Personal HistoryDr. Malek graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2003. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her fellowship in endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health in 2009. She is board certified in both internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.
Clinical SpecialityDr. Malek sees patients in both the general endocrinology clinic and The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology. Her clinical interests include endocrine causes of hypertension, thyroid disorders, and diabetes. She has extensive experience managing patients with insulin resistance from genetic causes, type 2 diabetes, and polycystic ovarian syndrome.
MC Skarulis, FS Celi, E Mueller, M Zemskova, R Malek, L Hugendubler, C Cochran, J Solomon, C Chen, P Gorden. "Thyroid Hormone Induced Brown Adipose Tissue and Amelioration of Diabetes in a Patient with Extreme Insulin Resistance." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2010; 95(1) 256-262.
R Malek, AY Chong, BC Lupsa, AO Lungu, EK Cochran, MA Soos, RK Semple, JE Balow, and P Gorden. "Treatment of Type B Insulin Resistance: A Novel Approach to Reduce Insulin Receptor Auto-antibodies." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2010; 95 (8) 3641-3647.
R Malek and D.M. Harlan. "Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease." A Review of Endocrinology: Diagnosis and Treatment presented by The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences at The National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2009.
R Malek, D McCarthy-Keith, ED Levens, MJ. Merino, AH. DeCherney, and LS. Weinstein. "A Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in a Patient with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A and Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer to the Ovaries." Endocrine Practice 2008; 14(7) 898-901.
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