Areas of Expertise:
Disorders of growth and puberty in children, Endocrine disorders in pediatric cancer survivors, Turner syndrome
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)
- Education and Training
MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
American Nurses Credentialing Center - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Board CertifiedCertified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care
- Titles and Academic Titles
- Departments and Services
- Research Interests
Endocrine disorders in childhood cancer survivors
Gruccio D. Endocrine Overview: Short stature, Delayed Puberty and Precocious Puberty. In Fox; Primary Care of Children. St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby, 1996.
Mostoufi-Moab S, Isaacoff EJ, Spiegel D, Gruccio D, Ginsberg JP, Hobbie W, Shults J, Leonard MB. Childhood cancer survivors exposed to total body irradiation are at significant risk for slipped capital femoral epiphysis during recombinant growth hormone therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Nov;60(11):1766-71. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24667. Epub 2013 Jul 2.
Stanescu, D, Gruccio, D. 50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: The XO Syndrome: A Study of the Different Phenotype in 25 Patients. Journal of Pediatrics 1044, 2013.
Hobbie Wendy L, Moab Sogol Mostoufi-, Carlson Claire A, Gruccio Denise, Ginsberg Jill P. Prevalence of advanced bone age in a cohort of patients who received cis-retinoic acid for high-risk neuroblastoma.. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 56(3): 474-6, 2011.
Posters and Presentations
Endocrine Issues in Childhood Cancer Survivors. Sixth International Nursing Conference on Child and Adolescent Cancer Survivorship. Philadelphia, PA. April, 2014
The Care of the Turner Syndrome Patient: Merging Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Care. Pediatric Nursing Endocrine Society National Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. May, 2013.
Childhood cancer survivors exposed to total body irradiation are at significant risk for slipped capital femoral epiphysis during recombinant growth hormone therapy. Fifth International Nursing Conference on Children and Adolescent Cancer Survivorship. Wiliamsburg, Virginia. June, 2012.
Endocrine Care of Girls with Turner Syndrome. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Advanced Practice Nurse Conference. Philadelphia, Pa. May, 2012.
Evaluating the Effects of Cancer Treatments on Endocrine Function. Pediatric Endocrine Nursing Society National Conference. Newport, RI. April, 2009.
- Awards and Honors
Caroline Langstader Advanced Practice Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice, May 2010
Memberships in Professional Organizations
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners
Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society
Sigma Theta Tau- Mu Chi Chapter
- Awards and Honors