Keck School Faculty

Elizabeth Beale

Elizabeth Beale

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
BMT B11 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

USC: Coulter Award, 2015

USC: Coulter Award, 2014

USC: Coulter Award, 2013

Roybal Diabetes Management Clinic: Leadership Award, 2010

American Federation for Medical Research: Endocrinology Scholar Award, 2005

Hypothesis: Bolus jejunal feeding via an enteral feeding tube simulates key features of gastric bypass to initiate similar clinical benefits Nutrition. 2022 02; 94:111537. . View in PubMed

Effect of bolus enteral tube feeding on body weight in ambulatory adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes: a feasibility pilot randomized trial Nutr Diabetes. 2020 06 17; 10(1):22. . View in PubMed

Development of a delayed-release nutrient for appetite control in adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes and initial clinical testing in a single dose randomized controlled trial Nutr Diabetes. 2019 07 15; 9(1):20. . View in PubMed

Insulin-Treated Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Emergency Abdominal Surgery Have Worse Outcomes than Patients Treated with Oral Agents World J Surg. 2016 Jul; 40(7):1575-82. . View in PubMed

Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Presenting with Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction: Delaying Surgical Intervention Results in Worse Outcomes World J Surg. 2016 Apr; 40(4):863-9. . View in PubMed

The effect of diabetes on outcomes following emergency appendectomy in patients without comorbidities: a propensity score-matched analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database Am J Surg. 2015 Jan; 209(1):206-11. . View in PubMed

Genetic variation in MTNR1B is associated with gestational diabetes mellitus and contributes only to the absolute level of beta cell compensation in Mexican Americans Diabetologia. 2014 Jul; 57(7):1391-9. . View in PubMed

Effects of diabetes mellitus in patients presenting with diverticulitis: clinical correlations and disease characteristics in more than 1,000 patients J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Mar; 76(3):704-9. . View in PubMed

Effect of diabetes on outcomes in patients undergoing emergent cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis World J Surg. 2013 Oct; 37(10):2257-64. . View in PubMed

Subcutaneous adipose tissue macrophage infiltration is associated with hepatic and visceral fat deposition, hyperinsulinemia, and stimulation of NF-? B stress pathway. Diabetes. 2011 Nov; 60(11):2802-9.. View in PubMed

Clinical review: Thyroid hormone therapy for postoperative nonthyroidal illnesses: a systematic review and synthesis J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Oct; 95(10):4526-34. . View in PubMed

Thyroid hormone therapy for obesity and nonthyroidal illnesses: a systematic review J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Oct; 94(10):3663-75. . View in PubMed

Patient outcomes in the acute recovery phase following robotic-assisted prostate surgery: a prospective study Int J Nurs Stud. 2009 Apr; 46(4):442-9. . View in PubMed

Acute diabetes insipidus in severe head injury: a prospective study J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Oct; 207(4):477-84. . View in PubMed

Beta-blockers in isolated blunt head injury J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Mar; 206(3):432-8. . View in PubMed

Blood transfusion in critically injured patients: a prospective study Injury. 2006 May; 37(5):455-65. . View in PubMed

Elizabeth Beale (Demetriades), MD, is Clinical Director of the Roybal Diabetes Management Program and Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Her primary clinical and research interests are on developing effective novel, widely applicable therapies for diabetes and obesity.

Dr. Beale has a Master's degree in Clinical Investigation and conducts clinical translational research in the mechanism of benefit of bariatric surgery and in glucose control in critical illness. She has written several articles in peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and Diabetes. Dr. Beale is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (UK) and a member of the American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society, and Obesity Society.
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