland KC, Paunier L, Sizonenko PC